Poets/Writers From Azamgarh

Total: 123

Kaifi Azmi

1918 - 2002

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

One of the founding fathers of modern Urdu criticism in the subcontinient.

Shibli Nomani

1857 - 1914

One of the founders of Urdu literary criticism, great historian, religious scholar, political thinker and poet famous for his work on Persian poetry Sher-ul-Ajam.

Ali Jawwad Zaidi

1916 - 2004

Well-known poet and critic known for his book 'Do Adabi School'

Anjum Azmi

1931 - 1990

Pakistani poet and author; published his collection of love poems Lab-o-Rukhsaar; authored a critical book Shairi ki Zabaan

An important poet and intellectual from Pakistan, auothor of several books in Urdu and English, known for his autobiography 'Doobte Jahaaz ke Arshe Per'

Poet and film lyricist.

One of the most prominent literary critics associated with Progressive Movement.

Abrar Azmi

1936 - 2020

Akhtar Muslimi

1928 - 1989

Poet known for his deeper understanding of tradition

Iftikhar Aazmi

1935 - 1977

Iqbal Sohail

1884 - 1955

Prominent freedom fighter and lawyer who was elected to U.P legislative assembly in 1935

Mirza Athar Zia

1981 - 2018

Saghar Azmi

1944 - 2004

Saghar Azmi was a popular Urdu poet from Azamgarh in U.P. He has been a regular participant of international mushairas at Dubai, Sharjah, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, etc.

Prominent upcoming poet.

One of the promising younger poets

Poet based in Delhi, works for the Persian service of All India Radio

Hanson Rehani

1912 - 1976

Abdussalam Nadvi

1883 - 1956

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