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Poets/Writers From Sialkot

Total: 55

Allama Iqbal

1877 - 1938

One of the greatest Urdu Poets. National poet of Pakistan who penned 'Saare jahaan se achha hindostaan hamara' and 'Lab pe aati hai dua ban ke tamanna meri'

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

1911 - 1984

One of the widely celebrated and popular Urdu poets. Equally sung in romance and rebel. Faced political repression against his revolutionary views

Balraj Komal

1928 - 2013

One of the leading modern poets and short story writer, who made outstanding contribution to modern Urdu Nazm in India.

Mukhtar Siddiqui

1919 - 1972

Noon Meem Rashid

1910 - 1975

One of the founding-fathers of modern Urdu poetry.

Ameen Hazin

1884 - 1967

Pakistani poet famous for TV Serials written by him.

Asar Sahbai

1901 - 1963

Well-known poet; wrote ghazals, nazms and rubais prortraying romantic feelings and acute social consciousness

Krishna Mohan

1922 - 2004

Mohammad Khalid

1950 - 2020

One of the most refined and accomplished Ghazal poets who profoundly influenced important poets both among his contemporaries as well as the following generations.

Sibt Ali Saba

1935 - 1980


1896 - 1967

One of the earliest short story writers of Urdu, a contemporary of Premchand, known for his representation of rural life and facets of love

Zafar Ali Khan

1873 - 1956

Poet, Editor, Political activist and Freedom fighter

One of the important poets of humour to emerge during the 60s

Mukhtar Masood

1926 - 2017

Sahir Siyalkoti

1906 - 1984

Barham Nath Datt

1891 - 1975

Ghulam Ali s a famous Pakistani ghazal singer belonging to the Patiala gharana. He has a unique style of blending Hindustani classical music with ghazals. He has also sung for a number of Indian and Pakistani films.

Javed Iqbal

1924 - 2015

Joginder Paul

1925 - 2016

Kanval Ziai

1927 - 2012

Khushtar Garami

1902 - 1988

One of the most prominent short story writers and novelists of Urdu, a contemporary of Manto, known for his narratives representing Indian ethos and use of mythological references. He also wrote plays and penned dialogues and stories for films.

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