Poets/Writers From Bareilly

Total: 50

One of the most prominent contemporary poets in the subcontinent, equally creative in ghazal and nazam

Haneef Kaifi

1934 - 2021

Hasan Barelvi

1859 - 1908

Desciple of Dagh Dehlavi and the younger brother of Maulana Ahmad Raza Khan founder of Barelvi sect.

Ibadat Bareilvi

1920 - 1998

Jamil Nazar

1925 - 1993

Jigar Barelvi

1890 - 1976

Prominent contemporary of Jigar Moradabadi

Well-known poet / Father of prominent post-modern poet Shariq Kaifi

Saif Zulfi

1934 - 1991

Shahryar

1936 - 2012

One of the most prominent modern Urdu poets and lyricist. Wrote songs for the movie "Umrao Jaan". Recipient of the Bhartiya Gyan Peeth award.

Prominent classical poet and nephew of Mushafi

Popular poet having vast mass following.

Kausar Jayasi

1916 - 2005

Matin Niazi

1913 - 1993

Shafeeq Barelvi

1917 - 1999

One of the younger story writers.

Contemporary poet, popular in mushairas.

Joya Aanwalwi

1875 - 1948

Kavita Seth is a famed playback, ghazal and sufi genre singer from India. She has been trained in Hindustani classical music by N.D.Sharma of Gwalior Gharana, Vinod from Gandharva Mahavidyalaya and Ustad Iqbal Ahmad Khan.

Khadija Mastoor

1927 - 1982

Noted novelist and story writer, famous for her novel Aangan; also a recipient of prestigious Adamji award.

Prominent modernist fiction writer, known for his stories around existential issues; also the author of books on Marquez and Milan Kundera in Urdu.

Raaz Yazdani

1908 - 1963

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