aaj ik aur baras biit gayā us ke baġhair
jis ke hote hue hote the zamāne mere
Prominent modernist poet, story writer, one of the first poets to write prose poems; also edited important journal "Tashkeel".
One of the stalwarts of new Urdu ghazal in Pakistan. Some of his ghazals have been put to music.
One of the most prominent modern Pakistani poets, popular for his unconventional ways.
One of the most outstanding modern poets of Pakistan.
Prominent Pakistani poet and journalist
One of the most prominent modern Urdu critics. Famous for his promotion of the Anti-ghazal trend of poetry and anti-modernism views.
Famous Pakistani woman poet known for her unconventional views on society. Committed suicide at a young age.
One of the most remarkable modernist Indian poets.
One of the most prominent post modern poets, known for his valiant fight against a fatal illness.
Prominent poet who mastered the poetic idiom of Lucknow poetry.
One of the prominent women poets famous for the soft and lyrical tone of her poetry.
Well-known poet and author to draw upon social issues, also edited an important journal 'Qaumi Zaban' published from Pakistan
Pakistani poet and author; published his collection of love poems Lab-o-Rukhsaar; authored a critical book Shairi ki Zabaan
Leading Pakistani poet having popular appeal, grandson of Behzad Lakhnawi.
Famous for his ghazal " ai jazba-e-dil gar main chahun har cheez muqaabil aa jaye" sung by many singers.
Popular poet famous for his widely-sung ghazal "mohabbat karne wale kam na honge, teri mahfil mein lekin ham na honge".
A renowned scholar, poet, linguist and author. He dedicated his life to learning and education. An expert in the art of chronograms
Prominent Urdu critic, literary historian, linguist, and translator; also served as Vice-Chancellor of Karachi University and Chair of Urdu Lughat Board
Prominent progressive critic and a story writer of romantic nature
Pakistani poet famous for the ghazal “Wo hamsafar tha magar…” in the famous Pakistani TV serial “Hamsafar”
One of the most prominent pre-modern Urdu Poets, having hundreds of disciples.
Known for his novel expression in poetry
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