INDEX OF Artists

Selected poetry of hundreds of poets

A. R. Rahman is a well-known composer, singer-songwriter, music producer and musician from India.

1987 Chennai

One of the founders of modern Urdu criticism.

1911 -2002 Aligarh

Prominent poet who mastered the poetic idiom of Lucknow poetry.

1896 -1978 Karachi

A poet of humour; published a collection of poems 'Andaaz-e-Bayaan'

1972 Saharanpur

Contempory Pakistani poet having a popular appeal.

1961 Lahore

Prominent poet from Mumbai, well-known to connoisseurs of serious poetry.

1950 -2020 Mumbai

Abdul Hamid is a significant poet of the modern era and a renowned scholar. "Sabz Hawa Raushan Hai" is his published collection of poems.

1953 Allahabad

Popular Poet with dominant romantic shades celebrating love and life.

1910 -1981 Pakistan

A prominent literary figure from Bihar known for his poetry and other poetical compositions on a variety of subjects.

1940 Darbhanga

One of the rising stars of new generation Indian ghazal.

1985 Lucknow

Widely-reputed Pakistani poet, well-known to serious poetry lovers.

1954 Lahore

An important poet of Hamd and Naat

1939 Delhi

Well-known fiction writer and translator from Pakistan; witnessed the travails of Partition and made it the subject of his writings.

1908 -1987 Karachi

One of the prominent women poets famous for the soft and lyrical tone of her poetry.

1924 -2015 Karachi

Pre-modern poet, known for blending the best of the classical and the modernist

1920 -1963 Karachi

Popular Pakistani poet who gave voice to peple's life experiences.

1946 -2001 Lahore

Popular poet of humour and satire, famous for his intersting way of recitation.

A poet of classical tradition, drew closely upon mystical poetry

1887 -1971

Afroz Taj is a writer, poet, singer, and community leader. He produces a widely popular weekly radio program called Geet Bazaar that has thousands of listeners.


An important poet of Nazm from Pakistan

1933 Pakistan

One of the leading Pakistani poets known for his layered poetic expression.

1946 Karachi

Pakistani poet, only second to Faiz Ahmad Faiz in popularity. Rose to iconic stature powered by his seductively romantic and anti-establishment poetry.

1931 -2008 Islamabad

Poet and critic, known for his critical book on the art of Iqbal

1927 -2015 Karachi

One of the most prominent contemporary Pakistani poets

1948 Karachi

Most outstanding Pakistani, Progressive poet. Also counted among leading fiction-writers. Edited an important literary magazine Funoon.

1916 -2006 Lahore

Ahmed Jahanzeb Usmani is a pop singer and composer from Pakistan, who has also been trained in classical music by Ustad Rais Khan.

1984 Pakistan
1958 Gaya

A prominent ghazal poet from Pakistan, known for his novel perception of human emotions

1968 Karachi

Popular poet with great appeal among the masses, a representative of Ganga-Jamuni culture

1926 -2020 Sultanpur

Poet & researcher known for his long poem “Sochne Pe Pahraa hai" /Professor JNU

1974 Delhi

Poet known for his deeper understanding of tradition

1928 -1989 Azamgarh

One of the most well-known Pakistani poets, known for his poems on non-traditional subjects

1969 Rawalpindi