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Poets/Writers From Maharashtra

Total: 740


1912 - 1999

Kundan Lal Saigal was a well-known playback singer and actor of Hindi films. He was also a skilled harmonium player.

Krishn Chander

1914 - 1977

A contemporary of Manto, associated with the Progressive Writers Movement, known for his stories of romance and social realism.

Kishore Kumar

1946 - 1987

Kishore Kumar was an Indian film playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter. He has sung in many Indian languages. The Kishore Kumar Award has been introduced in his memory.

Khizr Nagpuri

1943 - 2014


1927 - 2019

Khalish Qadiri

1935 - 2000

Kavita Seth is a famed playback, ghazal and sufi genre singer from India. She has been trained in Hindustani classical music by N.D.Sharma of Gwalior Gharana, Vinod from Gandharva Mahavidyalaya and Ustad Iqbal Ahmad Khan.

Popular humorist and satirist; known for his linguistic finesse and representations of social inequalities.

Young Poet

Prominent Scholar/ Known for compiling the Diwan-e-Ghalib according to chronological order

Kaifi Azmi

1918 - 2002

One of prominent progressive poets with popular appeal. Also film lyricist famous for his lyrics in films like Heer Ranjha, Kaghaz ke Phool etc.

Poet and lyricist. Famous for his nazm "baat niklegi to phir door talak jayegi" sung by Jagjit Singh.

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