INDEX OF Poets
Selected poetry of hundreds of poets
Popular poet from Pakistan, known for his anti-establishment poetry, having mass following.
One of the most well-known contemporary Drama personality, famous for his play "Agra-Baazar".
Popular poet famous for his widely-sung ghazal "mohabbat karne wale kam na honge, teri mahfil mein lekin ham na honge".
Popular romantic poet made famous by Malika Pukhraj by singining ghazal "abhi to main jawan huun". Wrote the National Anthem of Pakistan.
Famous for his sher, 'Baith jaata hun jahan chhanv ghani hoti hai.'
One of the most popular poets, famous for his sher 'Sheesha toote gul mach jae, dil toote awaz na aae.'
Haidar Ali Aatish
Contemporary of Mirza Ghalib, Aatish was one of the shining stars of 19th century Urdu Ghazal.
Noted story writer from Pakistan.
Prominent Contemporary of Akbar Allahabadi known for his oft-quoted sher 'Aagah apni maut se koi bashar nahin…'
Hakim Mohammad Ajmal Khan Shaida
One of the leaders of Indian National Freedom movement. One of the founders of Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.