Amir Khusro Dehlavi was a medieval Indian poet and musician during the Delhi Sultanate. Born in 1253 in Patiali, he was the son of a Turkish military commander and a Rajput mother. After his father’s death in 1260, Khusro moved to Delhi with his mother and soon entered the service of Sultan Malik Chajju. He later became a disciple of Sufism and gained the patronage of several rulers of the Delhi Sultanate, including Sultan Alauddin Khalji. Khusro’s contributions to the development of Indian classical music are notable, and he is also known for his poetry in Persian, Hindi, and Urdu. Some of his notable works include the Masnavi Man Kutuhul-Qulub, Khazainul-Futuh, and Nuh Sipihr.