Urdu poets
--Abikan 16:28, 12 March 2015 (UTC)This is a list of Urdu language poets, arranged by date of birth. The italic text after the poet's name is their takhallus, or nom de plume.
Munavvar Lakhnavi
Munavvar Lakhnavi (Urdu: منوّر لکھنوی ) was a Urdu poet who gained repute as a poet and also as a translator.
Munavvar Lakhnavi (1897-1970) was the takhallus of Bisheshwar Prasad who was born in ...
Wazir Agha
Wazir Agha (Urdu: وزیر آغا ‎) was a Pakistani Urdu language writer, poet, critic and essayist. He has written many poetry and prose books. He was also editor and publisher of the literary m...
Ehsan Danish
Ehsan Danish (Urdu: احسان دانش‎ — Eḥsān Dāniš, 1914—1982), born Ehsan-ul-Haq (Urdu: احسان اُلحق‎ — Eḥsānu l-Ḥaq), was a prominent Urdu poet from the Indian subcontinent. At the beg...
Aslam Farrukhi
Aslam Farrukhi, PP, (Urdu: اسلم فرخی‎) (born October 23, 1923) is an Urdu author, critic, poet, linguist, scholar and broadcaster from Pakistan. He is also known for children's writings. He...
Kaif Bhopali
Kaif Bhopali (Urdu: کیف بھوپالی ‎) was an Indian Urdu poet and lyricist. He was a well-known poet in the Urdu mushaira circles, he is most known as the writer of songs like Chalo Dildar Chal...
Kaif Bhopali - Wikipedia
Attash Durrani
Prof. Dr. Attash Durrani, T.I. (Urdu: عطش درانی‎)(born 22 January 1952) is a Pakistani linguist, researcher, critic and author. He has written many books in Urdu and English and has received...
Mohinder Pratap Chand
Mohinder Pratap Chand is an Urdu writer and poet of India who has promoted Urdu language and literature in India. In Kurukshetra University (India), he initiated the Bazm-e-Adab (a literary body) and ...
Mohinder Pratap Chand - Wikipedia
Asif Noorani
Asif Noorani (Urdu: آصف نورانی‎; born 1942) is a Pakistani newspaper and television writer.
Asif Noorani was born in Mumbai, India in 1942. He belongs to a secular Urdu speaking family. ...
Najm Afandi
Najm Afandi (1893–1975) نجم آفندی was an important Urdu poet of his time who had numerous budding poets as his disciples. He was born in Agra in 1893. His father Bazm Afandi was himself a well-known p...
Rajinder Singh Bedi
Rajinder Singh Bedi (Punjabi: ਰਾਜਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਬੇਦੀ, Urdu: راجندر سنگھ بیدی‎, Hindi: राजिंदर सिंह बेदी ; September 1, 1915 – 1984) was an Urdu writer of progressive writers' movemen...
Rajinder Singh Bedi - Wikipedia
Syed Asim Mahmood
Syed Asim Mahmood (born 24 April 1968) is an Urdu writer, encyclopedist, researcher, editor and journalist. He has written thirteen books and many articles on scientific and non-scientific subjects in...
Masud Husain Khan
Masud Husain Khan (28 January 1919 – 16 October 2010) was an eminent linguist, the first Professor Emeritus in Social Sciences at Aligarh Muslim University and the fifth Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Milli...
Farman Fatehpuri
Farman Fatehpuri (Urdu: فرمان فتح پوری‎) (born Syed Dildar Ali (Urdu: سید دلدار علی‎), 26 January 1926 – 3 August 2013) was the eminent Urdu linguist, researcher, writer, critic an...
Farman Fatehpuri - Wikipedia
Khurshid Rizvi
Khurshid Rizvi is a Pakistani scholar, poet, linguist, and historian of Arabic languages and literature.He is an Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Lahore Unive...
Zaain Ul Abideen
Zaain Ul Abideen (Urdu: زين العابدين‎, born Zaain Ul Abideen; 20 June 1989 in Karachi, Pakistan) is a Pakistani pop singer.
Zaain Ul Abideen - Wikipedia
Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee
Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee (Urdu: شان الحق حقی‎), Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Tamgha-e-Quaid-i-Azam, was a notable Urdu poet, writer, journalist, broadcaster, translator, critic, researcher, linguist and lexic...
Saeed Ahmad Akhtar
Saeed Ahmad Akhtar was an Urdu poet, playwright and educationist. He came up with his 1st Urdu poetry collection “Diyaar e Shab” in 1976. It was the best selling book of the year and got many awards i...
Takeshi Suzuki (academic)
Takeshi Suzuki (鈴木斌, 1932–2005) was a Japanese professor of Urdu. He was known in Pakistan as Japan's "Baba-e-Urdu" (Father of Urdu) for his work in the promotion of the language.
Suzuki...
Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui
Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui (1892-1977) (Urdu: رشید احمد صدیقی) was a noted Urdu writer and a professor at Aligarh Muslim University in India.
Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui was born in 1892 in Mariyahu, Jaunp...
Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui - Wikipedia
Naiyer Masud
Naiyer Masud (born in 1936) is an Urdu scholar and Urdu-language short story writer.
Masud is the son of Syed Masud Hasan Rizvi 'Adeeb', also a Lucknow University Professor of Persian and a famed ...