These Urdu poets are going to make you fall in love with their legendary poems, classic ghazals and remarkable shayaris. Be ready to experience an emotional rollercoaster in Urdu with their writings.

Lihaaz, Mayassar, Kwabeeda, Inaayat; how beautiful do these words sound and the meanings are even better. Urdu is one of the most pious languages in the world. Urdu poets and writers have marked the development of the language mainly through their beautiful writings. The elegance of the language stands out magically each time it is presented in an artistic manner with Ghazals, Shayaris, and poems. It is easy to fall in love with a language full of grace even more because of these artists. In the holy season of Ramadaan, here’s taking a look at some Urdu poets who made us fall in love with the language.

Take a look:

1. Mirza Ghalib
He is one of the most important figures in the history of Urdu poetry, Ghalib’s contribution has been a treasure. He has gifted us with the most beautiful writings of all time, filled with utmost emotions and love.

2. Gulzar
His lyrics and poetry have never failed us. Gulzar Sahab is a multi-talented individual with various awards in directing, poetry and lyrical writings.

3. Ada Jafri
The First Lady of Urdu Poetry set a benchmark on Ghazalas and left everyone enchanted.

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4. Muhammad Iqbal
The famous song, ‘Saare Jahan se Acha’ was coined by him. Apart from that, his ghazals were a different cult of human emotions.

5. Faiz Ahmed Faiz
The loss of love and separation has never been put into words in a better form by anyone else but him. His writings are emotionally rated 10/10 always.

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6. Javed Aktar
He rightly inherited the genes of his parents in pleasing the audience with his words.

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7. Jaun Elia
A revolutionary poet who witnessed the trauma of partition expressed his anger and pain through his ghazals and poetry. It will make you experience beauty in the sight of pain.

8. Akbar Allahabadi
Apart from the expressions of love, Akbar Allahabadi conveyed satire through his writings in the most accurate form.

9. Majrooh Sultanpuri
His words are always directed towards reaching one’s soul. His pieces of work are sheer brilliance.