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Poets/Writers From Sitapur

Total: 43

A pre-modern poet who wrote both Ghazals and Nazms; also wrote poems for children

Ilyas Sitapuri

1935 - 2003

Bollywood screenwriter, lyricist and poet. Famous for co-writing films like 'Sholay' & 'Deewar'

One of the most prominent contemporary poets, also having popular appeal.

Prominent New Ghazal poet

Ehraz Naqvi

1933 - 1980

Famous for his Rubai's and long poem on Gautam Budha.

Prominent new generation poet

Sharar Kakorvi

1864/65 - 1921

Wasi Sitapuri

1919 - 1988

Jigar Biswani

1872 - 1958


A prominent short story writer and novelist known especially for historical fiction and others on personalities like Ghalib, Dara Shikoh, Hazrat Jaan, Khalid bin Waleed, and Salahuddin Ayyubi.

One of the most prominent fiction writers known for his stories drawing upon the cultural heritage of the past. Also the first one to make animals and non-living things the central metaphors in his stories.

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