Poets/Writers From Gujarat

Total: 36

Trend setter classical poet who helped establish Urdu ghazal in Delhi by inspiring poets to write in Urdu

Adil Mansuri

1936 - 2008

One of the leading modernist poets who broke many conventions. Wrote poetry in Urdu and Gujarati. He was also a famous calligrapher and playwright

Mohammad Alvi

1927 - 2018

One of the most prominent modern poets. Known for his style of layered simplicity. Recipient of Sahitya Academy award.

Wali Uzlat

1692 - 1775

One of the early tradition-builders of Urdu poetry

Sahitya Academy award-winner, known for introducing Dalit discourse in Urdu.

Prominent classical poet who was close to Mirza Ghalib was convicted and imprisoned for printing fake currency notes.

One of the most prominent post-modern poets, living in Gujrat.

Known for his poems written in the praise of God and the prophet

Ehsan Jafri

1929 - 2002

Jayant Khatri

1909 - 1968

Malik Ram

1906 - 1993

Osman Mir is a Gujarati Folk, Classical Ghazal and Bollywood Playback Singer.

Pankaj Udhas is a ghazal singer from India. He was honored with the coveted Padma Shri. He has also achieved success in singing for Hindi films.

Shruti Pathak is a playback vocalist and lyric writer from India.

Usha Chinoy

1940 - 1974

Usha Chinoy was a well-known Indian educationist and musician from Gujarat. She obtained a diploma in music through the Sangeet Visharad and Hindustani Vineet.

Waris Alvi

1928 - 2014

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