INDEX OF Poets

Selected poetry of hundreds of poets

Popular short story writer, novelist and playwright, known for his romantic style of rendition

1928 -2011 Lahore

Well-known poet and editor of literary journal 'Istefsaar'

1978 Jaipur

Pakistani poet, journalist, and translator known for his book containing translations of Sindhi literature

1928 Karachi

A poet known for his poems on personalities, incidents, festivals, and topical issues. Also wrote a play called 'Hindustani Soorma'

Prominent classical poet and contemporary of Dagh Dehlavi, reflecting all the values of romantic bohimianism of classical Urdu ghazal.

Noted fiction writer and playwright from Pakistan.

1919 -1998 Karachi
1911 -2002 Aligarh

Prominent poet who mastered the poetic idiom of Lucknow poetry.

1896 -1978 Karachi

One of the prominent poets of Pakistan known for his unique responses to modern-day social issues in his Ghazals and Nazms

1977 Pakistan

Prominent among the poets of Kashmir, published two collections, 'Raaste Manzilein' and 'Patta Patta'

A promising poet from Pakistan who committed suicide at the age of 27

1960 -1986 Multan

Prominent post-modern poet who went missing in 1996

1956 Aligarh

A poet to draw upon traditional poetics, published several poetry collections

A well-known poet of mystical thoughts

1834 -1917 Ghazipur

A prominent poet and scholar of Lucknow, a disciple of Dagh and Natiq Gulawathhi, known for his annotations of Ghalib and Hafiz, and editing the works of the earliest women poets of Urdu

1893 -1946 Lucknow

A poet of humour; published a collection of poems 'Andaaz-e-Bayaan'

1972 Saharanpur

Poet and writer, known for his critical work on childrens’ literature

1962 Kolkata

A poet and journalist from Haryana; also the editor of a newspaper called 'Paigham'

1915 -1993 Sonipat