INDEX OF Poets

Selected poetry of hundreds of poets

Poet and lyricist. Famous for his nazm "baat niklegi to phir door talak jayegi" sung by Jagjit Singh.

Popular poet and lyricist famous for his lyrics in film Paakeeza.

Kaifi Azmi

1918 -2002 Mumbai

One of prominent progressive poets with popular appeal. Also film lyricist famous for his lyrics in films like Heer Ranjha, Kaghaz ke Phool etc.

Well-known poet / Father of prominent post-modern poet Shariq Kaifi

Noted progressive critic, story writer and journalist; also edited an important literary journal "Aahung".

Prominent contemporary Indian poet of classical tone.

Prominent Scholar/ Known for compiling the Diwan-e-Ghalib according to chronological order

Popular humorist and satirist; known for his linguistic finesse and representations of social inequalities.