Poets/Writers From Karachi
Also known as Tegh Allahabadi, was a C.S.P officer in Pakistan, assassinated in mysterious circumstances.
Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi
Most prominent humorist and satirist of Pakistan; author of extraordinary works "Chiraagh Tale" and "Aab-e-Gum". He received Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-i-Imtiaz, the highest literary honours by the Government of Pakistan.
Prominent writer of humour/satire, famous for his column 'khama-bagosh.'
Prominent poet of New Ghazal in Pakistan
Mohammad Hasan Askari
- Born : Bulandshahar
- Domicile : Karachi
A prominent critic, translator and short story writer who made a mark for his critical views; he introduced Western thought and influenced the Urdu critical scenario. He worked on the reconstruction of Islamic thought during the fag end of his career.
Prominent among the contemporary fiction writers of Pakistan
Mehnaz Begum was a Pakistani vocalist who specialized in ghazal, thumri, dadra, khayal, drupad and reciting salam, noha and marsiya. She has won the Nigar Award for Best Female Playback Singer 13 times.
Mehdi Hasan was a ghazal and playback singer of Pakistan. He was also known as 'Shehenshah-e-Ghazal'. He was honored with the Pride of Performance Award and numerous Nigar Awards for his inimitable contribution to music.
One of the popular story writers from Pakistan.
Prominent progressive critic and a story writer of romantic nature