aaj ik aur baras biit gayā us ke baġhair
jis ke hote hue hote the zamāne mere
Popular romantic poet made famous by Malika Pukhraj by singining ghazal "abhi to main jawan huun". Wrote the National Anthem of Pakistan.
A prominent story writer, a contemporary of Manto, also known for his radio plays.
Son of famous poet Josh Malsiyani.
One of the most prominent poets in the undivided Punjab.Honoured with Padma Shri in 1971
One of the most prominent contemporary poets, also having popular appeal.
Prominent among first generation of modernist poets, very close to Miraji
Major Punjabi revolutionary poet. His strongly left-wing views were reflected in his poetry. Killed by extremists at a young age.
Real name was Sudarshan Kamra. A lyricist who penned songs for various movies.
Prominent punjabi writer and poet. His poems enjoy immense popularity with the general public.
Poet, lyricist and radio broadcaster; wrote poetry in Urdu and Punjabi. His lyrics were sung by celebrated singers like Asha Bhonsle and Jagjit Singh
Master Madan was a talented ghazal and classical singer of the pre-independence India. Only 8 recorded songs of his are available. He sang in Urdu and Punjabi languages.
Noted story and novel writer from Pakistan, known for her bold take on women’s issues; also wrote travelogues.
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