INDEX OF Poets

Selected poetry of hundreds of poets

Pakistani poet known for his ghazal "kal chaudhanvi ki raat thi, shab bhar raha charcha tera".

1927 -1978 Karachi

Urdu poet who later became the most popular and renowned writer of detective novels in Urdu who earlier wrote Urdu poetry under the pen name of Asraar Naarvi.

1928 -1980 Karachi

Film Lyricist, famous for his lyrics in the film 'Kaho na pyar hai'

1951 Mumbai

Prominent among new generation poets of Pakistan

1973 Pakistan

One of the most prominent Pakistani poets, famous for his cultural romanticism.

1940 Islamabad

Known for setting hyper-modernist trend in Pakistani Urdu criticism called 'Lisani Tashkilat'

Known for open expression of homosexual themes in Urdu literature.

1946 -2011 USA

Poet,Critic,Journalist and honorary editor of literary magazine "Tmseel-e-Nau"

1960 Kolkata

One of the most prominent and trend-setter classical poets from Lucknow. Contemporary of Mirza Ghalib.

1772 -1838 Lucknow

Famous for his trend setting book on criticism, 'Kaashif-ul-Haqaaiq'.

1849 -1933 Patna