Ghazals

Well-known poet and editor of literary journal 'Istefsaar'

1978

Pakistani poet, journalist, and translator known for his book containing translations of Sindhi literature

1928

Prominent classical poet and contemporary of Dagh Dehlavi, reflecting all the values of romantic bohimianism of classical Urdu ghazal.

One of the founders of modern Urdu criticism.

1911 -2002

Prominent poet who mastered the poetic idiom of Lucknow poetry.

1896 -1978

One of the prominent poets of Pakistan known for his unique responses to modern-day social issues in his Ghazals and Nazms

1977

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

1965 -1992

Prominent post-modern poet who went missing in 1996

1956

A poet to draw upon traditional poetics, published several poetry collections

A well-known poet of mystical thoughts

1834 -1917

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

1893 -1946

Poet and writer, known for his critical work on childrens’ literature

1962

A poet and journalist from Haryana; also the editor of a newspaper called 'Paigham'

Prominent among the new generation poets

1994

Contempory Pakistani poet having a popular appeal.

1961

Prominent poet from Mumbai, well-known to connoisseurs of serious poetry.

1950

Prominent Pakistani poet and translator; translated select works from world literature including Tagore’s Gitanjali

1927 -2010

Prominent poet of classical mould from Nengal, known for his 'Tazkira 'Sukhan-e-Shoara'.

1833 -1889

Known for his poems written in the praise of God and the prophet

A disciple of Jigar Moradabadi, known for his poetry of classical tenor

1911

A prominent scholar, author, translator, and novelist of twentieth century. Had a keen eye on the socio-cultural life of Lucknow.

1860 -1926

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