Poet and lyricist. Famous for his nazm "baat niklegi to phir door talak jayegi" sung by Jagjit Singh.


Popular poet and lyricist famous for his lyrics in film Paakeeza.

1917 -1991

One of prominent progressive poets with popular appeal. Also film lyricist famous for his lyrics in films like Heer Ranjha, Kaghaz ke Phool etc.

1919 -2002

Well-known poet / Father of prominent post-modern poet Shariq Kaifi


Prominent contemporary Indian poet of classical tone.

1924 -2015

Prominent Scholar/ Known for compiling the Diwan-e-Ghalib according to chronological order

1925 -2001

famous expert on arooz and scholar.


Won Sahitya Academy Translation Prize for the year 2004


Prominent classical poet reflecting poetic tradition of Lucknow.

One of the most prominent new generation Pakistani poets