Famous Urdu Poets

Poetry is the language of emotions, sentiments and feelings. Poetries are written and narrated in different languages but the influence of Urdu Sher o Shayari is truly unmatchable. Urdu poets of the subcontinents are highly regarded for their remarkable piece of poetry on valuable subjects. From time immemorial Urdu poets have contributed fairly to the treasure of Urdu poetry. View more

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It is very deep lines, Wasi Shah is the legendary poets. His every poetry is easily understood

By: Rafay, Islamabad on Jan, 20 2021

"From fasting to supererogatory prayers, from prostration to being tired
Hajj to Mecca is not a race of the heart"
These lines is a best of our Muslims, heart touching poetry. Sultan Bahoo Poetry is best ever

By: Nasir Gujjar, Multan on Jan, 20 2021

Rahat Indori poetry was a bit different, when he came to a program, I must have seen it. My favorite poets were. And it was very sad when he passed away.... We will miss you always

By: Jibran, Mumbai on Jan, 20 2021

Lovely Shayari of Parveen Shakir, She is one of the most popular poets of Pakistan.. Proud of Parveen Shakir's Poetry

By: Jamila, Karachi on Jan, 20 2021

Mir Taqi Mir's poetry has been read a lot in the tenth class, at that time we did not realize how great Mir Taqi Mir poets are. Now find out how great his poet are. Now Mir Taqi Mir is my favorite poet

By: Waqas, Islamabad on Jan, 20 2021

Urdu Poetry/ Shayari: There is almost no person on the earth who loves to read or listen to poetry. The Urdu Ghazal or Nazam is widely praised and acknowledged in different parts of world. It is a reason that mushaira regarding Urdu sher or Urdu shayari often held in different regions. Poets who do shayari in Hindi also often do shayari in Urdu. On the other side, funny shayari is also a key genre of Urdu poetry.

When talk about the Urdu poetry, a large number of famous and renowned poets utilize this medium to express their feelings and emotions. It is because of their contribution, that now Urdu poetry has been grown in different parts of world. They are not inspiring the Urdu language readers but the translation of their poetry is also widely acclaimed among people from different nationalities.

The influence of Urdu Sher o Shayari is truly unmatchable. Urdu poets of the subcontinents are highly regarded for their remarkable piece of poetry on valuable subjects. From time immemorial Urdu poets have contributed fairly to the treasure of Urdu poetry.

Urdu poetry has its roots deep in our culture and it tends to grow strongly from time to time. Urdu poets in India have been associated with writing some master piece lyrics of Bollywood movie songs. These poetic lyrics have been highly appreciated in the movies. Some of the renowned Urdu poets in India including Gulzar and Javed Akhtar have been writing some amazing Urdu poetic lyrics and dialogues from quite some time. Work of Indian famous poets like Girish Karnad, P. Bhaskaran, Nida Fazli, Josh Malih Abadi, and Mahadevi Verma has been highly acknowledged by Sher o Shayari lovers. In India Urdu poetry is highly admired due to its strong lyrics.

Urdu poetry in Pakistan is culturally rich and linguistically accurate in terms of its expression. Urdu poets of Pakistan have been adding some incredible Urdu poems, Urdu Sher o Shayari and Urdu Ghazals from time to time. Allama Iqbal, Mirza Ghalib, and Altaf Hussain Hali were truly legends of Urdu poetry. Apart from old conventional poets, modern Urdu poets of Pakistan have been adding some dedicated and meaningful Sher o Shayari to the Urdu literature. Some renowned names include Amjad Islam Amjad, Asghar Nadeem Syed, Anwar Masood, Ahmed Faraz, Wasi Shah and many more. The work of these poets has been appreciated by the masses.

This page covers the detailed work of Urdu poets of the subcontinent. You can find poetic work of all the leading Urdu poets on this platform, which you can read, and share online with ease.