Shayar

Top 10 Famous Urdu Poet

Famous Urdu Shayar

  1. Allama Iqbal
  2. Faiz Ahmed Faiz
  3. Ahmad Faraz
  4. Mir Taqi Mir
  5. Mirza Ghalib
  6. Amjad Islam Amjad
  7. Parveen Shakir
  8. Jaun Elia
  9. Anwar Masood
  10. Akbar Allahabadi

Allama Muhammad Iqbal :-

Muhammad Allama 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 :-

Allama iqbal Poetry

  • 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 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 :-

Faiz Ahmad 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 :-

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 :-

Faraz Ahmad Quotes

  • 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 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 :-

Mir Taqi Mir

  • nāzukī us ke lab kyā kahiye

    pañkhuḌī ik gulāb hai

  • yaad us itnī ḳhuub nahīñ ‘mīr’ baaz aa

    nādān phir vo se bhulāyā na jā.egā

  • aag the ibtidā-e-ishq meñ hamab jo haiñ ḳhaak intihā hai ye

 

Mirza Ghalib:-

Mirza Ghalib

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 :-

Mirza Ghalib Poetry

  • mohabbat meñ nahīñ hai farq jiine aur marne

    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 had se guzarnā hai davā ho jaanā

Amjad Islam Amjad:-

Amjad islam

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 :-

Amjad Islam Poetry

  • jis taraf hai udhar hoñgī sabhī nazreñ

    iid ke chāñd dīdār bahāna 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:-

Parveen Shakir

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 :-

Perveen shakir

  • vo to ḳhush-bū hai havāoñ meñ bikhar jā.egā

    mas.ala phuul hai phuul kidhar jā.egā

  • maiñ sach kahūñgī magar phir bhī haar jā.ūñgī

    vo jhuuT bolegā aur lā-javāb kar degā

  • chalne hausla nahīñ ruknā muhāl kar diyā

    ishq ke is safar ne to mujh ko niDhāl kar diyā

Jaun Elia :-

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 :-

Jaun Elia Poetry

  • jo guzārī na 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 rahī ho

    bichhaḌne irāda kar liyā kyā

Anwar Masood :-

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 :-

Anwar Masood Poetry

  • palkoñ ke sitāre bhī uḌā le ga.ī ‘anvar’

    vo dard āñdhī 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

    ne ḳhud se bhī koī baat chhupā rakkhī hai

Akbar Allahabadi :-

urdu poet

Syed Akbar Hussain, popularly known as Akbar Allahabadi was an Indian Urdu poet in the genre of satire.

Akbar Allahabadi Poetry :-

Akbar Allahabadi

  • ishq nāzuk-mizāj hai behad

    aql 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

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