aaj ik aur baras biit gayā us ke baġhair
jis ke hote hue hote the zamāne mere
Woman poet from Pakistan, known for strong feminist and anti-establishment leanings.
Most famous Urdu poet writing poetry for children.
A prominent poet and scholar of Lucknow, a disciple of Dagh and Natiq Gulawathhi, known for his annotations of Ghalib and Hafiz, and editing the works of the earliest women poets of Urdu
Prominent pre-modern poet generally known for children's poetry
Poet and critic, known for his critical book on the art of Iqbal
A poet who wrote upon social disparities and poverty
One of the most popular poets, famous for his sher 'Sheesha toote gul mach jae, dil toote awaz na aae.'
Prominent contemporary of Jigar Moradabadi
DTC traffic inspector, Known for his Ghazals and Qitaat
Associated with BBC Urdu Service. Also served as the Director of MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia.
One of the leading women poets in India.
Prominent popular poet of Mushairas
Well-known Indian poet representing the younger generation
Popular poet, known for his ghazals as well as geet and mahiye; also wrote a history of Kashmir in verse called 'Aaj Shikaare Mein'
Poet, Short Story Writer and Translator.
Fiction writer, associated with Chaudhary Charan singh University as a teacher of Urdu.
A disciple of Seemab Akbarabadi, published several collections of his ghazals and nazms
A contemporary of Dagh Dehlvi, wrote poems of new tone and tenor under the influence of modernist writing
A famous poet of humour and satire, wrote humorous ghazals with fluency and simplicity of language
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