Poets/Writers From Azamgarh
One of prominent progressive poets with popular appeal. Also film lyricist famous for his lyrics in films like Heer Ranjha, Kaghaz ke Phool etc.
Khalilur Rahman Azmi
One of the founding fathers of modern Urdu criticism in the subcontinient.
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
Well-known poet and critic known for his book 'Do Adabi School'
Pakistani poet and author; published his collection of love poems Lab-o-Rukhsaar; authored a critical book Shairi ki Zabaan
Syed Ehtisham Husain
One of the most prominent literary critics associated with Progressive Movement.
Poet known for his deeper understanding of tradition
Poet based in Delhi, works for the Persian service of All India Radio
Prominent freedom fighter and lawyer who was elected to U.P legislative assembly in 1935
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.