By Fazal Amin Beg (based on an interview in 2014)
Ejaz Karim son of haqiqat ali (late) ,belonging to Dinali clan, was born on 23 March,1992 in Passu,hunza. He has one brother and six sisters
Ejaz Karim got his his elementary education from DJ -middle school passu after completing his Middle level education in 2007, he pursued to Al-Amyn Model School Gulmit for secondary level education. He did his matriculation in 2009 and moved to Abbottabad for intermediate level education. He did (FSC ) from PPC inter college Abbottabad . After completion of his (FSC) in 2011 he went to Lahore is currently (2014) doing his B A (Honrs.) in Interior Designing from ( IADM) Institute of Arts Design and Management, affiliated with (Edexcel Board UK)
Ejaz Karim is an art lover from his child hood, In 2008, he was honored the winner of national arts competition (Friends of the Environment) Golden jubilee imitative from hunza region. In the same year he started his poetry when he was in class 9, he is also a singer. So far he comes up with the first ever Wakhi video song in 2013 (Peshũw Z̃hũ Pũzũv) which was his own composition.
Ejaz Karim got inspiration In poetry from his late father Haqiqat Ali’s literature as he stood the first among the Pakistani Wakhi writers who compiled the Wakhi sounds in the form of primer (published in 1986) based on the German orientalist George Buddrus’s work on this language. In addition, Ejaz Karim was also impressed by his teacher Nazir Ahmad Bulbul who is a Wakhi poet and social worker.
Ejaz Karim thinks that arts and literature are the backbone of any society/ community his mission is to work on Hunza arts and architecture in future to preserve and prmote the beautiful aspects of native cultures and transfer them to the young generations.