Aster Gayavi was born in Gaya Bihar, Birth name is Azhar Sabri 'Aster' is a takhallus name means a type of flower. He received his early education from Gaya and Delhi.
Young Aster was much impressed by this gentleman, and he got interested in Urdu Young Aster was much impressed by this gentleman, and he got interested in Urdu poetry because or him. He writes that at 7-8 years of age, he had became so fluent in Urdu that people used to come to him to get their letters written.
Fluent in Urdu that people used to come to him to get their letters written, Then he moved to Delhi, India. At that age he regularly read Urdu newspapers Aalami sahara, and inquilaab. He for couple of months used Azhar Gayavi as his pen name, but later he chose Aster Gayavi. In the pre-teen years, he used to live with his teacher Noorul Hassan in hometown. At age 16, he would regularly attend mushairas. He was also active in Urdu Majlis (society) formed for the advancement of Urdu literature and attended its mushairas.