Poets/Writers From Mumbai
Mulk Raj Anand
Prominent Indian English fiction writer, known for his stance on socio-political issues; also a recipient of several awards.
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.
- Born : Muzaffarpur
- Domicile : Mumbai
film director,screenwriter, short story writer, poet and journalist
Meena Kumari Naz
Film actress known as "The tragedy queen". She published a book of poetry "Tanha Chaand".
One of the most lyrical of ghazal poets associated with progressive movement.Outstanding film lyricist. Recipient of Dada Sahab Phalke award.
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.