Poets/Writers From Lahore

Total: 418

Azeem Murtaza

1923 - 1983

Azar Tamanna

1954 - 2014

Prominent poet, prose writer and columnist, known for his humorous qitas and essays; worked on important positions in the government of Pakistan

Aslam Kolsarii

1946 - 2016

Prominent among the women poets of Pakistan

Ashfaq Ahmad

1925 - 2004

Prominent Pakistani fiction writer, famous for the story “Gadaria”.

Notable Pakistani playwright known for penning a popular drama 'Chaand Garhan' for television

Asar Sahbai

1901 - 1963

Well-known poet; wrote ghazals, nazms and rubais prortraying romantic feelings and acute social consciousness

Asad Amanat Ali

1975 - 2007

Asad Amanat Ali was a famed ghazal and classical singer from Pakistan and the son of Amanat Ali Khan. He hailed from the Patiala Gharana of musicians.

Prominent figure among the contemporary women poets in Pakistan; also a teacher of Urdu

Prominent Urdu and Punjabi poet and author, remained associated with major Urdu journal Adab-e-Lateef and Auraaq

Anwar Sajjad

1936 - 2019

Author of "Khushiyon Ka Bagh", one of the most prominent story writers, novelists, and artists known for his symbolic narratives.

Anjum Rumani

1920 - 2001

Pakistani poet, translator of select Persian poetry of Iqbal

Anees Nagi

1939 - 2010

Prominent Pakistani poet, fiction writer, and critic; wrote two important novels Zawaal, and Deewaar ke Peechhe; also wrote a history of Pakistani literature

Pakistani poet famous for TV Serials written by him.

Amanat Ali Khan

1922 - 1974

Amanat Ali Khan was a Pakistani classical and ghazal vocalist from the Patiala gharana and recipient of Pakistan’s prestigious 'Pride of Performance' award.

Altaf Fatima

1929 - 2018

Noted fiction writer from Pakistan; known for writing on women’s issues.

Allama Iqbal

1877 - 1938

One of the greatest Urdu Poets.National poet of Pakistan who penned 'Saare jahan se achaa hindustaan hamara', and 'Lab pe aati hai dua ban ke tamanna meri'.

Prominent Pakistani poet and fiction writer

Akhtar Shirani

1905 - 1948

One of the most popular Urdu poets ever, known for his intense romantic poetry.

Ahmad Rahi

1923 - 2002

Poet, lyricist, founding editor of literary magazine quarterly ''Svera''

Most outstanding Pakistani, Progressive poet. Also counted among leading fiction-writers. Edited an important literary magazine Funoon.

One of the leading and reputed Pakistani poets known for his neo-classical tone, equally well-known in India, lives in Houston USA.

Ahmad Deen

1866 - 1929

Ahmad Aqeel Rubi

1940 - 2014

Agha Sohail

1933 - 2009

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