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Poets/Writers From Kolkata

Total: 75

Prominent later – classical poet from Bengal

well-known poet of classical tone and tenor

Jazib Quraishi

1940 - 2021

One of the most prominent contemporary poets known for his unique love-poetry

Wafa Rashidi

1926 - 2003

C. R. Das

1870 - 1925

Fayyaz Hashmi

1920 - 2011

Ibraheem Hosh

1918 - 1988

Prominent upcoming poet and critic. Recipient of Sahitya Academy's Yuva Puraskar.

Critic & Poet

P. C. Bagchi was one of the most notable Sino -Indologists of the 20th century. He was the third Upacharya (Vice-Chancellor) of Visva-Bharati University.

One of the most popular poets who died young.

Ain Rashid

1944 - 2000

Auckland Colvin

1838 - 1908

Chitra Singh

1965 - 1990

Chitra Singh is a renowned Indian ghazal singer and the wife of legendary ghazal maestro, Jagjit Singh. As a duo, they are considered the pioneers of ghazal singing.

Farida Khanum, also known as Malika-e-Ghazal is a classical singer from Pakistan. She has been trained in Khayal, Thumri and Dadra genres by Ustad Aashiq Ali Khan.

Hafizuddin Ahmad

1780 - 1965

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