Well-known poet and editor of literary journal 'Istefsaar'
A poet known for his poems on personalities, incidents, festivals, and topical issues. Also wrote a play called 'Hindustani Soorma'
One of the founders of modern Urdu criticism.
One of the prominent poets of Pakistan known for his unique responses to modern-day social issues in his Ghazals and Nazms
A promising poet from Pakistan who committed suicide at the age of 27
Prominent post-modern poet who went missing in 1996
Contempory Pakistani poet having a popular appeal.
Prominent poet from Mumbai, well-known to connoisseurs of serious poetry.
Prominent Pakistani poet and translator; translated select works from world literature including Tagore’s Gitanjali
Known for his songs and poems of deep social consciousness; also a translator of Punjabi poetry
A prominent literary figure from Bihar known for his poetry and other poetical compositions on a variety of subjects.
A major poet to emerge in the 60s; known for his poetry of higher consciousness and intense emotional nature
Well-known poet and prose writer
A poet known for his social concerns, better known for his Nazms
Widely-reputed Pakistani poet, well-known to serious poetry lovers.
An important poet of Hamd and Naat
A contemporary poet from Pakistan, known for his poems of human sensitivities; popular in literary circles
Poet and critic, authored books on Urdu fiction; Urdu faculty in Delhi University
One of the prominent women poets famous for the soft and lyrical tone of her poetry.
Well-known poet and author to draw upon social issues, also edited an important journal 'Qaumi Zaban' published from Pakistan
One of the leading modernist poets who broke many conventions. Wrote poetry in Urdu and Gujarati. He was also a famous calligrapher and playwright
A poet of classical tradition, drew closely upon mystical poetry
Prominent pre-modern poet generally known for children's poetry
An important poet of Nazm from Pakistan
One of the leading Pakistani poets known for his layered poetic expression.
Poet, journalist, and playwright; known for his books on folk theatre and folk songs
Poet based in Delhi, works for the Persian service of All India Radio
A well-known poet of humour and satire
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