One of the most prominent fiction writers of the non-traditional kind, well known for her stories 'Lihaf' and 'Tedhi Lakeer'.
Most famous Urdu poet writing poetry for children.
One of the most promising upcoming poets.
One of the most-prominent modern poets, famous for his neo-classical poetry.
Prominent freedom fighter and lawyer who was elected to U.P legislative assembly in 1935
Popular poet from Pakistan/ Died young
Prominent among the modern story writers; known for the multilayered quality of his narrative.
Noted story writer; also wrote novels.
Most prominent fiction writer, known for his stories woven around the experience of Partition and for his individual style of telling tales. The first Urdu writer to have been shortlisted for Man Booker prize.
One of most firebrand poets of Lucknow. Contemporary of Meer Taqi Meer. His rivalry with Mushafi is well-recorded. He had also written rekhta poetry and 'Raani Ketki ki kahani" in prose.
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