Poets/Writers From Uttar pradesh

Total: 2351

Izhar Warsi

1940 - 2018

Ismat Chughtai

1915 - 1991

One of the most prominent fiction writers of the non-traditional kind, well known for her stories 'Lihaf' and 'Tedhi Lakeer'.

Ismail Merathi

1844 - 1917

Most famous Urdu poet writing poetry for children.

Ishwari Prasad

1911 - 1973

Ishrat Rahmani

1910 - 1992

One of the most promising upcoming poets.

Irfan Siddiqi

1939 - 2004

One of the most-prominent modern poets, famous for his neo-classical poetry.

Iram Lakhnavi

1910 - 1967

Iqbal Sohail

1884 - 1955

Prominent freedom fighter and lawyer who was elected to U.P legislative assembly in 1935

Iqbal Sajid

1932 - 1988

Popular poet from Pakistan/ Died young

Iqbal Safi Puri

1916 - 1999

Iqbal Majeed

1934 - 2019

Prominent among the modern story writers; known for the multilayered quality of his narrative.

Iqbal Azeem

1913 - 2000

Noted story writer; also wrote novels.

Intizar Hussain

1925 - 2016

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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