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Salaam is the genre of panegyrical poetry written in praise of Imam Husain and other characters of the battle of Karbala. Ethical themes and insights also find expression in salaams. It is mostly written in ghazal form. Meer Anis and Mirza Dabeer have iconic stature as Salaam poets.

1723 -1810

One of the greatest Urdu poets. Known as Khuda-e-Sukhan (God of Poetry)

1797 -1869

Legendary Urdu poet occupying a place of pride in worldwide literature. One of the most quotable poets having couplets for almost all situations of life

1945 -2021

Pakistani poet famous for the ghazal “Wo hamsafar tha magar…” in the famous Pakistani TV serial “Hamsafar”

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