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Majaz

Majaz

Asrar ul Haq Majaz (19 October 1911 – 5 December 1955) was an Indian Urdu poet. [1] He was known for his romantic and revolutionary poetry. He composed ghazals and nazms in Urdu Early life Majaz was born in Rudauli, Bara Banki, UP, India. He received...

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Akhtar Shirani

Akhtar Shirani

Akhtar Shirani (also spelled 'Sheerani', 'Sherani', 'Shirani', 'Shairani'), (Born 4 May 1905 – 9 September 1948) is considered one of the romantic poets of Urdu. Early Life Akhtar Shairani was born as Muhammad Dawood Khan to the Aghani tribe, Shirani...

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Abu Al-Asar Hafeez Jullundhri

Abu Al-Asar Hafeez Jullundhri

Abu Al-Asar Hafeez Jullundhri (born 14 January 1900 - died 21 December 1982) was a Pakistani Urdu-language poet who famously wrote the lyrics for the National Anthem of Pakistan Early life Jullundhri was born in Jalandhar, Punjab, British India on 14...

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Ram Prasad Bismil

Ram Prasad Bismil

Ram Prasad Bismil pronunciation ( help · info ) (11 June 1897 – 19 December 1927) was an Indian revolutionary who participated in Mainpuri Conspiracy of 1918, and the Kakori conspiracy of 1925, both against British Empire. As well as being a freedom fighter,...

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Firaq Gorakhpuri

Firaq Gorakhpuri

Raghupati Sahay (28 August 1896 – 3 March 1982), better known under his pen name Firaq Gorakhpuri was a writer, critic, and, according to one commentator, one of the most noted contemporary Urdu poets from India. [1] He established himself among peers...

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Josh Malihabadi

Josh Malihabadi

Josh Malihabadi (born as Shabbir Hasan Khan ) (December 5, 1894 – February 22, 1982) was a noted Urdu poet born in British India. [1] [2] He was an Indian citizen until 1958, when he emigrated to Pakistan and became a Pakistani citizen. He wrote ghazals...

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Jigar Moradabadi

Jigar Moradabadi

Jigar Moradabadi was the nom de plume of Ali Sikandar (1890–1960), one of the most famous Urdu poets of the 20th century and a celebrated Urdu ghazal writer. [1] [2] He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1958 for his highly acclaimed poetry collection...

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Qamar Jalavi

Qamar Jalavi

Qamar Jalavi (born Muhammad Hussain in 1887, died 4 October 1968; also known as Ustad Qamar Jalalvi) was a renowned Pakistani poet. He was born in Jalali near Aligarh, India in 1887. After the creation of Pakistan in 1947, he moved to Karachi. Qamar Jalalvi...

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Tilok Chand Mehroom

Tilok Chand Mehroom

Tilok Chand Mehroom (1887-1966) was an eminent Urdu poet who was admired not only for his writings but also for his simple lifestyle and evident deep dislike of religious discrimination. Early life Mehroom was born in the village of Mousa Noor Zaman Shah...

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Niaz Fatehpuri

Niaz Fatehpuri

Niaz Fatehpuri (1884-1966) was the nom de plume of Niyaz Muhammed Khan, [1] an Urdu poet and writer and a polemicist. He was also the founder and editor of Nigar which he turned into one of the most prestigious Urdu literary journals in the Indian subcontinent....

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