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Urdu Poetry

Urdu Poetry/Shayari – Poetry is acknowledged as the language of feelings, emotions, etc. It is a reason that people utilize Urdu shayari to transform their emotions into words by revealing them though Urdu sher or nazam. When talk about Urdu Poetry, it is loved by people who understands Urdu language and are fond of Urdu ghazal, rubai, etc. Urdu is popular in both Pakistan and India and a large number of people go to mushairas where they can enjoy the Shayari in Hindi or Shayari in Urdu. People who love humorous content often listen or read funny shayari.

In the subcontinent, Urdu sher or Urdu shayari got popularity and advancement in the Mughal era. It is a key reason that we can often find different popular poets from history as well as we can analyze different types of poetry. People often like to read poetry in Urdu and in the Mughal era Kings hired poets so they can listen to the quality poetry.

Are you fraternized by the mention of beloved and beauty in the poetry of Mirza Ghalib, or feel the pain of heart broken in the poetic collection of Mir Dard and Mir Taqi Mir? If yes, then this Urdu poetry page is designed just for you.

Urdu Poetry is the language of heart; emotions and feelings which are transformed in the shape of words. Urdu poetry draws its existence from past 18th and 19th century and is derived from Arabic and Persian origin. Renowned poets like Mirza Ghalib, Mir Dard, Mir Taqi Mir, Akbar Allah Abadi, Meer Anees, and Allama Iqbal have laid the foundation of Urdu poetry in their respective eras.

Urdu poetry is enriched with such true emotions and feelings. It has been observed that Urdu poets in the past used to say poetry that depicts and highlights the social, cultural issues of their era. Most of those poets still, emphasized on describing beauty of their beloved, and emotions of broken heart.

The Urdu poets are known for reviving romance, culture, social & political issues in the form of Urdu poetry collections. Urdu poetry is considered as an integral part of Pakistani culture. Allama Iqbal and Mirza Ghalib are considered to be the flag barrier of Urdu poetry. Iqbal Urdu poetry is based on philosophy, love, and for encouraging Muslims of India. Mirza Ghalib is regarded as the greatest Urdu poets of all times. They have contributed incredibly in the form of Ghazal, Hamd, Nazm, Ruba’i, Shayari and much more. Apart from them, Mir Taqi Mir and Mir Dard are known for romantic Urdu poetry and sad Urdu poetry. Several other maestros of Urdu Poetry have been passed who added some valuable pearls and gems to the poetic collections from time to time.

Urdu poetry has evolved and revolutionized from time to time. Previously tough Persian and Arabic words are used for narrating the Urdu poetry. Later use of simpler Urdu words have taken over and are used more oftenly. Poets like Ahmed Faraz, Parveen Shakir, Wasi Shah, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Kaifi Azmi, and Jaun Elia have added some valuable Urdu poetry collection that are loved and praised by masses to date.

New subject matter, themes are used by new poets that has revolutionized Urdu Poetry. The various forms of Urdu Poetry available for the readers includes Ghazal, Hamd, Marsiya, Naat, Nazm, Qasida, Masnavi, Naat, Qawalli, Ruba’i, Shayari and much more. The poetry lovers can stock their libraries and houses with the enormous treasure of Urdu poetry. The collection of Urdu Poems in the form of Dewan and Kuliyat are preferred by those who have a taste for traditional poetry.

The Urdu poetry collection of Ghalib and Iqbal are researched, read and shared by masses worldwide. The modern Urdu poets possess a progressive and practical state of mind that is far from the narration of female beauty and romance. Urdu Ghazals has been associated with emotions earlier, but now the trends are changing to give it a completely new domain of expression. Many Urdu poets become popular because of their Romantic poetry include Ghazal Ahmed Faraz, Habib Jalib, Sagar Siddiqui, Muneer Niazi, Mohsin Naqvi, Farhat Abbas Shah and many others. Urdu ghazals and poetry are included in Bollywood movies.

The archive of HamariWeb provides the evergreen Urdu poetry collection for the viewers. You can even search, post, read, and share the Urdu Shayari based on various genres that includes Eid poetry, sad poetry, patriotic poetry, love poetry, rain poetry, mother poetry, Islamic poetry etc. People with great taste in poetry are glued to this page. Find some of the finest and latest collection of Urdu poetry on HamariWeb.

Reviews on Urdu Poetry


By: rahi, karachi on Sep, 06 2020

good try

By: sohail memon, karachi on Sep, 06 2020


By: rahi, karachi on Sep, 06 2020


By: sohail memon, karachi on Sep, 06 2020

I see euphoria in your poetry. Well done . Keep it up.

By: shah Nawaz Bokhari, Rawalpindi on Sep, 02 2020

Mashallah, Excellent efforts to describe in poetry

By: shah Nawaz Bokhari, Rawalpindi on Sep, 02 2020

buht khoob Jazak Allah ho khair

By: UZMA AHMAD, Lahore on Sep, 01 2020

Very Very Very Nice and also depends on reality which is related to ..,.
thanks for sharing good work
stay blessed

By: UZMA AHMAD, Lahore on Sep, 01 2020

Dear ! sara ka sara deewan he ek sath bhej dia kia parhen kia na parhen.? itny mukhtsir wqt me!!

By: Uzma, LAHORE on Sep, 01 2020

Darakhshanda (Shirin)?

By: Uzma, Lahore on Sep, 01 2020