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Poets/Writers From Barabanki

Total: 62

One of the most famous Progressive poets known for romantic & revolutionary poetry. He was maternal Uncle to film lyricist Jawed Akhtar.

Bedam Shah Warsi

1876 - 1936

Sufi poet famous for his devotional poetry

Saleem Ahmed

1927 - 1983

One of the most prominent modern Urdu critics. Famous for his promotion of the Anti-ghazal trend of poetry and anti-modernism views.

Hanuman Prasad Sharma Aajiz Matvi is a well-known Persian and Arabic Scholar

An American scholar of Urdu language and literature

Popular poet who also penned film lyrics.

Varis Kirmani

1927 - 2012

Anees Qidwai

1908 - 1982

Naseem Nikhat

1958 - 2023


1943 - 2021

Saghar Azmi

1944 - 2004

Saghar Azmi was a popular Urdu poet from Azamgarh in U.P. He has been a regular participant of international mushairas at Dubai, Sharjah, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, etc.

Arif Nadwi

1898 - 1988

Rizwan Ahmad

1947 - 2011

A major poet to emerge in the 60s; known for his poetry of higher consciousness and intense emotional nature

Aleem Usmani

1931 - 2012

Prominent scholar and literary critic who writes both in Urdu and English living in U.S.A

Ghubaar Bhatti

1920 - 1986

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