Poets/Writers From Ahmedabad

Total: 18

Trend setter classical poet who helped establish Urdu ghazal in Delhi by inspiring poets to write in Urdu

Adil Mansuri

1936 - 2008

One of the leading modernist poets who broke many conventions. Wrote poetry in Urdu and Gujarati. He was also a famous calligrapher and playwright

Mohammad Alvi

1927 - 2018

One of the most prominent modern poets. Known for his style of layered simplicity. Recipient of Sahitya Academy award.

Sahitya Academy award-winner, known for introducing Dalit discourse in Urdu.

One of the most prominent post-modern poets, living in Gujrat.

Ehsan Jafri

1929 - 2002

Waris Alvi

1928 - 2014

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