Poets/Writers From Lucknow
Prominent scholar of Persian and Urdu who is known for his book 'Sharh-e-Diwan-e-Ghalib' an interpretation of Ghalib's poetry.
Famous music director and Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner. He published a book of Urdu poetry titled Aathwaan Sur ("The Eighth Note").
Known for his sher 'Kah raha hai shor-e- darya se samandar ka sukoot…'
He is a Mathematician of International Repute and a Poet with his own unique style. This is an example of rare interdisciplinarity.
Prominent short story writer, known for writing fictional narratives of the traditional mores of Lucknowi life and times. Also wrote critical and autobiographical books.