One of the most popular poets, famous for his particular tarannum (melodious way of recitation).
Outstanding Progressive poet from Pakistan. Also counted among leading fiction-writers. Edited an important literary magazine Funoon.
One of the most popular woman poets who gave expression to feelings and experiences specific to women.
One of the most lyrical of ghazal poets associated with progressive movement.Outstanding film lyricist. Recipient of Dada Sahab Phalke award.