Poets/Writers From Aurangabad

Total: 28

Sufi poet known for his widely sung ghazal 'Khabar-e-tahayyur-e-ishq sun…'.

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

Mah Laqa Chanda

1768 - 1824

Qazi Saleem

1930 - 2005

Prominent poet of New Nazam in India. Also a political activist and member of Parliament (Lok Sabha)

Waheed Akhtar

1935 - 1996

One of most outstanding modern poets and critics.

Bashar Nawaz

1935 - 2015

One of the prominent progressive poets, critic and lyricist Known for writing lyrics ‘karoge yaad to har baat yaad…’ for ‘Bazaar’.

Safi Aurangabadi

1893 - 1954

Prominent Pakistani scholar, poet & professor of Karachi University who was close to Jaun Eliya. Awarded with Tamgha-e-Imtiyaz

Pakistani poet, author and journalist; authored two important books on Amir Khusrau and Urdu Marsiya

Qamar Iqbal

1944 - 1988

Sabir

1975

A poet known for representations of nature and romantic feelings

An important fiction writer known for writing stories of unique creative experience. Known for his individual take on symbolic story-telling

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