Asrarul Haq was born in Rudauli, Bara Banki in 1911. He received his early education in Lucknow and Agra, and then got his B.A. at Aligarh Muslim University. He started writing poems while in Aligarh and soon became a popular among the masses and well-respected among the literati. A heavy drinker, Majaz died alone in a tavern on the cold winter night of 5th December 1955 in Lucknow. "Aahang" and "Saaz-e-Nau" are two of his poetry compilations. His sister Safiya was married to Jan Nisar Akhtar, father of Javed Akhtar. Majaz is also well-known for writing the anthem for Aligarh Muslim University, 'ye meraa chaman'.
Sun charkhe di mithi mithi kook mahiya mainu yaad aavda mere dil vicho uthdee a hook mahiya mainu yaad aavda sun charkhe di mithi mithi koo Mere eid waala chann kado chadega allah jaane mahi kadon vede vadenga dukh daade ne te zind-dee malook mahiya mainu yaad aavda...sun charkhe di mithi mithi kook Taane marde ne aapne shareek ve likh chithi vich aun di tareek ve kaali raat vaali dange mainu shoog ve sun charkhe di mithi mithi kook Mahi aavega te khushiya manava gi, manava gee ohde raava vich akhiya bichhava gi jaan chhadiye vichhodeya ne phook sun charkhe di mithi mithi kook katta pudiya te hanju mere vaagde hun haase v nahi mainu change laagde, nahi change laagde kive bhool jaava ohde main salook mahiya mainu yaad aavda sun charkhe di mithi mithi kook