Poets/Writers From Dhaka

Total: 14

Prominent later – classical poet from Bengal

Andaleeb Shadani

1904 - 1969

Known for his popular ghazal 'Der lagi aane mein lekin…' sung by various singers

Vafa Barahi

1917 - 1993

Asif Banarsi

1901 - 1977

Firdausi Begum was a celebrated singer of India. Her teachers in music were Ustaad Munir Husain Khan, Ustaad Mohammad Husain Khan and Ustaad Mastaan Gama.