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Poets/Writers From Amritsar

Total: 54

Shahzad Ahmad

1932 - 2012

One of the leading poets of new Urdu ghazal.

A G Josh

1928 - 2007

Ahmad Rahi

1923 - 2002

Poet, lyricist, founding editor of literary magazine quarterly ''Svera''

Prominent Urdu and Punjabi poet and author, remained associated with major Urdu journal Adab-e-Lateef and Auraaq

Haji Laq Laq

1894 - 1961

A renowned Urdu writer, known for his humor and prose.

Javed Shaheen

1922 - 2008

muneer saifi

1940 - 2011

Saifuddin Saif

1922 - 1993

Pakistani poet and lyricist.

Sufi Tabassum

1899 - 1978

Zaheer Kashmiri

1919 - 1994

Poet and film screenwriter. Associated with Progressive Writers' Association

Akhtar Amritsari

1909 - 1990

Prominent poet, prose writer and columnist, known for his humorous qitas and essays; worked on important positions in the government of Pakistan

Mahendra Kapoor

1956 - 2008

Mahendra Kapoor was a renowned Indian playback singer who sung more than 25000 songs in many Indian languages. His career spanned 50 years. In addion to other awards, he won the National Award twice.

A. Hameed

1928 - 2011

Popular short story writer, novelist and playwright, known for his romantic style of rendition

Ashk Amritsari

1900 - 1956

Ghulam Abbas

1909 - 1982

Mohammad Rafi

1924 - 1980

Mohammad Rafi is one of the most celebrated and revered playback singers of India. He was honored with the Padma Shri and the National Film Award by the Government of India. He has also sung in English, Persian, Spanish, and Dutch.

Mukhtar Begum

1911 - 1982

Saleem Raza

1932 - 1983

Shaad amritsarii

1924 - 1966

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