Poets/Writers From Lahore

Total: 418

Iqbal Sajid

1932 - 1988

Popular poet from Pakistan/ Died young

Iqbal Bano

1940 - 2000

Iqbal Bano was a much admired ghazal singer from Pakistan. She learnt all forms of classical singing from Ustad Chaand Khan of the Delhi Gharana. The Pride of Performance Award was bestowed upon her.

Intizar Hussain

1925 - 2016

Most prominent fiction writer, known for his stories woven around the experience of Partition and for his individual style of telling tales. The first Urdu writer to have been shortlisted for Man Booker prize.

Imtiyaz Ali Taj

1900 - 1970

Prominent playwright, known for his masterpiece 'Anakali'; also wrote humorous pieces, and stories for children, apart from creating the memorable character of 'Chacha Chakkhan'.

Ibadat Bareilvi

1920 - 1998

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