aaj ik aur baras biit gayā us ke baġhair
jis ke hote hue hote the zamāne mere
One of the leading Pakistani women poets.
Leading Pakistani poet having popular appeal, grandson of Behzad Lakhnawi.
One of the stalwarts of new Urdu ghazal in Pakistan. Some of his ghazals have been put to music.
Prominent Pakistani exponent of new Urdu ghazal, famous for his ghazhal 'Wo ishq jo hum se rooth gaya' sung by many singers.
Eminent contemporary Pakistani Urdu fiction writer, critic,editor & academician. Father of writer & translator Asif Farrukhi.
Asif Mehdi is Pakistani ghazal and playback vocalist. He is the son of legendary ghazal singer, Mehdi Hasan. The prestigious Nigar Award was bestowed upon him.
One of prominent short story writers, known for his literary journalism.
A prominent member of Deputy Nazir Ahmad’s family, noted story writer and translator; also known well for her narrative Dilli Ki Chand Ajeeb Hastiyaan.
Prominent Urdu poet from Canada having progressive leaning.
Prominent Urdu fiction writer from Pakistan who also occasionally writes poetry
One of the leading pre-modern poets at lucknow, contemporary of Jigar Moradabadi.
Leading Pakistani poet who writes a four-lined on current affairs daily for the Pakistani Newspaper Jung.
Prominent fiction writer and journalist, known for his novel "Zillaton Ke Aseer"; served BBC for long.
Pre-modern poet, known for his scholarly and literary writings
Pakistani poet and author; published his collection of love poems Lab-o-Rukhsaar; authored a critical book Shairi ki Zabaan
A very popular poet of Mushairas from Pakistan
Poet and journalist, long associated with radio Pakistan; also wrote dialogues and lyrics for films
Noted fiction writer on contemporary social issues.
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