Poets/Writers From Uttar pradesh

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Dushyant Kumar

1933 - 1975

Prominent Hindi poet and fiction writer of the twentieth century; wrote many popular poems and earned a name for his Hindi ghazal

Wife of the nawab of Awadh Asaf-ud-Daula, deeply religious and committed to poetry

Dr. Maula Bakhsh

1963 - 2021

Well-known poet, wrote the oft-quoted sher: Ab to itni bhi mayassar naheen maikhaane mein - Jitni hum chhod dia karte thhe paimaane mein

Dilawar Figar

1929 - 1998

Renowned Urdu poet of humour and satire.

A poet of repute, disciple of Ameer Meenai; also wrote a novel called Dard-e-Dil

Dil Lakhnavi

1916 - 1980

Poet and lyricist. Famous for his lyrics in film Pinjar ‘Charkha chalaati maa’

Devdas Bismil

1943 - 2022

Poet, Short Story Writer and Translator.

Considered by some critics as the first Urdu novelist

Popular poet, known for his ghazals as well as geet and mahiye; also wrote a history of Kashmir in verse called 'Aaj Shikaare Mein'

Daur Afridi

1930 - 1992

One of the romantic poets; also published a collection of romantic poems called Roomaniyaat

Dattatriya Kaifi

1866 - 1955

Prominent scholar of Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit

Dard Asadi

1919 - 1990

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