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Poets/Writers From Mumbai

Total: 292

Aziz Qaisi

1931 - 1992

One of the most prominent progressive poets / known for his pungent intensity

Popular poet based in Qatar

Poet and author, editor of well-known literary journal 'Isbaat'

Asha Bhosle

1948 - 2006

Asha Bhosle is an Indian playback singer and the sister of Lata Mangeshkar. Her awards include the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and the Padma Vibhushan among many others.

Postmodernist story writer, known for his stories about the subaltern.

Anwar Khan

1942 - 2001

Prominent story writer known for problematizing the issues of urban life

Anuradha Paudwal is a Indian playback vocalist who has in many languages like; Hindi, Marwari, Pahari, Marathi, Sanskrit, Bengali, Gujarati, Tami and others.

Anoop Jalota is a popular ghazal and bhajan singer from India. Also known as 'bhajan samrat' he has been bestowed upon with the Padma Shri.

Bombay-based poet and author; edited several books on the poets and writers of Kokan

Anand Bakhshi

1930 - 2002

Poet and Lyricist

Amir Ali Khan

1934 - 1974

Amir Ali Khan was a renowned Hindustani classical music singer. He was felicitated with the Presidential Award and the Padma Bhushan.

Ali Sardar Jafri

1913 - 2000

One of the most celebrated progressive poets, literary critic, public intellectual and editor.Contemporary of Faiz Ahmad Faiz. Recipient of Gyanpeeth Award. Produced documentaries on Urdu poetry.

Ali Imam Naqvi

1945 - 2014

Akhtarul Iman

1915 - 1996

One of the pillars of modern Urdu Nazms & Dialogue writer. Wrote dialogues for more than hundred films including "Waqt" & "Qanoon". (Jin ke ghar sheeshe ke hote hain wo doosron par pather nahin phenkte-One of his dialogues made famous by Rajkumar in Film Waqt).


Adil Rasheed

1920 - 1972

Abdullah Nasir

1902 - 1965

Abdullah Kamal

1948 - 2010

Leading modern Urdu poet

Abdul Ahad Saaz

1950 - 2020

Prominent poet from Mumbai, well-known to connoisseurs of serious poetry.

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