Poets/Writers From Uttar pradesh

Total: 2351

Boom Merathi

1888 - 1954

A famous poet of humour and satire, wrote humorous ghazals with fluency and simplicity of language

A disciple of Nooh Naravi, wrote on the day-to-day experiences of life and poems on social and religious personalities

One of the most powerful campaigners of Hindi revivalism who wrote Urdu ghazals in classical style.

One of the most prominent contemporary ghazal poets in India

Bekhud Mohani

1883 - 1940

Prominent poet and writer, well-known for his annotations of Mirza Ghalib, also published a critical book on poetry called Ganjina-e-Tahqeeq

Bekhud Badayuni

1857 - 1912

Prominent 19th century poet, disciple of Maulana Altaf Hussain Hali and Daagh Dehelvi, served as a magistr

Bekal Utsahi

1930 - 2016

Leading popular poet who got the pseudonym Utsahi from Jawahar Lal Nehru, India's first prime Minister. Known for extensively using words of Awadhi language. Famous for his Nazm 'Ai Meri Jan-e-ghazal….'.

Behzad Lakhnavi

1900 - 1974

Famous for his ghazal " ai jazba-e-dil gar main chahun har cheez muqaabil aa jaye" sung by many singers.

Begum Akhtar

1929 - 1974

Begum Akhtar, also known as Mallika-e-Ghazal, was an eminent multi-genre Hindustani classical music singer. She was posthumously honored with the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan.

Bedil Haidri

1924 - 2004

A poet who wrote upon social disparities and poverty

Bedam Shah Warsi

1876 - 1936

Sufi poet famous for his devotional poetry

Bayan Meeruthi

1840 - 1900

A contemporary of Dagh Dehlvi, wrote poems of new tone and tenor under the influence of modernist writing

Leading classical Urdu poet. Contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir.

Bashir Farooqi

1939 - 2019

Barqi Azmi

1954 - 2022

Poet based in Delhi, works for the Persian service of All India Radio

Baqar Naqvi

1936 - 2019

Prominent poet, story writer, and translator, wrote books on issues in science and translated several books from other literature of the world

Baqar Mehdi

1927 - 2006

Radical Urdu critic who wrote unconventional poetry.

Balwant Singh

1920 - 1986

Noted progressive fiction writer.

Balraj Hairat

1930 - 1995

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