Poets/Writers From Aligarh

Total: 173

One of the promising younger poets

Athar Parvez

1925 - 1984

Athar Nafees

1933 - 1980

Prominent Pakistani exponent of new Urdu ghazal, famous for his ghazhal 'Wo ishq jo hum se rooth gaya' sung by many singers.

Asad Badayuni

1952 - 2003

Leading poet who taught Urdu literature at AMU, Aligarh, also published a literary magazine 'Daairay'

Known for her stories of deeper social concerns

Akhtar Ansari

1909 - 1988

Known for his emotional intensity tinged with irony

Ahsan Marahravi

1876 - 1940

One of the most prominent later – classical poets

One of the younger story writers.

Abida Samiuddin

1934 - 2012

Prominent post-modern poet who went missing in 1996

One of the founders of modern Urdu criticism.

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