Poets/Writers From Lahore

Total: 411

Zia Jalandhari

1923 - 2012

One of the most prominent-modern poets.

One of the prominent story writers from Pakistan; known for stories with mythical overtones.

Zain Abbas

1998 - 2022

A promising poet of Urdu Nazm from Gujrat, Pakistan who committed suicide at the age of 24.

Zahida Parveen

1925 - 1975

Zahid Dar

1936 - 2021

Zahid Chaudhry

1922 - 1985

Zaheer Kashmiri

1919 - 1994

One of the most prominent and trend-setter poet of new Urdu ghazal having a vast following.

Zafar Ali Khan

1873 - 1956

Poet, Editor, Political activist and Freedom fighter

Yusuf Kamran

1938 - 1984

Wasif Ali Wasif

1929 - 1993

Waqar Azeem

1910 - 1976

Waheed Quraishi

1925 - 2009

Barkat Ali Khan was an Indian classical vocalist from the Patiala gharana. He was the brother of legendary Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan and the teacher of ghazal maestro, Ghulam Ali.

Story writer from Pakistan, known for her fearless writing.

Tanveer Naqvi

1919 - 1972

Progressive poet, Film lyricist

Prominent Pakistani scholar of Urdu, Persian and Arabic, and Critic

Syed Anjum Jafri

1936 - 2014

Syed Alim Wasti

1930 - 1992