Rubaiyat, or quartet, is the plural of rubai, it is an Arabic word which literally means four. Among the forms of poetry, rubai is the name of the genre in which a theme is versified in four lines. Metrically, there are 24 syllables in a Rubai. Also, it is necessary for the rhyming elements to be common in the first, second and fourth hemistiches.

1829 -1900

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

1876 -1936

Celebrated Naat-poet famous for his Ghazal "Bekhud kiye dete hain andaz-e-hijaabana".

1644 -1720

Legendary Persian poet of the Sabak-e-Hindi style of poetry.

1777 -1848

Prominent Persian poet of Bihar associated with the Khanqah Mujeebia, Phulwari Sharif.

1893 -1954

Known for his couplet "Khud ka parda hai to khud Khud ko zara dekh to le".

1315 -1390

Most celebrated Persian poet well-known for his Faal-Nama.

1875 -1951

Freedom fighter, member of constituent assembly which drafted Indian Constitution. He gave the slogan "Inquilab Zindabad" during freedom movement. He was a devotee of Shri Krishna. He wrote the famous ghazal "chupke chupke raat din".

1414 -1492

A world-renowned poet of Sufi style.

1905 -1976

Poet famous for penning the Naat "Aapko Paataa nahin jab aap ko paataa hun"

1721 -1785

Noted Sufi poet with a deep sense of Music.

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