INDEX OF Poets
Selected poetry of hundreds of poets
- Short story
- Hindi Ghazal
- Non prevalent ghazals
- Qadir Nama
- Rubai Mustazaad
- Khud-Navisht Savaneh
- Non prevalent Sher
- Tarkib Band
- Children's Story
- Kah Mukarniyan
- Translated Poetry
Prominent poet who mastered the poetic idiom of Lucknow poetry.
Abdul Halim Sharar
A prominent scholar, author, translator, and novelist of twentieth century. Had a keen eye on the socio-cultural life of Lucknow.
Known for his acute observations of social realities among the contemporary fiction writers and their representation in his fiction.
Abul Kalam Azad
One of the front-rank leaders of Indian freedom movement and a well-known scholar.
Well-known critic, poet, and Urdu faculty at Jamia Millia Islamia, known for his critical book on MeerTaqi Meer
One of the leading and reputed Pakistani poets known for his neo-classical tone, equally well-known in India, lives in Houston USA.
One of the pillars of modern Urdu Nazms & Dialogue writer. Wrote dialogues for more than hundred films including "Waqt" & "Qanoon". (Jin ke ghar sheeshe ke hote hain wo doosron par pather nahin phenkte-One of his dialogues made famous by Rajkumar in Film Waqt).
Ali Sardar Jafri
One of the most celebrated progressive poets, literary critic, public intellectual and editor.Contemporary of Faiz Ahmad Faiz. Recipient of Gyanpeeth Award. Produced documentaries on Urdu poetry.
Altaf Hussain Hali
One of the founders of Urdu criticism. Outstanding pre-modern poet. Famous for writing Yaadgar-e-ghalib the first biography of Mirza Ghalib.
Known for his popular ghazal 'Der lagi aane mein lekin…' sung by various singers
Prominent Pakistani critic, researcher and columnist; an author of many books apart from 'Urdu Adab ki Tehreekein' and 'Urdu Afsaane Mein Dehaat ki Peshkash'; also assisted in editing several literary journals and newspapers
Prominent Urdu fiction writer from Pakistan who also occasionally writes poetry
Prominent among the later poets of Lucknow School, known for his individual signature. Also served as Additional Commissioner, Education Minister, Home Minister, and officiating Prime Minster in the Government of Kashmir.
Prominent Pakistani fiction writer, famous for the story “Gadaria”.
One of prominent short story writers, known for his literary journalism.
Eminent contemporary Pakistani Urdu fiction writer, critic,editor & academician. Father of writer & translator Asif Farrukhi.
Prominent critic and poet, worked as professor of Urdu in Delhi University