Ramiz Mammadali Oglu Aliev better known by his pen name Rovshan is Azerbaijani poet, writer and translator.
Poet and film script writer Ramiz Rovshan was born in Baku on December 15, 1946.
Rovshan graduated from the Philology Faculty of Azerbaijan State University (1969).
He took a two-year filmmaking course in Moscow in 1978. He is the author of several poetry books such as "One Rainy Song" (1970), "The Sky Can’t Hold a Stone" (1987) and "Butterfly Wings" (1999), novels and stories "Stone" (1979), "Pain" (1978), "Stories of Amirjan" (2001), "Breath" (2006) et cetera Rovshan’s poems and stories have been translated into most of the languages of former Soviet Republics and published in the United States of America, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Poland, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Turkey and Iran.
Currently Ramiz Rovshan is the Editor-in-chief of "Azerbaijanfilm" film studio.
He also is the chairman of the Committee of "Struggle against election fraud and repressions".
He is a member of Azerbaijan Writers’ Union and Republican Council of Media.