Talent abounds in our nation, Pakistan; we have an enduring list of Brave, Talented, Skilled, and Highly Qualified People. While talking about Literature, Pakistan has produced many Writers, Poets, Singers, and Artists. Here I will discuss Famous Poets.
Dr. Allama Iqbal was a South Asian Muslim writer, philosopher, and politician whose Urdu poetry is widely regarded as among the best of the twentieth century, and whose vision of a political and cultural ideal for Muslims in British-ruled India was crucial in sparking the desire for Pakistan.
Hafeez Jalandhari was a Pakistani Urdu poet who wrote the lyrics for the country’s national anthem. During the 1965 Indo-Pakistani War, he wrote many patriotic songs.
Faiz Ahmad Faiz
Faiz Ahmad was a poet and author from Pakistan who wrote in Urdu and Punjabi. He was one of Pakistan’s most well-known Urdu writers. He has been described as “a man of wide experience” outside of literature; he served as a teacher, an army officer, a journalist, a trade unionist, and a broadcaster.
Syed Ahmad Shah, also known as Ahmed Faraz, was a Pakistani Urdu poet, scriptwriter, and the chairman of the Pakistan Academy of Letters. He wrote poetry under the pen name Faraz. During his lifetime, he was a vocal critic of military rule and coups in the country. He was awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz and Hilal-e-Imtiaz.
Habib Jalib was a revolutionary one of top ten pakistani poets. He was also a politician from Pakistan who campaigned against martial law, authoritarianism, and state oppression. Faiz Ahmed Faiz, a Pakistani poet, described him as “the poet of the masses.” He was imprisoned several times for opposing military coups and administrators.
Ehsan Danish was a prominent Urdu poet, prose writer, linguist, lexicographer, and scholar from Pakistan, born Ehsan-ul-Haq Esnu l-aq. Over 100 academic books on poetry, prose, linguistics, lexicography, and prosody had been written by Ehsan Danish.
Amjad Islam Amjad
Amjad Islam Amjad, Sitara-e-Imtiaz is a Pakistani Urdu poet, playwright, and lyricist. In a 50-year career, he has written over 40 books and won numerous awards for his literary work and television screenplays, including the Pride of Performance and Sitara-e-Imtiaz Awards.
Sher Muhammad Khan was a Pakistani Urdu poet, humorist, travelogue writer, and newspaper columnist who went by the pen name Ibn-e-Insha. In addition to his poetry, he was also known as one of Urdu’s best humorists.
Munir Ahmed Niazi was a Pakistani poet who wrote in Urdu and Punjabi. He contributed to newspapers, magazines, and radio stations. He founded Al-Misal, a publishing institute, in 1960. He later worked for Pakistan Television in Lahore.
Anwar Masood, a Pakistani comic poet, was born on November 8, 1935. His works, however, span a variety of genres. His poetry is known for its innovative use of everyday phrases and wording that is immediately relatable to the general public in the country.