Poets/Writers From Gorakhpur

Total: 40

Firaq Gorakhpuri

1896 - 1982

One of the most influential Pre-modern poets who paved the way for the modern Urdu ghazal. Known for his perceptive critical comments. Recipient of Gyanpeeth award.

Asghar Gondvi

1884 - 1936

One of leading pre-modern poets known for the mystic content of his poetry, close associate of Jigar Moradabadi

Saqi Faruqi

1936 - 2018

One of the most prominent and trend-setter modern poets

Zafar Gorakhpuri

1935 - 2017

Prominent poet associated with progressive movement.

Abrar Azmi

1936 - 2020

Akhtar Bastavi

1940 - 1998

Poet and prose writer, known for his Qitas and long poems

Salam Sandelvi

1919 - 2000

Artist, Poet and Filmmaker

Renowned Unani Physician.

Ishwari Prasad

1911 - 1973

Jigar Gorakhpuri

1892 - 1938

Umar Quraishi

1924 - 2010

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