Poets/Writers From Rampur

Total: 103

Qayem Chaandpuri

1725 - 1794

Prominent 18th century poet, contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir.

Prominent classical poet from Lucknow, known for his ghazal 'aake sajjada-nashin qais hua mere baad…'

Prominent classical poet who was part of the first war of independence in 1857.

Nizam Rampuri

1819 - 1872

Prominent poet of Rampur style who was described by Mirza Ghalib as 'Mir of Rampur'.

Prominent poet from Hyderabad, a contemporary of Josh who had ongoing contestations with him; known for his long poem 'Qaul-e-Faisal'

Prominent poet of Rampur School/ Disciple of Mahshar Inayati

One of the disciples of Daag Dehlvi who died early.

Ishrat Rahmani

1910 - 1992

Mahmood Rampuri

1865 - 1934

Mahshar Inayati

1909 - 1976

One of the most prominent poets representing Rampur style

Qabil Ajmeri

1931 - 1962

Rasa Rampuri

1870 - 1913

Shaad Aarfi

1900 - 1964

One of the path-finders for modern urdu poetry.

Shahid Ishqi

1926 - 2006

Prominent classical poet and nephew of Mushafi

Taskeen Dehlavi

1803 - 1852

A well-known poet to draw upon Islamic thought

Well-known poet, wrote the oft-quoted sher: Ab to itni bhi mayassar naheen maikhaane mein - Jitni hum chhod dia karte thhe paimaane mein

Hifzullah Qadri

1825 - 1860

One of the prominent leaders of indian freedom movement.

Rasheed Rampuri

1892 - 1964

Seen Sheen Alam

1950 - 2021

Tasneem Meenai

1910 - 1991

Mahmood-uz-zafar

1903 - 1956

Popular short story writer and social activist; one of the contributors to "Angaare".

Saukat Ali Khan

1946 - 2021

Akbar Ali Khan

1939 - 1997

Poet and researcher, published several research works relating to Ghalib's Deewan and his letters

Asar Rampuri

1892 - 1963

Prominent disciple of Jalil Manikpuri and Arzoo Lucknowi; wrote Ghazals and Masnawi, also complied a Persain dictionary for young learners

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