List of Urdu Authors and Poets from Pakistan

Ismat Chughtai

Pakistan has a rich literary background and is a home to numerous talented Authors and Poets. Here are a few Authors and Poets from Pakistan.

  • Abdaal Bela

Abdaal Bela is an Urdu language fiction writer born in 14 December 1956. His notable works include Pakistan Kahani, Darwaza Khulta Hai and Zer Labi. He tops the list for Authors and Poets from Pakistan

  • Abdul Qavi Desnavi

Abdul Qavi Desnavi was an Urdu language writer and critic born in 1 November 1930

  • Ahfaz ur Rahman

Ahfaz ul Rehman is a respected journalist, writer and poet born in 4 April 1942. He worked significantly for the freedom of press and rights of journalists.

  • Ahmad Bashir

Ahmad Bashir was born on March 24, 1923 and was popular writer and journalist. His notable works include Dil Bhatkey Ga and Jo Milay Thay Raaste Mein.

  • Ahmad Faraz

Ahmad Fraz is a renowned Urdu poet from Pakistan. He was born in 12 January 1931 and was popular for his romantic poetry. He was awarded by numerous awards for his work.

  • Aijaz Ahmad Mangi

Aijaz Mangi is a famous journalist and writer, born in February 25, 1965. He writes for a newspaper named, “Daily Ummat.” He is known for interviewing many famous personalities, including Murtaza Bhutto.

  • Akhtar Raza Saleemi

Akhtar Raza Saleemi, also known as Muhammad Pervaiz Akhtar was born in 16 June 1974. He is known to be an Urdu, Hindko and Potohari writer,poet, critic and editor.

  • Akhtar Sheerani

Akhtar Sheerani was born on 4 May 1905 and is a famous Urdu poet and is known for his romantic poetry.

  • Mir Taqi Mir

Mir Taqi Mir is a famous, legendary Urdu Poet, born on 1723, his work is still recognized and respected in Urdu literature.

  • Mirza Adeeb

Mirza Adeeb was born on 4 April 1914 and he is famous as drama and story writer. ‘Pas-i Pardah’ is his one of the most notable works.

  • Ali Moeen

Ai Moeen Nawazish is a young Urdu columnist, born in Rawalpindi.

  • Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Faiz Ahmad Faiz was born in 13 February 1911, he is known for his commendable Urdu poetry and revolutionary ideas. He was awarded with numerous awards and titles including the Nishan-e-Haider.

  • Ishtiaq Ahmed

Ishtiaq Ahmad was born in 1947 and is renowned for him Urdu detective novels.

  • Ismail Ahmedani

Ismail Ahmedani was a well-known Saraiki writer. He is a novelist and fiction writer. He was born on 1 January 1930

  • Ismat Chughtai

Ismat Chughtai was born on August 15, 1915 and was a famous Urdu writer known for her feminist ideology.

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3 Responses to “List of Urdu Authors and Poets from Pakistan”

    Aik khobsort website jis mai har adeeb ko shamil kiya jana zaroori hai…


    it is very informative and historical website…i appreciate its all team…and you should enter all writers biography in your web…!!

  3. ASHRAF ALI says:

    proud of Pakistan

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