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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 Ishq Qatil Se Bhi Maqtool Se
Plz stop posting fake verses attributable to Allama. These are not by Iqbal.
By: Tahir, Karachi on Apr, 23 2017
 ہم نے تیری یاد میں جلنا چھوڑ دیا ہے 
Excellent :)
By: Muhammad Imran Khan, Peshawar on Apr, 23 2017
 خاموش رہا نہ کرو 
Nice
By: adil siddeeqi , Riyadh on Apr, 22 2017
 دیکھا ہے 
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By: adil siddeeqi , Riyadh on Apr, 22 2017
 دلوں پہ گفتگو کی زرد نقاشی 
Splendid, I am impressed and speechless , stay blessed
By: Waqar Ahmed, Sandy on Apr, 22 2017
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.

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 masterpiece 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.