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.

1918 -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.

1926 -2013

Won Sahitya Academy Translation Prize for the year 2004


Prominent classical poet reflecting poetic tradition of Lucknow.