A G Josh
Pakistani poet, journalist, and translator known for his book containing translations of Sindhi literature
Prominent classical poet and contemporary of Dagh Dehlavi, reflecting all the values of romantic bohimianism of classical Urdu ghazal.
One of the prominent poets of Pakistan known for his unique responses to modern-day social issues in his Ghazals and Nazms
Aanand Saroop Anjum
Prominent among the poets of Kashmir, published two collections, 'Raaste Manzilein' and 'Patta Patta'
A promising poet from Pakistan who committed suicide at the age of 27
A prominent poet and scholar of Lucknow, a disciple of Dagh and Natiq Gulawathhi, known for his annotations of Ghalib and Hafiz, and editing the works of the earliest women poets of Urdu
Aasim Shahnawaz Shibli
Poet and writer, known for his critical work on childrens’ literature
Aatif Waheed Yasir
A poet and journalist from Haryana; also the editor of a newspaper called 'Paigham'
Abbas Ali Khan Bekhud
Abdul Ahad Saaz
Prominent poet from Mumbai, well-known to connoisseurs of serious poetry.
Abdul Aziz Fitrat
Abdul Aziz Khalid
Prominent Pakistani poet and translator; translated select works from world literature including Tagore’s Gitanjali
Abdul Ghafoor Nassakh
Prominent poet of classical mould from Nengal, known for his 'Tazkira 'Sukhan-e-Shoara'.
Abdul Hafiz Naeemi
A disciple of Jigar Moradabadi, known for his poetry of classical tenor
Abdul Halim Sharar
A prominent scholar, author, translator, and novelist of twentieth century. Had a keen eye on the socio-cultural life of Lucknow.