Famous Urdu Shayar
- Allama Iqbal
- Faiz Ahmed Faiz
- Ahmad Faraz
- Mir Taqi Mir
- Mirza Ghalib
- Amjad Islam Amjad
- Parveen Shakir
- Jaun Elia
- Anwar Masood
- Akbar Allahabadi
Allama Muhammad Iqbal :-
Sir Muhammad Iqbal ( Urdu Poet ) KCSI was a South Asian Muslim writer, philosopher, and politician, whose poetry in the Urdu language is among the greatest of the twentieth century, and whose vision of a cultural and political ideal for the Muslims of British-ruled India was to animate the impulse for Pakistan.
Allama Muhammad Iqbal Quotes :-
- Nations are born in the hearts of poets, they prosper and die in the hands of politicians.
- Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science.
- I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon.
Faiz Ahmed Faiz :-
Faiz Ahmad Faiz MBE NI was a Pakistani poet, and author in Urdu and Punjabi language. He was one of the most celebrated writers of the Urdu language in Pakistan.
Faiz Ahmed Faiz Quotes :-
- The first rule of translation: make sure you know at least one of the bloody languages!
- If dreams are thwarted, then yearning must take their place
If reunion is impossible, then longing must take its place.
- It is the dignity with which one goes to his death that is remembered by all,
What of life, it comes and goes
Ahmad Faraz :-
Syed Ahmad Shah, better known by his pen name Ahmed Faraz, was a Pakistani Urdu poet, scriptwriter and chairman of Pakistan Academy of Letters. He wrote his poetry under pseudonym Faraz.
Ahmad Faraz Poetry :-
- zabt lazim hai magar dukh hai qayamat ka ‘faraaz’zalim ab ke bhi na roega to mar jaega
- jo zahr pi chuka hun tumhin ne mujhe diyaab tum to zindagi ki duaen mujhe na do
- suna hai log use aankh bhar ke dekhte hainso us ke shahr mein kuchh din Thahar ke dekhte hain
Mir Taqi Mir :-
Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir, also known as Mir Taqi Mir or Meer Taqi Meer, was an Urdu poet of the 18th century Mughal India, and one of the pioneers who gave shape to the Urdu language itself.
Mir Taqi Mir Poetry :-
nāzukī us ke lab kī kyā kahiye
pañkhuḌī ik gulāb kī sī hai
yaad us kī itnī ḳhuub nahīñ ‘mīr’ baaz aa
nādān phir vo jī se bhulāyā na jā.egā
- aag the ibtidā-e-ishq meñ hamab jo haiñ ḳhaak intihā hai ye
Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan, also known by the pen names of Ghalib and Asad, was an Indian poet. His honorific was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula.
Mirza Ghalib Poetry :-
mohabbat meñ nahīñ hai farq jiine aur marne kā
usī ko dekh kar jiite haiñ jis kāfir pe dam nikle
hazāroñ ḳhvāhisheñ aisī ki har ḳhvāhish pe dam nikle
bahut nikle mire armān lekin phir bhī kam nikle
ishrat-e-qatra hai dariyā meñ fanā ho jaanā
dard kā had se guzarnā hai davā ho jaanā
Amjad Islam Amjad:-
Amjad Islam Amjad, PP, Sitara-e-Imtiaz is an Urdu poet, drama writer and lyricist from Pakistan. The author of more than 40 books in a career spanning 50 years, he has received many awards for his literary work and screenplay for TV, including Pride of Performance and Sitara-e-Imtiaz Awards.
Amjad Islam Amjad Poetry :-
jis taraf tū hai udhar hoñgī sabhī kī nazreñ
iid ke chāñd kā dīdār bahāna hī sahī
savāl ye hai ki aapas meñ ham mileñ kaise
hamesha saath to chalte haiñ do kināre bhī
us ke lahje meñ barf thī lekin
chhū ke dekhā to haath jalne lage
Parveen Shakir PP was a Pakistani poet, teacher and a civil servant of the Government of Pakistan. She is best known for her poems, which brought a distinctive feminine voice to Urdu literature, and for her consistent use of the rare grammatical feminine gender for the word “lover”.
Parveen Shakir Poetry :-
vo to ḳhush-bū hai havāoñ meñ bikhar jā.egā
mas.ala phuul kā hai phuul kidhar jā.egā
maiñ sach kahūñgī magar phir bhī haar jā.ūñgī
vo jhuuT bolegā aur lā-javāb kar degā
chalne kā hausla nahīñ ruknā muhāl kar diyā
ishq ke is safar ne to mujh ko niDhāl kar diyā
Jaun Elia :-
Syed Hussain Jaun Asghar Naqvi, commonly known as Jaun Elia, was an Indo-Pak Urdu poet, philosopher, biographer, and scholar. He was the brother of Rais Amrohvi and Syed Muhammad Taqi, who were journalists and psychoanalysts. He was fluent in Urdu, Arabic, English, Persian, Sanskrit and Hebrew.
Jaun Elia Poetry :-
jo guzārī na jā sakī ham se
ham ne vo zindagī guzārī hai
maiñ bhī bahut ajiib huuñ itnā ajiib huuñ ki bas
ḳhud ko tabāh kar liyā aur malāl bhī nahīñ
bahut nazdīk aatī jā rahī ho
bichhaḌne kā irāda kar liyā kyā
Anwar Masood :-
Anwar Masood; born 8 November 1935 is a Pakistani poet known for his comic poetry. However, his works include other genres as well. He writes in Punjabi, Urdu and Persian languages. His poetry is known for the unique use of everyday, commonplace phrases and wording that is instantly relatable for masses in the region.
Anwar Masood Poetry :-
palkoñ ke sitāre bhī uḌā le ga.ī ‘anvar’
vo dard kī āñdhī kī sar-e-shām chalī thī
is vaqt vahāñ kaun dhuāñ dekhne jaa.e
aḳhbār meñ paḌh leñge kahāñ aag lagī thī
aa.ina dekh zarā kyā maiñ ġhalat kahtā huuñ
tū ne ḳhud se bhī koī baat chhupā rakkhī hai
Akbar Allahabadi :-
Syed Akbar Hussain, popularly known as Akbar Allahabadi was an Indian Urdu poet in the genre of satire.
Akbar Allahabadi Poetry :-
ishq nāzuk-mizāj hai behad
aql kā bojh uThā nahīñ saktā
hayā se sar jhukā lenā adā se muskurā denā
hasīnoñ ko bhī kitnā sahl hai bijlī girā denā
jo kahā maiñ ne ki pyaar aatā hai mujh ko tum par
hañs ke kahne lagā aur aap ko aatā kyā hai