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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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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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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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Seemab Akbarabadi

Seemab Akbarabadi

Seemab Akbarabadi born Aashiq Hussain Siddiqui on 5 June 1882 – died 31 January 1951, was an acclaimed Urdu poet from India. Early life Seemab Akbarabadi, [1] a descendant of Abu Bakr as-Siddiq, the first Caliph of Islam, [2] was born in Imliwale makaan...

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Allama Iqbal

Allama Iqbal

Sir Muhammad Iqbal (November 9, 1877 – April 21, 1938), also known as Allama Iqbal was a philosopher, poet and politician [1] in British India who is widely regarded as having inspired the Pakistan Movement. He is considered one of the most important...

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