Poets/Writers From Kanpur

Total: 61

Nushur Wahidi

1912 - 1983

Prominent poet of romantic-sufistic persuasion with lyrical tone.

Zeb Ghauri

1928 - 1985

One of the most remarkable modernist Indian poets.

One of the most popular poets, famous for his particular tarannum (melodious way of recitation).

Prominent New Ghazal poet

Prominent post-modern poet.

Farhat Kanpuri

1905 - 1952

Kausar Jayasi

1916 - 2005

Matin Niazi

1913 - 1993

Sarshar Siddiqui

1926 - 2008

Sarshar Siddiqui was a prolific writer, critic and poet born during the pre-independence era.

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