Poets/Writers From Karachi

Total: 453

Mustafa Zaidi

1929 - 1970

Also known as Tegh Allahabadi, was a C.S.P officer in Pakistan, assassinated in mysterious circumstances.

Most prominent humorist and satirist of Pakistan; author of extraordinary works "Chiaargh Tale" and "Aab-e-Gum". He received Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-i-Imtiaz, the highest literary honours by the Government of Pakistan.

Mushfiq Khwaja

1935 - 2005

Prominent writer of humour/satire, famous for his column 'khama-bagosh.'

Musharraf Ahmad

1942 - 2003

Mumtaz Husain

1918 - 1992

Mukhtar Begum

1911 - 1982

Mohsin Ehsan

1933 - 2010

Prominent poet of New Ghazal in Pakistan

Mohsin Bhopali

1932 - 2007

Mohammad Zubair

1906 - 1992

A prominent critic, translator and short story writer who made a mark for his critical views; he introduced Western thought and influenced the Urdu critical scenario. He worked on the reconstruction of Islamic thought during the fag end of his career.

Prominent among the contemporary fiction writers of Pakistan

Mehnaz Begum

1972 - 2013

Mehnaz Begum was a Pakistani vocalist who specialized in ghazal, thumri, dadra, khayal, drupad and reciting salam, noha and marsiya. She has won the Nigar Award for Best Female Playback Singer 13 times.

Mehdi Hasan

1957 - 1999

Mehdi Hasan was a ghazal and playback singer of Pakistan. He was also known as 'Shehenshah-e-Ghazal'. He was honored with the Pride of Performance Award and numerous Nigar Awards for his inimitable contribution to music.

Maulwi Abdul Haq

1872 - 1961

One of the popular story writers from Pakistan.

Manzar Ayubi

1932 - 2020

Makhfi Lakhnavi

1902 - 1953

Prominent progressive critic and a story writer of romantic nature

Mahtab Zafar

1931 - 1992

Mahshar Badayuni

1922 - 1994

FormeOne of the most prominent journalists in Pakistan

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