Last of classical poets who celebrated life and love. Famous for his playfulness of words (idioms/ phrases).
One of the important poets from Gulbarga; worked tirelessly for the cause of Urdu
One of the prominent young poets from Pakistan; died early of a deadly disease
One of the contemporary short story writers
Known for his poetry of mystical and spiritual leanings; wrote poems on major religious and spiritual characters
Prominent scholar of Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit
Prominent contemporary and rival of Siraj Aurangabadi
A poet influenced by progressive thoughts, committed suicide at an early age
One of the romantic poets; also published a collection of romantic poems called Roomaniyaat
Popular poet, known for his ghazals as well as geet and mahiye; also wrote a history of Kashmir in verse called 'Aaj Shikaare Mein'
Poet and lyricist. Famous for his lyrics in film Pinjar ‘Charkha chalaati maa’
A well-known poet from Tonk, also remembered for his naats
A poet of repute, disciple of Ameer Meenai; also wrote a novel called Dard-e-Dil
A poet prominent among the younger poets of Pakistan
A poet from Bhopal, edited two volumes of poetry called 'Bhopal Mein Ghazal' and 'Gumnaam Goshe'
Well-known poet, wrote the oft-quoted sher: Ab to itni bhi mayassar naheen maikhaane mein - Jitni hum chhod dia karte thhe paimaane mein
Prominent Hindi poet and fiction writer of the twentieth century; wrote many popular poems and earned a name for his Hindi ghazal
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