Sufinama

Kalaam

Verses written by Sufi masters come under Kalaam. These are sung with great ferver in Sufi recitals.

1834 -1917

A distinguished Sufi poet associated with the Khanqah Rashidia, Jaunpur.

An extraordinary poet of Rampur.

1920 -1963

Pre-modern poet, known for blending the best of the classical and the modernist

1837 -1914

One of the founders of Urdu criticism. Outstanding pre-modern poet. Famous for writing Yaadgar-e-ghalib the first biography of Mirza Ghalib.

1914 -1981

Revolutionary, romantic poet, playwright & lyricist, known for his poem ‘Jhoom ke Utho watan aazad karne ke liye’

1829 -1900

A contemporary of Dagh Dehlavi. Famous for his ghazal 'Sarkati Jae Hai Rukh Se Naqab Ahista Ahista'.

1253 -1325

Beloved disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya and clelebrated Sufi poet of Persian and Urdu. Also highly skilled in music, famous as Tuti-e-Hind.

1874 -1952

Haji Waris Ali Shah's disciple and famous for his Sufi poetry

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