Verses written by Sufi masters come under Kalaam. These are sung with great ferver in Sufi recitals.
A distinguished Sufi poet associated with the Khanqah Rashidia, Jaunpur.
Pre-modern poet, known for blending the best of the classical and the modernist
One of the founders of Urdu criticism. Outstanding pre-modern poet. Famous for writing Yaadgar-e-ghalib the first biography of Mirza Ghalib.
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.
Anwar Farrukhabadi also known as "Fana", was a Sufi poet from Farrukhabad. He is known as a lyricist of Ghazal, songs, poems and Qawwali.
Haji Waris Ali Shah's disciple and famous for his Sufi poetry