Rishi Patialvi
Rishi Patialvi (1917-1999), born Bam Dev Sharma, hailing from Hoshiarpur District (Punjab) was a popular Urdu poet belonging to Daagh Dehlvi’s lineage. He was a disciple of Naseem Noormahali who was a...
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Shyam Narayan Pandey
Shyam Narayan Pandey (1907 - 1991) was an Indian poet. He was born on Shravan Krishna Panchami of Vikram Samvat 1964 (i.e. 1907 CE) in the Dumraon village of Mau (then Azamgarh) district of Uttar Prad...
Ekram Ali
Ekram Ali [একরাম আলি] (born 1 July 1950) is a noted Indian Bengali poet and critic. Born in a small village named Teghoria (Dist. Birbhum, West Bengal) of a Bengali Muslim parentage. Before he came to...
Tilok Chand Mehroom
Tilok Chand Mehroom (1887–1966) (Urdu: تِلوک چند محرُوم‎), (Hindi: तिलोक चंद महरूम ) was an eminent Urdu poet who was admired not only for his writings but also for his simple lifestyle and ...
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Indira Sant
Indira Sant (Marathi: इंदिरा संत; 1914–2000) was a Marathi poet from Maharashtra, India.Indira was born on January 4, 1914, as Indira Dikshit in the small town of Belgaum, India, Karnataka.Indira ...
Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
Henry Louis Vivian Derozio (18 April 1809 – 26 December 1831) was an Indian poet and assistant headmaster of Hindu College, Kolkata, a radical thinker and one of the first Indian educators to dissemin...
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Kavi Bhushan
Kavi Bhushan (c. 1613-1712) was an Indian poet in the courts of the Bundeli king Chhatrasal and the Maratha king Shivaji. He mainly wrote in Brajbhasha interspersed with words from Sanskrit, Arabic an...
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Sri Aurobindo
Sri Aurobindo (Sri Ôrobindo), (15 August 1872 – 5 December 1950), born Aurobindo Ghose, was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. He joined the Indian movement for independenc...
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Irshad Kamil
Irshad Kamil is an Indian Hindi/Urdu poet and lyricist. He has written songs for Bollywood films like Jab We Met, Chameli, Love Aaj Kal, Rockstar, Aashiqui 2 and Raanjhnaa.
Irshad Kamil was born a...
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Gajendra Thakur
Gajendra Thakur (born 1971) (गजेन्द्र ठाकुर; গজেন্দ্র ঠাকুর; ગજેન્દ્ર ઠાકુર; ଗଜେନ୍ଦ୍ର ଠାକୁର; ਗਜੇਨ੍ਦ੍ਰ ਠਾਕੁਰ; గజేన్ద్ర ఠాకుర; கஜேந்த்ர டாகுர; ಗಜೇನ್ದ್ರ ಠಾಕುರ; ഗജേന്ദ്ര ഠാകുര) is an Indian author. He ...
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Sant Soyarabai
Sant Soyarabai was a saint who belonged to the Mahar caste in 14th century Maharashtra, India. She followed her husband Chokhamela who was popular saint.She framed large literature in the way of blank...
Mallampalli Sarabheswara Sarma
Mallampalli Sarabheswara Sarma (27 March 1928 - 13 April 2007) popularly known as 'Sarabhayya' was a perfect 'sahrudaya' and an Indian poet, critic, translator and a great exponent of classical litera...
Gulab Khandelwal
Gulab Khandelwal is an Indian poet born in the town of Navalgarh, Rajasthan (India) on 21 February 1924. He has written poetry in different forms such as Lyrics,Sonnets, Rubais (Quatrains), Dohas (Co...
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Munawwar Rana
Munawwar Rana (Urdu: منور رانا, Hi: मुनव्वर राना) (born 26 November 1952) is a respected figure in the realm of modern Hindi and Urdu poetry. His poetry is appreciated in Mushairas (poetic symposia) ...
Syed Ali Abbas Jalalpuri
Prof. Syed Ali Abbas Jalalpuri was a professor of philosophy in Government College Lahore. He is regarded by the intellectuals of Pakistan as the Will Durant of Pakistan. He had Master's degrees in Ph...
Qabil Ajmeri
Qabil Ajmeri (Urdu: قابل اجميري‎, Hindi: क़ाबिल अजमेरी) was an Indian-Pakistani Urdu poet.
Qabil Ajmeri was born on August 27, 1931, as Abdul Rahim in Churli, a town located 24 miles...
Kavyadarsha
The Kavyadarsha (Sanskrit: काव्यादर्श, Kāvyādarśa) by Dandin is the earliest surviving systematic treatment of poetics in Sanskrit. This work is divided into 3 paricchedas (chapters) in most of t...
O. N. V. Kurup
Ottaplakkal Nambiyadikkal Velu Kurup (Malayalam: ഒറ്റപ്ലാക്കൽ നീലകണ്ഠൻ വേലു കുറുപ്പ്; born 27 May 1931), popularly known as O. N. V. Kurup (Malayalam: ഒ.എൻ.വി. കുറുപ്പ്) or simply O. N. V. (M...
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Laxminarayan Sahu
Dr. Laxminarayan Sahu (3 October 1890 - 18 January 1963) was an eminent and noted writer, poet, journalist, social worker, reformer, historian, politician from Odisha, India.He was born in a village n...
Attoor Ravi Varma
Attoor Ravi Varma (December 27, 1930) is one of the pioneers of modern Malayalam poetry who has won the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award for his contributions to literary world. He hails from a small vill...
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Kersy Katrak
Kersy Katrak (1936–2008) was an Indian advertising man and poet of the 1970s. He revolutionized Indian advertising when he founded the iconoclastic Mass Communication and Marketing in 1965, wh...
Kambar (poet)
Kambar (Kamban in casual address) (Tamil: கம்பர்) (c. 1180, Tiruvaluntur, Tanjore district, India – 1250) was a medieval Tamil poet and the author of the Ramavataram, popularly known as Kambaramay...
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Aśvaghoṣa
Aśvaghoṣa (Devanagari: अश्वघोष) [əɕʋəgʰoːʂə] (c. 80 – c. 150 CE) was an Indian philosopher-poet, born in Saketa in northern India to a Brahmin family. He is believed to have been the first Sanskrit dr...
Venkatarama Ramalingam Pillai
Venkatarama Ramalingam Pillai (Tamil: வேங்கடராம ராமலிங்கம் பிள்ளை) shortly V. Ramalingam Pillai(October 19, 1888 - August 24, 1972) was a Tamil poet from Tamil Nadu, India and independence fighter...