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Urdu Poetry and Urdu Poets

Urdu Poetry

Urdu Poetry (Urdu Shayari) is a part of the culture of Pakistan. Urdu Poetry is understood in many parts of India too. Urdu Poetry’s main types are Ghazals, Nazms, Marsia, Qasida and Rubai. Urdu Language is a mix of  languages i.e it has words from Arabic, Persian and Hindi. Urdu Poetry always has some words which are understandable by other language speakers.

Urdu Poetry a way of Communication

Urdu Poetry has been used as indirect source of sending someone a message, that may be a friend , lover, king of the country, General public or any other person.

Shair e Mashriq
Allama Mohammad Iqbal

For example Allama Iqbal(November 9, 1877 – April 21, 1938) used Urdu poetry and Farsi Poetry to send his message to his nation, His poetry is very motivational and inspiring. He used to compare Eagle with his nation’s young generation . His Poetry is read and remembered again and again by his lovers.

 

Urdu Poetry Poets

There have been some great Urdu poets. Urdu Poetry was first promoted by poets like Ameer Khusro Dehlvi who was a musician too. Later on very influential poets also made a mark in Urdu poetry, these are Mirza Ghalib (Mirza asadullah baig khan), Mir (Mir Taqi Mir) Mir Dard (Khuwaja Mir dard), Dagh (Dagh Dehlvi) Momin (Momin Khan Momin) and many others. Ibn-e-Insha, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Ehsan danish, Farhat Abbas shah, Firaaq gorakhpoori, Hafeez Lalandhari, Habeeb Jalib came then and contibuted to urdu poetry. These were the famous most poets of recent past. Some Modern day Poets are Ahmed Faraz, Perveen shakir, Nasir Kazmi, Munir niyazi, Ahmed nadeem qasmi, and many more.

Photos of Poets

Urdu Poet
Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi
Urdu Poet
Nasir Kazmi
Asadullah khan Ghalib
Mirza Ghalib
Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Parveen Shakir
Parveen Shakir

 

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Mirza Ghalib | Ghazal

Mirza Ghalib | bas kay dushwar ha

This ghazal is written by Mirza Ghalib, bas k dushwar ha har kam ka asaan hona. Poetry of Mirza Ghalib is very deep and beautiful,

Mirza ghalib poetry
Ghazal

Bas k dushwar ha har kam ka asan hona.
aadmi ko bhi mayassar nahi insan hona,

 

grya chahy ha kharabi mery kashanay ki,
dar o deewar se tapkay ha bayabaan hona,

wae dewangi e shouq k har dam mujh ko,
aap jana udhar or aap hi hairaan hona,

jalwa az bas k taqaza e nigah karta ha,
johar e ayena bhi chahiay mizghan hona,

isharat e qatl gah e ehl e tamanna mat pooch,
Eid nazzara ha shamsheer ka uryaan hona,

lay gaey khaak main ham dagh e tamanna e nishat,
tu ho or aap basad rang e gulistaan hona,

Ishrat e para e dil zakhm e tamanna khana,
lazzat e raish e jigargharq e namakdaan hona,

ki mery qatl k bad us ne jafa se tobah,
haey us zood e pashemaan ka pashaiman hona,

khaif us chara gra kapray ki qismat Ghalib,
jis ki qismat main ho aashiq ka girebaan hona,

Some facts about Mirza Ghalib

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Mirza Ghalib | Poet

Mirza Ghalib | Introduction

Mirza Ghalib
Asadullah baig khan

Mirza Ghalib is One of the Greatest Poets in the history of Urdu Poetry. Urdu Poetry can not be completed without his contribution. Mirza Ghalib was not only the poet of  his age but his poetry is remembered, sung and shared today. Mirza Ghalib wrote much sad urdu poetry.

Mirza Ghalib | Bio-data

He was born at the end of 18th century in Agra. Mirza Ghalib’s exact birth date is 27 December 1797, yes Mirza Asadullah khan Ghalib’s star is also capricorn. Ghalib’s full name is Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan. His pen-name was Ghalib and he also used “asad” as his pen name.  His father’s name was Abdullah baig khan. Ghalib had 3 sisters and 3 brothers. His father died when he was 5, in 1803. Then Ghalib started living with his uncle who was, at that time he was the governor of Agra. His uncle died in 1806. Ghalib got married when he was 13. The name of Ghalib’s wife was Umrao Begam. Mirza Ghalib died in the late 1860s. his exact date of decease is 15th February 1869.

PLEASE ghalib ka koi sa shair likh kar post karain shukria,

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