Category: Poet Biography

Waris Shah وارث شاہ ‎Profile Biography, Real Life & Poetry

Waris Shah Waris Shah (Punjabi: وارث شاہ (Shahmukhi); ਵਾਰਿਸ ਸ਼ਾਹ (Gurmukhi); 1722–1798) was a Punjabi Sufi poet of the Chishti order, known for his contribution to Punjabi literature. Background Waris Shah was born in Jandiala Sher Khan, Punjab, present-day Pakistan into a reputed Sayyid family and was a descendant of Sayyid Muhammad Al-Makki through his son Sayyid Badruddin. His...

Ahmad Faraz احمد فراز Profile Biography, Real Life & Poetry

Syed Ahmad Shah (Urdu: سید احمد شاہ‎), better known by his pen name Ahmed Faraz, (Urdu: احمد فراز‎ 12 January 1931 – 25 August 2008)was a Pakistani Urdu poet, scriptwriter and chairman of Pakistan Academy of Letters. He wrote his poetry under pseudonym Faraz.During his lifetime, he criticised military rule and coup d’état in the country...

Baba Bulleh Shah Biography Real Life Profile & Poetry

Syed Abdullah Shah Qadri or Syed Abdullah Shah Gilani (Punjabi: سید عبداللہ شاہ قادری (Shahmukhi); ਸੱਈਦ ਅਬਦੁੱਲਾਹ ਸ਼ਾਹ ਕਾਦਰੀ (Gurmukhi); 1680–1757), known as Bulleh Shah (Punjabi: بلھے شاہ (Shahmukhi); ਬੁੱਲ੍ਹੇ ਸ਼ਾਹ (Gurmukhi)), was a Punjabi philosopher and Sufi poet during 17th-century Punjab. His first spiritual teacher was Shah Inayat Qadiri, a Sufi murshid of Lahore. He was a mystic poet and is universally regarded...

Mirza Ghalib Biography Life Profile & poetry

Ghalib Ghalib (Urdu: غاؔلِب‎), born Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan (Urdu: مِرزا اسَدُاللہ بیگ خان), (27 December 1797 – 15 February 1869), was an Indian poet He used his pen-names of Ghalib (Urdu: غالِب, ġhālib means “dominant”) and Asad (Urdu: اسَد, Asad means “lion”). His honorific was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula. During his lifetime, the already declining Mughal empire was eclipsed and displaced by...