|Born||15 July 1936|
|Known for||Urdu satire|
|Website||Siasat Website on Hussain|
Hussain has published several books and over 15 volumes of humor journalism, with many of them translated into Hindi, English and other languages. Apne Yaad Mein, an autobiographical satire, Urdu ke sheher urdu ke log, Behar hal, Safar lakht lakht and Mera Column are some of his notable works. The account of his life has been published as a book by Educational Publishing House, New Delhi, titled Mujtaba hussain jaisa dekha jaisa paya, and they have also published another book, Mujtaba Hussain Ainon ke Beech, on his writing and creations. The Siasat Daily, an Urdu-language Indian daily, has launched a dedicated website on Hussain, where 25 books totaling over 6500 pages of his writings are available for reading. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2007, for his contributions to Urdu literature.
- "Mujtaba Hussain – A humorist par excellence". The Hindu. 1 April 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
- "Hussain on Amazon". Amazon. 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
- "A Reading of Urdu Satire". Hindi Urdu Flagship. 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
- Mujtab Hussain (2011). Urdu ke sheher urdu ke log. ISBN 978-8182238220.
- Mujtaba Hussain (2011). Behar hal. ISBN 978-8182238572.
- Mujtaba Hussain (2011). Safar lakht lakht. ISBN 978-8182238930.
- Mujtaba Hussain (2011). Mera Column. ISBN 978-8182239128.
- G. Kaur (2013). Mujtaba hussain jaisa dekha jaisa paya. Educational Publishing House.
- Srivastava M. L. (2013). Mujtaba Hussain Ainon ke Beech. Educational Publishing House. ISBN 978-93-5073-118-5.
- "Siasat website on Mujtaba Hussain's writings". Siasat. 11 August 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
- "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
- Mujtaba Hussain: Urdu Satire (Documentary). Hindi Urdu Flagship. 30 May 2013.
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