Poets/Writers From Badayun

Total: 86

Asad Badayuni

1952 - 2003

Leading poet who taught Urdu literature at AMU, Aligarh, also published a literary magazine 'Daairay'

Dilawar Figar

1929 - 1998

Renowned Urdu poet of humour and satire.

Fani Badayuni

1879 - 1941

One of the most prominent post-classical poets famous for his pessimistic view of life.

Irfan Siddiqi

1939 - 2004

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

Shakeel Badayuni

1916 - 1970

Famous poet and film lyricist

One of the founders of modern Urdu criticism.

Ada Jafarey

1924 - 2015

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

Akhtar Ansari

1909 - 1988

Known for his emotional intensity tinged with irony

Renowned woman poet known from Lucknow and a companion of Qurratulain Hyder

Bekhud Badayuni

1857 - 1912

Prominent 19th century poet, disciple of Maulana Altaf Hussain Hali and Daagh Dehelvi, served as a magistr

Mahshar Badayuni

1922 - 1994

Manzoor Hashmi

1935 - 2008

Mazaq Badayuni

1819 - 1894

Prominent poet of New Ghazal trend

Qamar Badayuni

1876 - 1941

Hairat Badayuni

1896 - 1975

Hifzullah Qadri

1825 - 1860

Manzar Ayubi

1932 - 2020

Nazish Badayuni

1875 - 1936

Razi Badayuni

1878 - 1939

Wasi Sitapuri

1919 - 1988

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

Pre-modern poet, known for his scholarly and literary writings

Badr Badayuni

1888 - 1965

Fauq Sabzwari

1904 - 1953

Haneef Naqvi

1938 - 2011

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