Poets/Writers From Delhi
- Born : Bahawalpur
- Domicile : Delhi
- Died : Delhi
Prominent modernist poet who also edited a literary Magazine 'Satoor'
Khwaja Meer Dard
Sufi poet, contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir, known for his deep knowledge of Indian music.
Khwaja Hasan Nizami
A major descendant of the Chishti lineage
One of the most prominent contemporary poets known for his unique love-poetry
One of the most prominent symbols of Urdu's composite culture at Delhi. Elder brother of Gulzar Dehlavi.
Khan Arzoo Sirajuddin Ali
Most prominent linguist and lexicologist, mentor of Mir and Mir Dard
Prominent modernist fiction writer, known for his stories around existential issues; also the author of books on Marquez and Milan Kundera in Urdu.
Kavita Krishnamurthy is a playback singer of Indian origin. A winner of the Padma Shri, she is trained in Rabindra Sangeet and Hindustani classical music.