aaj ik aur baras biit gayā us ke baġhair
jis ke hote hue hote the zamāne mere
Prominent poet, prose writer and columnist, known for his humorous qitas and essays; worked on important positions in the government of Pakistan
Prominent among the women poets of Pakistan
Prominent Pakistani fiction writer, famous for the story “Gadaria”.
Notable Pakistani playwright known for penning a popular drama 'Chaand Garhan' for television
Well-known poet; wrote ghazals, nazms and rubais prortraying romantic feelings and acute social consciousness
Asad Amanat Ali was a famed ghazal and classical singer from Pakistan and the son of Amanat Ali Khan. He hailed from the Patiala Gharana of musicians.
Prominent figure among the contemporary women poets in Pakistan; also a teacher of Urdu
Prominent Urdu and Punjabi poet and author, remained associated with major Urdu journal Adab-e-Lateef and Auraaq
Author of "Khushiyon Ka Bagh", one of the most prominent story writers, novelists, and artists known for his symbolic narratives.
Pakistani poet, translator of select Persian poetry of Iqbal
Prominent Pakistani poet, fiction writer, and critic; wrote two important novels Zawaal, and Deewaar ke Peechhe; also wrote a history of Pakistani literature
Pakistani poet famous for TV Serials written by him.
Amanat Ali Khan was a Pakistani classical and ghazal vocalist from the Patiala gharana and recipient of Pakistan’s prestigious 'Pride of Performance' award.
Noted fiction writer from Pakistan; known for writing on women’s issues.
One of the greatest Urdu Poets.National poet of Pakistan who penned 'Saare jahan se achaa hindustaan hamara', and 'Lab pe aati hai dua ban ke tamanna meri'.
Prominent Pakistani poet and fiction writer
One of the most popular Urdu poets ever, known for his intense romantic poetry.
Poet, lyricist, founding editor of literary magazine quarterly ''Svera''
Most outstanding Pakistani, Progressive poet. Also counted among leading fiction-writers. Edited an important literary magazine Funoon.
One of the leading and reputed Pakistani poets known for his neo-classical tone, equally well-known in India, lives in Houston USA.
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