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Shakeeb Jalali

Shakeeb Jalali

Shakeeb Jalali (October 1, 1934 – November 12, 1966) was a Pakistani Urdu poet. Shakeb Jalali's real name was Syed Hassan Rizvi. His ancestors were from a small town, Saddat Jalali, near Aligarh, India. Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi says that Jalali was born on...

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Khumār Barabankvi

Khumār Barabankvi

Khumār Barabankvi (1919 - 1999) was an Urdu poet and lyricist from Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India. His real name was Mohammed Haidar Khan, but he wrote under the takhallus (pen name/ nom de plume) of Khumār, which means intoxication. The word comes from...

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Shakeel Badayuni

Shakeel Badayuni

Shakeel Badayuni (August 3, 1916 – April 20, 1970) was an Indian Urdu poet, lyricist and songwriter in Hindi films Early life Shakeel Badayuni was born in Badayun, Uttar Pradesh. [4] His father, Mohammed Jamaal Ahmed Sokhta Qadiri, wanted him to have...

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Ehsan Danish

Ehsan Danish

Ehsan Danish was a prominent Urdu poet from the Indian subcontinent. [1] [2] At the beginning of his career his poetry was very romantic but later he wrote his poems more for the labourers and came to be called "Šāʿir-e Mazdūr" (Poet of the workmen) by...

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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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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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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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Mir Baber Ali Anees

Mir Baber Ali Anees

Mir Baber Ali Anees was a renowned Urdu poet. He was born in 1803 in Faizabad, Oudh now in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and died in 1874 in Lucknow, North-Western Provinces. Life Mir Babar Ali, 'Anis' was born in 1802 CE at Faizabad. [1]...

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Amir Khusrow

Amir Khusrow

Ab'ul Hasan Yamīn ud-Dīn Khusrow (1253–1325 CE) better known as Amīr Khusrow (also Khusrau, Khusro) Dehlawī (meaning Amir Khusrow of Delhi) was a Sufi musician, great poet and scholar. A polymath an iconic figure in the cultural history of the Indian...

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