Poets/Writers From Aligarh

Total: 173

The most prominent fiction writer of Urdu, celebrated for her classic 'Aag ka Dariya' and autobiographical narrative 'Kaar-e-Jahaan Daraaz Hai'. A Padma Shri and Jnanpith awardee of great distinction.

Qudsiya Zaidi

1914 - 1960

A prominent short story writer and novelist known especially for historical fiction and others on personalities like Ghalib, Dara Shikoh, Hazrat Jaan, Khalid bin Waleed, and Salahuddin Ayyubi.

One of the prominent Urdu fiction writers; known for her individual prose style in "Laila Ke Khutoot" and "Majnoon Ki Diary".

Qamar Jalalvi

1887 - 1968

Famous indian poet who migrated to Pakistan. He earned polularity with many of his oft-quoted shers.

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