Rekhti

One of most firebrand poets of Lucknow. Contemporary of Meer Taqi Meer. His rivalry with Mushafi is well-recorded. He had also written rekhta poetry and 'Raani Ketki ki kahani" in prose.

1753 -1817

Known for Rekhti, a form of Urdu poetry where a poet speaks in language of women.

1756 -1835