One of the founders of modern Urdu criticism.
Prominent poet who mastered the poetic idiom of Lucknow poetry.
A prominent scholar, author, translator, and novelist of twentieth century. Had a keen eye on the socio-cultural life of Lucknow.
Known for his acute observations of social realities among the contemporary fiction writers and their representation in his fiction.
One of the front-rank leaders of Indian freedom movement and a well-known scholar.
One of the most prominent contemporary Pakistani poets
Well-known critic, poet, and Urdu faculty at Jamia Millia Islamia, known for his critical book on MeerTaqi Meer
One of the most celebrated progressive poets, literary critic, public intellectual and editor.Contemporary of Faiz Ahmad Faiz. Recipient of Gyanpeeth Award. Produced documentaries on Urdu poetry.
One of the founders of Urdu criticism. Outstanding pre-modern poet. Famous for writing Yaadgar-e-ghalib the first biography of Mirza Ghalib.
One of the prominent new generation Indian Urdu poets.
Prominent Urdu fiction writer from Pakistan who also occasionally writes poetry
Prominent among the later poets of Lucknow School, known for his individual signature. Also served as Additional Commissioner, Education Minister, Home Minister, and officiating Prime Minster in the Government of Kashmir.
Prominent Pakistani fiction writer, famous for the story “Gadaria”.
One of prominent short story writers, known for his literary journalism.
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