Poets/Writers From Badayun

Total: 87

Renowned woman poet known from Lucknow and a companion of Qurratulain Hyder

Asad Badayuni

1952 - 2003

Leading poet who taught Urdu literature at AMU, Aligarh, also published a literary magazine 'Daairay'

Pre-modern poet, known for his scholarly and literary writings

Akhtar Ansari

1909 - 1988

Known for his emotional intensity tinged with irony

Ada Jafarey

1924 - 2015

One of the prominent women poets famous for the soft and lyrical tone of her poetry.

Well-known fiction writer and translator from Pakistan; witnessed the travails of Partition and made it the subject of his writings.

One of the founders of modern Urdu criticism.

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