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...
Chintamani Tryambak Khanolkar
Chintamani Tryambak Khanolkar (C. T. Khanolkar) (Devanagari: चिंतामणी त्र्यंबक खानोलकर) (8 March 1930 – 26 April 1976) was a Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India. He wrote poetry under the name "Ara...
K. S. Narasimhaswamy
Dr. K. S. Narasimhaswamy (26 January 1915 – 27 December 2003) was a prominent Indian poet in the Kannada language. His most popular collection of poems Mysooru Mallige has seen more than thirty two re...
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Mir Babar Ali Anis
Mir Baber Ali Anees (Urdu: میر ببر علی انیس‎) was an Urdu poet, born in 1802 in Faizabad, Oudh now in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and died in 1874 in Lucknow, North-Western Pr...
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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 ...
Manglesh Dabral
Manglesh Dabral (Hindi: मंगलेश डबराल) (born 16 May 1948) is a prominent contemporary Indian poet who writes in Hindi. He was born in the village of Kaphalpani, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, completed hi...
Amjad Hyderabadi
Amjad Hussain (Urdu: سيد امجد حسين‎‎; 1878–1961), better known by the pen-name Amjad Hyderabadi (امجد حيدرابادى), was an Urdu and Persian Ruba'i poet from Hyderabad, India. In Urdu poe...
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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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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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Vijay Nambisan
Vijay Nambisan is an award winning poet, writer, critic and journalist of India writing in English. He won the First Prize in the first ever All India Poetry Competition in 1990 organized by The Poetr...
Nellikkal Muraleedharan
Dr. Nellickal Muraleedharan (Malayalam: നെല്ലിക്കല്‍ മുരളീധരന്‍) (1948–2010) was a noted writer and poet in Malayalam. Dr. Nellickal had received the Kerala Sahitya Academi award in the `poetry' ...
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) ...
Baba Kanshi Ram
Baba Kanshi Ram (11 July 1882 – 15 October 1943) was an Indian poet and activist for independence born in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
At the age of seven, he married Sarasvati Devi who, ...
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...
N. Chandrasekharan Nair
N. Chandrasekharan Nair is a noted Hindi scholar who founded Kerala Hindi Sahitya Academy and former head of department of Hindi at Mahatma Gandhi University. He received the Ministry of Human Resourc...
Subodh Sarkar
Subodh Sarkar (Bengali: সুবোধ সরকার) (born 1958, Krishnanagar) is a Bengali poet, writer and editor, and a reader in English literature at City College, Kolkata. He is a recipient of the prestigio...
Muhammad Iqbal
Sir Muhammad Iqbal (Urdu: محمد اقبال‎) (9 November 1877 – 21 April 1938), widely known as Allama Iqbal (علامہ اقبال), was a philosopher, poet, mystic and politician in British India who is w...
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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...
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...