He wrote several books on poetry, biographies, plays and short-stories in both Sindhi and Urdu languages. His translations of Shah Jo Risalo, which was written by the 18th century Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, from Sindhi to Urdu language established him as an authority in his domain. Ayaz was born on 2 March 1923 in Shikarpur, Sindh.
He was a lawyer but he also served as the vice-chancellor of Sindh University.
Ayaz married Iqbal Begum, who was also a Sindhi poet. Ayaz is one of the major voices in twentieth century poetry.
His literary career spanned almost six decades and covered a wide range of poetry and prose forms, ranging from the traditional bait, wa"i,nazm,"azad nazm" and ghazal to plays in verse. He wrote short stories, novel, essays, poetry, travelogues, diaries, an autobiography and the translation of Shah Jo Risalo in Urdu.
He also wrote poetry in Urdu and two of his anthologies, Booye Gul, Nala-i-dil" and Neel Kanth Aur Neem Ke Pate.
Booye Gul, Nala-i-dil
Neel Kanth Aur Neem Ke Pate.