A Poet loves his Ghazal as a father loves his son and when looks...

Urdu is a live language and is rich and famous because of the...

Ashob e Nawa has been written by Zaheer Ghazipuri

Shamim Hashmi is called a "Poet of Nostalgia". This was a...
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Urdu writers/ Poets

Bashir Badr

Syed Mohammad Bashir was born on 15 February 1935 in Ayodhya .He was born in a Muslim family. He is an Indian poet. He knows Urdu, Persian, English and Hindi. He has completed his B.A. M.A. and phD From Aligarh Muslim University. He worked as a lecturure in the Aligarh Muslim University. Later he became a head of the department of Meerut College. Bashir Badr has written more than 12,000 shers in his life. His Ghazals are based on love, passion, beauty and social issues.
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Allama Nawak Hamzapuri

Nawak Hamzapuri is his Pen name. He has been awarded with the title "Allama" by the critics of the modern Literature world. Allama Nawak is one of the finest poets of the Literature world. He has been an active participant in the Urdu and Islamic literature and is well versed with the pros and cons of the three languages, Urdu, Persian and Arabic.
Allama has been serving the world of literature writing Afsana (long stories), Naat, Hamd, Ghazals and other genres of Urdu prose and poetry...

Allama Iqbal

Sir Mohammad Iqbal was known as Allama Iqbal, was a famous poet, philosopher and politician in British India. Iqbal was a very learn man who did his studies in India and some in England and Germany . His first poetry book Asrar-e-Khudi and other books of poetry include Rumuz-i-Bekhudi, Payam-i-Mashriq and Zubair-i-Ajam.
Background:
Allma Iqbal was born on 9 November 1877 in Sialkot, in the Punjab Province of British India. His grandparents were Kashmiri Pandit, from Kashmir who...

Mirza Ghalib

Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan was born on 27 December 1797 in Agra and died 15 February 1869 in Delhi. His pen name was Asad, he became famous the name of Galib.Galib was a greatest and famous poet of Urdu and Persian language.In 1850, Galib received “Dabber-e-Mulk” and “Najm-ud-daulah” named by Bahadur Shah Zafar 2. Later he received “Mirza Nosha”. Bahadur Shah Zafar was a great poet himself...

Mir Taqi Mir

Meer Muhammad Taqi Meer (Urdu: مِیر تقی مِیرؔ‎—), whose takhallus (pen name) was Mir (Urdu: مِیرؔ‎—Mīr) (sometimes also spelt Meer Taqi Meer), was the leading Urdu poet of the 18th century, and one of the pioneers who gave shape to the Urdu language itself. He was one of the principal poets of the Delhi School of the Urdu ghazal. He is called the Shahanshaah of Urdu Ghazals. He lived in the in the Kucha Chelan in Darya Ganj in the old Delhi in 18th century. He met with Ghalib when Mirza...

Zaheer Ghazipuri

Zaheer Ghazipuri is a modern critic and a mentor poet who belongs to the Daagh school of Urdu Poetry. He has written arround 13 books in Urdu language which include the collection of Ghazals, Essays, Reviews and literary criticism. He is regarded as the Elliot of Urdu literature.

A lot of people have pursued Ph.D on Zaheer Ghazipuri and have written PhD thesis on him. Zaheer Ghazipuri has served the Urdu language for many years since 1950's. There are a lot of books written on Zaheer...

Shamim Hashimi

Syed Muhammad Shamimuddin (pen name Shamim Hashimi) is an eminent name in

the world of Urdu literature. He is known for his poems written in Urdu and Persian. He

is basically a poet of Ghazal, a category of poetry which comes from Persian poetry, but

has also written poems of other categories of poetry in different meters. Shamim

Hashmi was born on 26 Ramadan 1366 Hijri, 14 August 1947 A.D. in Sasaram (Bihar).

EDUCATION

Dr. Shamim Hashimi was...