aaj ik aur baras biit gayā us ke baġhair
jis ke hote hue hote the zamāne mere
Patras Bokhari was an Urdu humourist, educator, essayist, broadcaster and diplomat from Pakistan. He is best known for his humorous writings in Urdu literature.
One of the leading modernist poets who broke many conventions. Wrote poetry in Urdu and Gujarati. He was also a famous calligrapher and playwright
One of the leading and reputed Pakistani poets known for his neo-classical tone, equally well-known in India, lives in Houston USA.
Renowned feminist poet, known for her social consciousness and creative sensibility.
Prominent Pakistani poet of humour and satire, living in New York, USA.
Popular Pakistani poet who gave voice to peple's life experiences.
An American scholar of Urdu language and literature
Eminent Critic and Scholar. Known for his contribution to Post-Modernist theory in urdu.
an American novelist best known for her 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird
Naheed Virk is a USA based Urdu poet and writer of Pakistani origin.
Distinguished writer, poet and journalist. Earned a remarkable repute as the Editor of the popular Urdu magazine Aajkal.
Salman Akhtar is the son of Jan Nisar Akhtar. He is an author and Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.
Prominent women poet from Pakistan, living in USA.
Nazm poet living in USA / Known for views against ghazal poetry
Pakistani poet famous for humorous poetry. Also wrote humorous columns in the newspapers and periodicals.
Pakistani novelist of Gujarati Parsi descen who writes in English and is resident in the United States
an African-American political activist and writer who co-founded the Hamitic League of the World.
One of the most prominent scholars, linguists and critics in the subcontinent.Honoured with Padma Shri in 2002
an American historian, civic reformer, and political activist
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