Poets/Writers From Mumbai
One of the most prominent progressive poets / known for his pungent intensity
- Born : Jamshedpur
- Domicile : Mumbai
Poet and author, editor of well-known literary journal 'Isbaat'
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.
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
Amir Hamza Saqib
One of the prominent new generation Indian Urdu poets.
Amir Ali Khan
Amir Ali Khan was a renowned Hindustani classical music singer. He was felicitated with the Presidential Award and the Padma Bhushan.
Ali Sardar Jafri
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.
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).
Agha Jani Kashmiri
SCREENPLAY, DIALOGUE WRITER, WRITER
Abdul Ahad Saaz
Prominent poet from Mumbai, well-known to connoisseurs of serious poetry.