Verses written by Sufi masters come under Kalaam. These are sung with great ferver in Sufi recitals.
An extraordinary poet of Rampur.
Pre-modern poet, known for blending the best of the classical and the modernist
Revolutionary, romantic poet, playwright & lyricist, known for his poem ‘Jhoom ke Utho watan aazad karne ke liye’
A contemporary of Dagh Dehlavi. Famous for his ghazal 'Sarkati Jae Hai Rukh Se Naqab Ahista Ahista'.
Beloved disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya and clelebrated Sufi poet of Persian and Urdu. Also highly skilled in music, famous as Tuti-e-Hind.
Haji Waris Ali Shah's disciple and famous for his Sufi poetry
Celebrated Naat-poet famous for his Ghazal "Bekhud kiye dete hain andaz-e-hijaabana".
Famous Punjabi Sufi poet who still feels contemporary.
Last of classical poets who celebrated life and love. Famous for his playfulness of words (idioms/ phrases).
One of the most popular poets in the fourth and fifth decades of 20th century, contemporary of Faiz Ahmad Faiz.
Popular poet of his time in India and Pakistan.
Known for his couplet "Khud ka parda hai to khud Khud ko zara dekh to le".
Poet laureate of the Mughal Court and mentor of Bahadur Shah Zafar. His 'poetic' rivalry with Ghalib is well known.
A noted Sufi poet from Hyderabad.
One of the most prominent pre-modern poets who enjoyed stunning popularity and fan-following.
Poet famous for penning the Naat "Aapko Paataa nahin jab aap ko paataa hun"
Famous Sufi poet of the Chishti-Nizami Order from Pakistan
Noted Sufi poet with a deep sense of Music.
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