This well known nasta'liq scribe worked in Herat and spent his early years working for Mir 'Alishir Nava'i. His numerous recorded works are dated between AH 915/1509-10 AD and AH 992/1584-5 AD (Mehdi Bayani, ahval va asar-e khosh-nevisan, vol. I, Teheran, 1345 sh., pp. 268-71, and in the Topkapi (F.E. Karatay, Topkapi Sarayi Muzesi Kutuphanesi Farsia Yazmalar Katalogu Istanbul, 1961, cat. nos. 777, 787).