Urdu poet who later became the most popular and renowned writer of detective novels in Urdu
Abdul Majeed Salik was the editor of an Urdu daily, the Inqilab and wrote the book, Zikr-i Iqbal on the life and times of Allama Iqbal.
Prominent writer of humour/satire, famous for his column "khama-bagosh."
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Woman poet from Pakistan, known for strong feminist and anti-establishment leanings.
Most outstanding Pakistani, Progressive poet. Also counted among leading fiction-writers. Edited an important literary magazine Funoon.
Pakistani poet, only second to Faiz Ahmad Faiz in popularity. Rose to iconic stature powered by his seductively romantic and anti-establishment poetry.