Fazli was behind soulful compositions like 'Kabhie kisi ko mukamil jahan nahi milta' and 'Hosh Walon Ko Khabar Kya..', died after he complained of breathlessness at his residence in suburban Mumbai. He was 78.
Celebrities, while mourning his death, shared the legend's poems.
"Today popular poet Nida Fazli sahab passed away. I am deeply saddened by it. I pray to God he rests in peace," tweeted melody queen Mangeshkar.
Mishra wrote, "How does one describe Nida Fazli. All I can say is that a poet has gone from our World. A truly graceful and brilliantly funny man has passed away."
"Ghar se masjid hai bahut dur chalo yu kar le Kisee rote huye bachche ko hansaaya jaaye... Nida Fazli Saab Khuda Hafiz!!" Bhatt said.
Ashoke Pandit wrote, "Faasla nazronka dhokha bhi toh ho sakta hai. Woh miley yaa naa miley haath badhaakar dekho... "#NidaFaazlisahab #RIP."
"Kabhi kisi ko mukammal jaha nahi milta... Saddened by the demise of legendry Urdu poet & lyricist. May his Soul RIP," Bhandarkar posted.
Hansal Mehta wrote a Fazli poem and added, "#RIPNidaFazli."