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Poets/Writers From Delhi

Total: 916

Nusrat Zaheer

1951 - 2020

Nirmal Verma

1929 - 2005

Nida Fazli

1938 - 2016

One of the most prominent modern poets with wide popular appeal. Well-known film lyricist, prose writer. Famous for his ghazal 'Kabhi kisi ko mukammal Jahan nahin milta…'.

Nazish Haidari

1914 - 1984

One of the most prominent classical Urdu poets who wrote extensively on Indian culture & festivals. Contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir. Famous for his poems on Holi, Diwali and Lord Krishna

Prominent master of parody, skillfully employing the styles of Ghalib, Iqbal, and Faiz for sharp social satire.

Nashtar Amrohvi

1957 - 2020

Naseem Dehlvi

1799/ 1800 - 1866

Naseem Dehlavi Prominent Delhi poet who migrated Lucknow due to family disputes where he worked with Nawal Kishor press and translated 'Alif-Laila' in verse

He is a Mathematician of International Repute and a Poet with his own unique style. This is an example of rare interdisciplinarity.

Prominent Urdu poet known for his 'Qataat'.

Noted fiction writer, translator, and literary journalist.

Naji Shakir

1690 - 1744

One of the earliest poets at Delhi who laid the foundations of Urdu poetry. He witnessed the destruction Delhi during Nadir Shah's invasion.

Important female fiction writer who drew upon sensitive social issues

Professor in the Islamic Studies Department of Jamia Millia Islamia

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