Poets/Writers From Jalandhar

Total: 16

Arsh Malsiyani

1908 - 1979

Son of famous poet Josh Malsiyani.

Josh Malsiani

1884 - 1976

One of the most prominent poets in the undivided Punjab.Honoured with Padma Shri in 1971

One of the most prominent contemporary poets, also having popular appeal.

Prominent among first generation of modernist poets, very close to Miraji

Sudarshan Faakir

1934 - 2008

Real name was Sudarshan Kamra. A lyricist who penned songs for various movies.


1950 - 1988

Major Punjabi revolutionary poet. His strongly left-wing views were reflected in his poetry. Killed by extremists at a young age.

Qais Jalandhari

1904 - 1994

Sahir Siyalkoti

1906 - 1984

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