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Poets/Writers From Mumbai

Total: 292

Mulk Raj Anand

1905 - 2004

Prominent Indian English fiction writer, known for his stance on socio-political issues; also a recipient of several awards.


1941 - 1976

Mukesh was an Indian playback singer. He had been bestowed upon by the National Award for the best playback singer (male).

Mohammad Rafi

1924 - 1980

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.

Based in Mumbai, short story writer and critic.

film director,screenwriter, short story writer, poet and journalist


1912 - 1949

One of the founding fathers of modern Urdu nazm. Known for his mystical association with Indian metaphysical tradition. Died young.

Meena Kumari Naz

1933 - 1972

Film actress known as "The tragedy queen". She published a book of poetry "Tanha Chaand".

Maulwi Charagh Ali

1844/1846 - 1895

One of the most lyrical of ghazal poets associated with progressive movement. Outstanding film lyricist. Recipient of Dada Sahab Phalke award.

Mahshar Amrohwi

1901 - 1983

Mahmood Sarosh

1911 - 1992

Mahendra Kapoor

1956 - 2008

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.

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