aaj ik aur baras biit gayā us ke baġhair
jis ke hote hue hote the zamāne mere
One of the founders of Urdu criticism. Outstanding pre-modern poet. Famous for writing Yaadgar-e-ghalib the first biography of Mirza Ghalib.
One of the founders of modern ghazal.Born at Ambala in India, he migrated to Pakistan and wrote extensively on the pain and sufferings of partition.
Well-known poet from Pakistan famous for his ghazal "main khayaal hoon kisi aur ka…"
A later descendant of Delhi’s poetry tradition, known for his play 'Krishna Avataar'
Well-known poet, known for drawing upon day-to-day experiences of life
Mathematician, teacher of science in Delhi College and journalist
Prominent modernist ghazal poet
Zahirul Haq alias Prakash Fikri, was a modernist Urdu poet famous for his collections of poetry such as; Safar Sitara and Ek Zara Si Barish.
Renowned poet from Haryana.
Rajinder Pal Singh, Sada Ambalvi is a popular poet who also writes in Punjabi. Famous for his ghazal 'Wo to khushbu hai har ik samt bikharnaa hai use' sung by many singers.
Urdu and Punjabi poet
One of the path-finders for modern urdu poetry.
A poet and journalist from Haryana; also the editor of a newspaper called 'Paigham'
One of the most prominent poets of younger generation. Also a promising critic.
One of the most prominent new generation poets
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