The last Nawab of Awadh and a great promoter of Indian music, dance and theatre.
Abdul Asad Mohammad Khan is a television playwright and short-story writer from Karachi.
One of the most prominent modern critics and scholars of Indian culture
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A form of Urdu poetry made up of rhyming couplets for your reading pleasure
An elegiac form of Urdu poetry.
One of the most celebrated and popular poets. Faced political repression for his revolutionary views.
One of the most outstanding modern poets of Pakistan.
One of the most lyrical of ghazal poets associated with progressive movement.Outstanding film lyricist. Recipient of Dada Sahab Phalke award.