Poets/Writers From Kolkata
Wahshat Raza Ali Kalkatvi
Prominent later – classical poet from Bengal
Abbas Ali Khan Bekhud
well-known poet of classical tone and tenor
Well-known poet from Kolkata, wrote Ghazal, Nazm, and Rubai; published several collections of poetry for children, also edited several literary journals
One of the outstanding pre-modern poets known for his radical views.
One of the most prominent contemporary poets known for his unique love-poetry
Sayad Mohammad Abdul Ghafoor Shahbaz
Translator, Poet and compiler and researcher of the ‘Kulliyat-e-Nazeer’
Abul Kalam Rahamni
- Born : Sheikhpura
- Domicile : Kolkata
Journalist and poet, known for his humour and satire
Fay Seen Ejaz
An active literary journalist and engaged in his printing and publishing business. Besides being a poet, critic and translator he writes short stories and travelogues.
Prominent upcoming poet and critic. Recipient of Sahitya Academy's Yuva Puraskar.
Prabodh Chandra Bagchi
P. C. Bagchi was one of the most notable Sino -Indologists of the 20th century. He was the third Upacharya (Vice-Chancellor) of Visva-Bharati University.
One of the key figures in establishing Azimabad as a School of Urdu Poetry. Earned the coveted titles of 'Shams-ul-Ulema' and 'Khan Bahadur'.
Khawaja Javed Akhtar
One of the most popular poets who died young.