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Poets/Writers From Hyderabad

Total: 204

Quli Qutub Shah

1566 - 1611

First Urdu poet to have compiled and published a divan. King of Qutub Shahi dynasty of South India. Founder of the city of Hyderabad.

Ameer Minai

1829 - 1900

Eminent Urdu Poet and contemporary of Dagh Dehlvi. Famous for penning ghazal "Sarakti jaye hai rukh se naqaab aahista aahista".

Jaleel Manikpuri

1866 - 1946

One of the most popular post-classical poets and disciple of Ameer Minai and succeeded Dagh as court poet of Hyderabad.

Mah Laqa Chanda

1768 - 1824

Great promoter & patron of poetry and arts at Hyderabad who became Prime Minister of the state in 1901

One of the important progressive poet, famous for his ghazals in bollywood films like 'Baazaar' and 'Gaman'.

Mujtaba Husain

1936 - 2020

Mujtaba Husain a prolific and critically acclaimed humourist in the field of Urdu literature. He was honored with the award of the much-coveted Padma Shri by the Government of India for his contributions to Urdu literature.

Rashidul Khairi

1868 - 1936

One of the earliest prose writers in Urdu whose works made way for fictional narratives; also known as a portrayer of pain and suffering.

Shaz Tamkanat

1933 - 1985

A prominent poet from Hyderabad.

Wali Uzlat

1692 - 1775

One of the early tradition-builders of Urdu poetry

Prominent poet from Hyderabad, a contemporary of Josh who had ongoing contestations with him; known for his long poem 'Qaul-e-Faisal'

A prominent poet of modern Urdu ghazal

Mughni Tabassum

1931 - 2012

Prominent critic / Edited the literary magazine, Sher-o-Hikmat

Prominent poet of New Ghazal trend

Rauf Khalish

1941 - 2020

Safi Aurangabadi

1893 - 1954

Sayyada Jafar

1934 - 2016

Sulaiman Areeb

1922 - 1970

Well-Known for his literary magazine 'Sabaa' that helped establish modern literature.

Yousuf Sarmast

1936 - 2019

Azad Ansari

1871 - 1942

Well known poet and a prominent disciple of Maulana Hali

Bihari Lal Ramz

1825 - 1907

Hairat Badayuni

1896 - 1975

Iffat Mohani

1934 - 2005

Ikram Javed

1935 - 2019

Jazb Aalmpuri

1894 - 1973

Khairat Nadeem

1922 - 1989

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