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Last of classical poets who celebrated life and love. Famous for his playfulness of words (idioms/ phrases).
One of the important poets from Gulbarga; worked tirelessly for the cause of Urdu
One of the important poets from Tamil Nadu, known for his qitaat
One of the prominent young poets from Pakistan; died early of a deadly disease
One of the contemporary short story writers
A poet from Tonk estate, migrated to Pakistan following the Partition; published a collection called Shola-e-Jaan
Known for his poetry of mystical and spiritual leanings; wrote poems on major religious and spiritual characters
Prominent scholar of Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit
Prominent contemporary and rival of Siraj Aurangabadi
A poet influenced by progressive thoughts, committed suicide at an early age
One of the romantic poets; also published a collection of romantic poems called Roomaniyaat
An important nazm poet from Pakistan
Noted story writer known for his stories on contemporary and psychological issues; also wrote critical pieces on the present state of fiction.
Popular poet, known for his ghazals as well as geet and mahiye; also wrote a history of Kashmir in verse called 'Aaj Shikaare Mein'
Well known short story writer, critic, and intellectual, who wrote thoughtful essays on contemporary literary issues and possibilities.
A contemporary of Manto, Satyarthi roamed around to collect the folk songs of India.
Poet and lyricist. Famous for his lyrics in film Pinjar ‘Charkha chalaati maa’
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