INDEX OF Poets

Selected poetry of hundreds of poets

A poet of humour; published a collection of poems 'Andaaz-e-Bayaan'

Contempory Pakistani poet having a popular appeal.

Popular Poet with dominant romantic shades celebrating love and life.

Most outstanding Pakistani, Progressive poet. Also counted among leading fiction-writers. Edited an important literary magazine Funoon.

Ahmad Rahi

1923 -2002 Lahore

Poet, lyricist, founding editor of literary magazine quarterly ''Svera''

Aish Dehlvi

1779 -1879 Delhi

One of the most vocal critics of Ghalib's poetic style.

The greatest Urdu poet of humour and satire who was a Sessions judge at Allahabad.

Poet & researcher known for his long poem “Sochne Pe Pahraa hai" /Professor JNU

Known for his emotional intensity tinged with irony

Poet and prose writer, known for his Qitas and long poems

One of the most popular Urdu poets ever, known for his intense romantic poetry.

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.

One of the greatest Urdu Poets.National poet of Pakistan who penned 'Saare jahan se achaa hindustaan hamara', and 'Lab pe aati hai dua ban ke tamanna meri'.

Well-known poet from Kolkata, wrote Ghazal, Nazm, and Rubai; published several collections of poetry for children, also edited several literary journals

Prominent fiction writer, satarist and poet

Pakistani poet famous for TV Serials written by him.

A popular Mushaira poetess

One of the prominent poets of Humour & Satire in the Indian subcontinent

Prominent Modern Pakistani Poet

One of the most famous Progressive poets known for romantic & revolutionary poetry. He was maternal Uncle to film lyricist Jawed Akhtar.

A famous Pakistani poet of the younger generation; published a collection Main Kisi Daastaan se Ubhrunga.

Well-known Indian poet representing the younger generation