He ‘Souled’ His Poetry to The Entire Nation: Yahya Bootwala


Love is elusive. Countless men have tried to define this one emotion in so many different ways… but, it still remains just one soft awakening that can only be felt by the heart. And, very recently one guy has come up with such a heartfelt poetry that has gone viral all over the internet for all the right reasons- Yahya Bootwala.

but first, let us show you the poetry that the young lad has done at the Spill poetry event recently:

In this whole poem, the young Shayar and Kavi has differentiated between love and infatuation by putting narrowness of materialistic attraction and depth of real emotions at two ends of one balance rod. The deep synopsis and touchy lines have already filled up a million souls and made the guy an overnight talk of the internet.

So, let us now dig deeper into young poet’s life. Here are the top 5 things that you’re ought to know about this talented young guy:

Yahya is a Mumbaikar (and a Talented one at that)!

Yahya is a Mumbai based young Hindi poet who writes abstract coming-of-age poetry in Hindi and Urdu.

He Actually wants to become an actor.

Though he has now formed a deeper connection with words, he takes writing as a passion. On a major part, his basic aim has always been to become an actor.

There is one lady behind this successful man too!

When asked about the inspiration behind his soulful poetry, he replied:

Haan! Ek ladki thi jiske sath tha. Kaafi pagli aur jhalli thi jo… kuch aur nahi to muskurahat ki vajah zarur thi.

Which literally translates into

Yes! Was there someone with whom I used to be. So mad and naive was she… and if not anything else, was indeed the reason behind my smile!

Yahya has faced rejections too!

Yahya during, his college days had directed plenty of plays and did theatre acting. But, every time he tried to make it into the mainstream, he got replaced by someone else. Yet he handled them by writing all down. And he kept on writing and wrote what always pushed him within to reach for more.

Yahya wasn’t just-another PCM student!

Yahya’s actual stream was science, but unlike many, the young lad chose what he was better at- he did mass media after convincing his parents against B.Tech. And, that was a commendable step that can inspire so

(And, that’s a commendable step that can inspire so many more!)

And, at the end when he was asked about his recent fame, all he said was-

Agar bas me hota toh ek-ek ka sukhriya ada kar deta!

I would have thanked each one who loved me back just if it could have been possible.

(Main Source: Wittyfeed)