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'.
2009Mohammad Husain Syed
2003Khalid Nazeer Sufi
1957Yusuf Husain Khan
One of the most celebrated and popular poets. Faced political repression for his revolutionary views.
Most outstanding Pakistani, Progressive poet. Also counted among leading fiction-writers. Edited an important literary magazine Funoon.
One of the most lyrical of ghazal poets associated with progressive movement.Outstanding film lyricist. Recipient of Dada Sahab Phalke award.