One of the most prominent Urdu poets of pre-Mir era, who laid the foundation of Urdu poetry

1690 -1737

Woman poet from Pakistan, known for strong feminist and anti-establishment leanings.

1946 -2018

Young Pakistani poet and short story writer.


One of the most celebrated and popular poets. Faced political repression for his revolutionary views.

1911 -1984

One of the most popular poets, famous for his particular tarannum (melodious way of recitation).

1922 -1988

One of the most prominent post-classical poets famous for his pessimistic view of life.

1879 -1941

TV Anchor, Radio Host