Progressive poet & lyricist. Father of noted lyricist Jawed Akhtar
Prominent contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir. Known for depiction of physicality in his romantic poetry
Renowned Urdu scholar famous for his works on Iqbal. Wrote the first National Anthem of Pakistan.
Famous for his Rubai's and long poem on Gautam Budha.
Known for his role in Independence struggle, Urdu academics and literature
One of the most prominent later classical poets at Lucknow who was associated with Rampur State.
One of the most popular post-classical poets and disciple of Ameer Minai and succeeded Dagh as court poet of Hyderabad.
One of most prominent post-modern Pakistani poets, known for the uniqueness of his poetic experience.
One of the outstanding post-modern poets.
One of the outstanding pre-modern poets known for his radical views.
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