1926 -2020

Popular poet with great appeal among the masses, a representative of Ganga-Jamuni culture

1919 -2000

One of the most lyrical of ghazal poets associated with progressive movement.Outstanding film lyricist. Recipient of Dada Sahab Phalke award.

1919 -2001

One of the most popular poets ever and film lyricist. Famous for his ghazal 'Garmi-e-hasrat-e-nakaam se jal jate hain'.

1921 -1980

One of the leading Progressive poets and film lyricist.

1934 -2008

Real name was Sudarshan Kamra. A lyricist who penned songs for various movies.

1919 -1972

Progressive poet, Film lyricist

1935 -2016

One of the most prominent modern poets. Well-known broadcaster associated with All India Radio. Famous for his literary magazine Zahn-e-Jadeed.