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Poets/Writers From Lucknow

Total: 454

One of the most prolific 18th century poets, contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir.

Poet, Editor of several literary magazines like Khandag-E-Nazar,Zamana Kanpur and Adeeb


Renowned later classical poet of Lucknow who had also written many oft quoted shers

Munawwar Rana

1952 - 2024

Popular poet having dominating presence in mushairas.

Known for his Urdu translation of Bhagwat Geeta in verse titled- Naseem-e-Irfaan.


1933 - 2016

Motilal Nehru

1861 - 1931

Mohsin Zaidi

1935 - 2003

Well-known progressive poet who hailed from Bahraich, a small town in UP, India.

Mohsin Kakorvi

1825 - 1905

One of the greatest 18th century poets. Contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir

Mohammad Mujeeb

1902 - 1985

Prominent historian, scholar, and educationist; formerly Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Mohammad Habib

1896 - 1971

An English teacher, noted critic and fiction writer; known for his critical book "Urdu Novel Ki Tanqeedi Tareekh".and novel "Sham-e-awadh".

Known for his iconic Masnavi 'Zahr-e-Ishq' a romantic tale written in lyrical verse

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