Leading poet who taught Urdu literature at AMU, Aligarh, also published a literary magazine 'Daairay'
Renowned Urdu poet of humour and satire.
One of the most prominent post-classical poets famous for his pessimistic view of life.
One of the most-prominent modern poets, famous for his neo-classical poetry.
Famous poet and film lyricist
One of the founders of modern Urdu criticism.
One of the prominent women poets famous for the soft and lyrical tone of her poetry.
Known for his emotional intensity tinged with irony
Renowned woman poet known from Lucknow and a companion of Qurratulain Hyder
Prominent 19th century poet, disciple of Maulana Altaf Hussain Hali and Daagh Dehelvi, served as a magistr
Prominent poet of New Ghazal trend
Well-known fiction writer and translator from Pakistan; witnessed the travails of Partition and made it the subject of his writings.
Pre-modern poet, known for his scholarly and literary writings
One of the postmodernist story writers; author of several books of criticism.
One of the most prominent fiction writers of the non-traditional kind, well known for her stories 'Lihaf' and 'Tedhi Lakeer'.
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