Urdu Couplet

Ragupati Sahay ‘Firaaq’ Gorakhpuri - Sakshi Post
Oct 04, 2018
A Gnanpith Award recipient, the temperamental poet taught English at the Allahabad University
Jagannath Azad - Sakshi Post
Oct 03, 2018
As a poet, Azad struck a chord of simplicity alluding to contemporary issues using classical diction and figures of speech
Fanaa Nizaami Kanpuri - Sakshi Post
Oct 01, 2018
He would touch upon contemporary matters obliquely, using classical metaphors and figures of expression
Kaif Bhopali  - Sakshi Post
Sep 25, 2018
Kaif Bhopali was one of the most popular poets at Mushairas in recent years. He was a master of simple expression and novel turn of phrase. Kaif also wrote for films.
Shaaz Tamkanath - Sakshi Post
Sep 22, 2018
After Makhdoom Mohiuddin, Shaaz stands out as the finest poet of recent times, among poets of Hyderabad.
Mustafa Zaidi - Sakshi Post
Sep 21, 2018
This is probably the one couplet by which Mustafa Zaidi is most remembered and remains a very popular shair
Urdu Couplet - Sakshi Post
Sep 20, 2018
A close friend and associate of the redoubtable Mirza Ghalib, ‘Aazurda’ was the Chief Mufti of Delhi.
Kaifi Azmi - Sakshi Post
Sep 19, 2018
Kaifi also wrote for films is remembered for his brilliant lyrics for songs in Shola Aur Shabnam, Haqeeqat, Kagaz Ke Phool, Aakhri Khat and Heer Ranjha, among others.
Shamim Jaipuri - Sakshi Post
Sep 17, 2018
A powerful poet in the classical mould, Shamim is seen as a master of packing a compact line with rich meaning.
Badayuni - Sakshi Post
Sep 16, 2018
A lawyer by profession, Fani tried his hand at legal practice, without success. It is said that the poet did not pursue the profession with the diligence it demanded.
Saaqib Lucknavi - Sakshi Post
Sep 14, 2018
This is then, substantiated by the reaction of the hunter/bird-catcher (sayyaad) to complete the metaphorical expression.
Mazhar ‘Jaan-e-JanaaN’  - Sakshi Post
Sep 13, 2018
The shair is self-explanatory. Through powerful use of figurative expressions, it alludes to a sense of alienation and a state of feeling dispossessed.
Sufi Tabassum - Sakshi Post
Sep 12, 2018
Today’s shair could be seen in a socio-political context as well as an expression of a lover’s lament in as in conventional Urdu poetry.
Faiz Ahmed ‘Faiz’ - Sakshi Post
Sep 11, 2018
In this shair, he refers obliquely to the trumped up charges of sedition against him.
Syed Ehtisham Hussain - Sakshi Post
Sep 10, 2018
Ehtisham Hussain was not a prolific poet, but wrote using original turn of phrase.
Adam - Sakshi Post
Sep 09, 2018
The underlying eroticism and sensuous visual image the first line evokes, is brilliantly completed in the next—a distinctive quality of Adam’s work.
Moin Ahsan ‘Jazbi’ - Sakshi Post
Sep 08, 2018
Moin Ahsan Jazbi joined the department of Urdu at Aligarh Muslim University where he taught for long years till his retirement.
Momin Khan - Sakshi Post
Sep 07, 2018
He was known for his delicate turn of phrase and the uncompromising purity of his expressions.
Muztar Khairabadi   - Sakshi Post
Sep 06, 2018
ftikhar Hussain, ‘Muztar’ Khairabadi, poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar’s grandfather and poet Jan Nisar Akhthar’s father, was the grandson of the renowned poet and thinker, Fazl-e-Haq Khairabadi.
Jaleel Manikpuri  - Sakshi Post
Sep 05, 2018
Jaleel Hasan, ‘Jaleel’ Manikpuri hailed from Lucknow and was mentored by the great Ameer Minai. He travelled to Hyderabad with Ameer and was eventually appointed by the sixth Nizam, Mir Mahboob Ali...
Arzoo - Sakshi Post
Sep 04, 2018
The analogy in this shair is quite simple, true to Arzoo’s style. The beloved’s face is compared to the
Ali Sikander ‘Jigar’ - Sakshi Post
Sep 02, 2018
The poet moved to Gonda, where he became a close associate of the redoubtable Asghar Gondvi.
Khumar Barabankvi - Sakshi Post
Sep 01, 2018
Khumar toys with words teasing meaning out of them in his exquisite style in his Ghazals which are thematically speaking, predominantly romantic.
Asghar Gondvi - Sakshi Post
Aug 31, 2018
Asghar Gondvi’s body of work is imbued with a powerful element of mysticism. The influence of Sufi philosophy on his poetry is very evident.
Urdu Couplet Of The Day - Sakshi Post
Aug 30, 2018
Mir Taqi ‘Mir’ (1723-1821) ranks among the greatest Urdu poets of all time. Mir enriched Urdu poetry and the Ghazal form in particular, when it was in its incipient stages.
Urdu Couplet Of The Day 2 - Sakshi Post
May 11, 2019
One of the most celebrated couplets from Mirza Asadullah Khan’s slender diwan or collection of poems.
Urdu Couplet Of The Day - Sakshi Post
May 11, 2019
The couple quoted here is tempered with philosophical connotations.
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