Poets/Writers From Lucknow

Total: 412

Medical doctor / Living in London

Prominent fiction writer and journalist known for his major novel 'Lahoo ke Phool'. Also known for his views against the ghazal.

Hayat Warsi

1936 - 1991

Hugely popular in Mushairas for his extra-ordinary recitation.

Hayat Lakhnavi

1931 - 2006

Hasrat Mohani

1878 - 1951

Freedom fighter, member of constituent assembly which drafted Indian Constitution. He gave the slogan "Inquilab Zindabad" during freedom movement. He was a devotee of Shri Krishna. He wrote the famous ghazal "chupke chupke raat din".

Hasrat Dehlvi

1725 - 1786

Hajra Masroor

1930 - 2012

Prominent short story writer from Pakistan to highlight the excesses of the male-dominated society.

Contemporary of Mirza Ghalib, Aatish was one of the shining stars of 19th century Urdu Ghazal.

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