by: Studio D • 327
In this App find a selection of Urdu Poetry & Ghazals by famous Pakistani and Indian new poets. Wasi Shah, Parveen Shakir, Habib Jalib, Safeer Ahmed, Iftikhar Arif, Farhat Abbas Shah, Obaid Ullah Aleem, Ahmed Hassan, Amir Bin Ali, Anees Hasan, Ayub Khawar, Farzana Naina, Muneer Niazi, Shair Ali Ji, Naz and more.
Urdu poetry is a rich tradition of poetry and has many different forms which have basically originated from Arabic and from Persian language. Today, it is an important part of the cultures of Pakistan and India. Literary figures as far back as Amir Khusro (1253-1325 CE) and Kabir (1440–1518 CE) inspired later Urdu poets, and served as intellectual and linguistic sources. Meer, Dard, Ghalib, Anees, Dabeer, Iqbal, Zauq, Josh, Jigar, Faiz, Firaq, Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi, Shair, Mohsin and Faraz are among the greatest poets of Urdu. The tradition is centered in the South Asia.