Zahir Husain is the founder of ‘The Calligraphers Club’ – ‘Baithak e Khushnawisan’, a Facebook based community of calligraphers of Pakistan. He trained as a calligrapher under the guidance of Ghulam Murtaza and M. Kashif Khan and expanded his practice to calligraphic paintings, murals and ‘katbas’ and criticism.
Zahir Husain is an active member of the calligrapher’s community having served as Secretory and Joint Secretory at the Calligraphers Association of Pakistan (Sindh Chapter). His dedication to the promotion of calligraphy has also led him to establishing an online Calligraphy teaching platform.
He is the recipient of appreciation award from ‘Mojiza e Fun’ for being a Calligraphy Activist and is also a Calligraphy Critic.