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
Prominent poet and writer, well-known for his annotations of Mirza Ghalib, also published a critical book on poetry called Ganjina-e-Tahqeeq
Prominent 19th century poet, disciple of Maulana Altaf Hussain Hali and Daagh Dehelvi, served as a magistr
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….'.
Famous for his ghazal " ai jazba-e-dil gar main chahun har cheez muqaabil aa jaye" sung by many singers.
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.
A poet who wrote upon social disparities and poverty
Sufi poet famous for his devotional poetry
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.
Poet based in Delhi, works for the Persian service of All India Radio
Prominent poet, story writer, and translator, wrote books on issues in science and translated several books from other literature of the world
Radical Urdu critic who wrote unconventional poetry.
Noted progressive fiction writer.
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