Tarannum Riyaz
Dr. Tarannum Riyaz is a noted Urdu short fiction writer, translator, critic, poet and novelist, born, brought up and educated in Srinagar, Kashmir. She has worked on television and radio for several y...
Hussain Ul Haque
Hussain Ul Haque (born 1949) is an eminent Urdu critic, Writer and theorist with a sufi approach in his thought and writings. He has nurtured a whole generation of Urdu researchers, writers and learne...
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...
Himayat Ali Shair
Himayat Ali Shair (حمایت علی شاعر) is a renowned Urdu poet, writer, lyricist, actor and radio drama artist from Pakistan. He received the 2002 Pride of Performance Award for his literary services in U...
Jameel Jalibi
Muhammad Jameel Khan (Urdu: محمد جمیل خان) is a noted linguist, critic, writer, and scholar of Urdu literature and linguistics from Pakistan. He was Vice-Chancellor at the University of Karachi.
J...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi
Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi (Urdu: احمد ندیم قاسمی‎) born Ahmad Shah Awan(Urdu: احمد شاہ اعوان‎) on 20 November 1916 – died 10 July 2006, was an Urdu and English language Pakistani poet, jo...
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Jon Elia
Jaun Elia (Urdu: جون ایلیا‎, 14 December 1931 – 8 November 2002) was a Pakistani Urdu-language poet, philosopher, biographer, and scholar. He was the brother of journalist and psychoanalyst...
Sahar Ansari
Professor Sahar Ansari, TI (Urdu: سحر انصاری) is an Urdu poet, critic, and scholar of Urdu literature and linguistics from Pakistan. He remained associated with the University of Karachi as Professor ...
Moinuddin Aqeel
Moinuddin Aqeel (Urdu: معین الدین عقیل) (b. 25 June 1946) is an author, critic being a scholar of Urdu literature and [from Pakistan, who served the University of Karachi as Professor and chairman of ...
Abul Lais Siddiqui
Abul Lais Siddiqui (Urdu: ابو اللیث صدیقی) is an author, researcher, critic, linguist and scholar of Urdu literature and linguistics from Pakistan.
He remained associated with the University of Ka...
Zafar Qabil Ajmeri
Zafar Qabil Ajmeri is a Pakistani Urdu author, journalist, social activist, columnist, and media representative. His father was Qabil Ajmeri.
Aijaz Ahmad
Aijaz Ahmad is a well-known Marxist literary theorist and political commentator based in India.Born in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India just before it gained independence from British rule, Aijaz Ahm...
Iftikhar Arif
Iftikhar Hussain Arif (Urdu: افتخار حسین عارف‎) commonly known as Iftikhar Arif (ur) (b. 21 March 1943 Lucknow) is an Urdu poet, scholar and littérateur from Pakistan. His style is romantic ...
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Ralph Russell
Professor Ralph Russell SI (Urdu: رالف رَسَل) (born 21 May 1918, died 14 September 2008) was a British scholar of Urdu literature and a Communist. He was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge, UK....
Aziz Hamid Madni
Aziz Hamid Madni (Urdu: عزیز حامد مدنی), (June 15, 1922, Raipur - April 23, 1991, Karachi) was an Urdu poet, critic, linguist and researcher from Pakistan who made a long-lasting impact on Urdu litera...
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...
Mohsin Bhopali
Mohsin Bhopali (Urdu: محسن بھوپالی ‎) (born 1932, Bhopal, British India - January 17, 2007, Karachi, Pakistan) was an acclaimed Urdu poet from Pakistan.
Born in Bhopal, British India, M...
Ghulam Mustafa Khan
Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Khan, PhD, D.Litt, SI (September 23, 1912 – September 25, 2005) was a researcher, critic, linguist, author, scholar of Urdu literature and linguistics, educationist and religious an...
Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi
Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi (Urdu: اﺸﺘﻴﺎﻖ حسين قریشی ‎) (lived 3 November 1903, – 22 January 1981; popularly known as I.H. Qureshi), SP, HI, was a Pakistani historian, scholar, writer, and a pr...
Shamsur Rahman Faruqi
Shamsur Rahman Faruqi (Urdu: شمس الرحمٰن فاروقی‎) (born January 15, 1935) is an Indian poet and one of the leading Urdu critics and theorists. He is regarded as the T.S. Eliot of Urdu critic...
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