Poets/Writers From Sialkot
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'.
Faiz Ahmad Faiz
One of the most celebrated and popular poets. Faced political repression for his revolutionary views.
One of the leading modern poets and short story writer, who made outstanding contribution to modern Urdu Nazm in India.
Noon Meem Rashid
- Born : Sialkot
- Domicile : United Kingdom
- Died : London
One of the founding-fathers of modern Urdu poetry.
Amjad Islam Amjad
Pakistani poet famous for TV Serials written by him.
Well-known poet; wrote ghazals, nazms and rubais prortraying romantic feelings and acute social consciousness
One of the most refined and accomplished Ghazal poets who profoundly influenced important poets both among his contemporaries as well as the following generations.
Zafar Ali Khan
Poet, Editor, Political activist and Freedom fighter
Ghulam Ali s a famous Pakistani ghazal singer belonging to the Patiala gharana. He has a unique style of blending Hindustani classical music with ghazals. He has also sung for a number of Indian and Pakistani films.
Rajinder Singh Bedi
One of the most prominent short story writers and novelists of Urdu, a contemporary of Manto, known for his narratives representing Indian ethos and use of mythological references. He also wrote plays and penned dialogues and stories for films.