INDEX OF Authors
Selected poetry of hundreds of poets
Popular short story writer, novelist and playwright, known for his romantic style of rendition
Aadil Raza Mansoori
Well-known poet and editor of literary journal 'Istefsaar'
Pakistani poet, journalist, and translator known for his book containing translations of Sindhi literature
Aaftab Rais Panipati
A poet known for his poems on personalities, incidents, festivals, and topical issues. Also wrote a play called 'Hindustani Soorma'
Prominent poet who mastered the poetic idiom of Lucknow poetry.
One of the prominent poets of Pakistan known for his unique responses to modern-day social issues in his Ghazals and Nazms
Aanand Saroop Anjum
Prominent among the poets of Kashmir, published two collections, 'Raaste Manzilein' and 'Patta Patta'
A prominent poet and scholar of Lucknow, a disciple of Dagh and Natiq Gulawathhi, known for his annotations of Ghalib and Hafiz, and editing the works of the earliest women poets of Urdu
A poet of humour; published a collection of poems 'Andaaz-e-Bayaan'
Aasim Shahnawaz Shibli
Poet and writer, known for his critical work on childrens’ literature
A poet and journalist from Haryana; also the editor of a newspaper called 'Paigham'
Abdul Ahad Saaz
Prominent poet from Mumbai, well-known to connoisseurs of serious poetry.
Abdul Aziz Khalid
Prominent Pakistani poet and translator; translated select works from world literature including Tagore’s Gitanjali
Abdul Ghafoor Nassakh
Prominent poet of classical mould from Nengal, known for his 'Tazkira 'Sukhan-e-Shoara'.
Abdul Hafeez Sahil Qadri
Known for his poems written in the praise of God and the prophet
Abdul Hafiz Naeemi
A disciple of Jigar Moradabadi, known for his poetry of classical tenor
Abdul Hai Aarfi
Known for his religious and reformative poetry, a disciple of Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanavi
Abdul Halim Sharar
A prominent scholar, author, translator, and novelist of twentieth century. Had a keen eye on the socio-cultural life of Lucknow.
Abdul Hamid Adam
Popular Poet with dominant romantic shades celebrating love and life.
Abdul Majeed Bhatti
Known for his songs and poems of deep social consciousness; also a translator of Punjabi poetry
Abdul Majeed Salik
Prominent poet and journalist, also the editor of 'Zamindaar', an important newspaper of his times. Also authored 'Zikr-e-Iqbal' and 'Muslim Sahaafat Hindustan Mein'
Abdul Mannan Tarzi
A prominent literary figure from Bihar known for his poetry and other poetical compositions on a variety of subjects.
Abdul Mateen Niyaz
A major poet to emerge in the 60s; known for his poetry of higher consciousness and intense emotional nature