Selected poetry of hundreds of poets

Last Mughal Emperor and contemporary of Ghalib and Zauq.

1775 -1862 Delhi

Parsi religious scholar who deeply absorbed Urdu literary traditions and wrote poetry in Urdu and Persian

One of the leading modern poets and short story writer, who made outstanding contribution to modern Urdu Nazm in India.

1928 -2013 Delhi

Prominent classical poet of South India

1745 -1805 India

Radical Urdu critic who wrote unconventional poetry.

1927 -2006 Mumbai

One of the most prominent modern poets of Pakistan

1905 -1972 Rawalpindi

A later descendant of Delhi’s poetry tradition, known for his play 'Krishna Avataar'

1884 -1936

One of the prominent progressive poets, critic and lyricist Known for writing lyrics ‘karoge yaad to har baat yaad…’ for ‘Bazaar’.

1935 -2015 Aurangabad