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INDEX OF Artists

Selected poetry of hundreds of poets

Pakistani poet known for his ghazal "kal chaudhanvi ki raat thi, shab bhar raha charcha tera".

Ibne Kanwal

1957 -2023 Delhi

One of the postmodernist story writers; author of several books of criticism.

Urdu poet who later became the most popular and renowned writer of detective novels in Urdu who earlier wrote Urdu poetry under the pen name of Asraar Naarvi.

Film Lyricist, famous for his lyrics in the film 'Kaho na pyar hai'

One of the most prominent Pakistani poets, famous for his cultural romanticism.

Most prominent fiction writer, known for his stories woven around the experience of Partition and for his individual style of telling tales. The first Urdu writer to have been shortlisted for Man Booker prize.

One of the most outstanding popular poets, having regular presence at mushairas.

Iqbal Haider

1946 -2020

Prominent Pakistani poet known for his Haiku-style poetry in Urdu

Popular poet from Pakistan/ Died young

One of the most-prominent modern poets, famous for his neo-classical poetry.

One of the most promising upcoming poets.

Renowned feminist poet, known for her social consciousness and creative sensibility.

One of the most prominent fiction writers of the non-traditional kind, well known for her stories 'Lihaf' and 'Tedhi Lakeer'.

Jashn-e-Rekhta | 8-9-10 December 2023 - Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Near India Gate - New Delhi

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