Important Poets of Urdu Ghazal
In Urdu, some important and respected ghazal poets are: Khwaja Haidar Ali Aatish, Jan Nisar Akhtar, Daagh, Khwaja Mir Dard, Jaun Elia, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Ahmad Faraz, Mirza Ghalib, Firaq Gorakhpuri, Muhammad Iqbal, Qamar Jalalabadi, Shakeb Jalali, Nasir Kazmi, Sahir Ludhianvi, Mir Taqi Mir, Hasrat Mohani, Makhdoom Mohiuddin, Momin Khan Momin, Jigar Moradabadi, Munir Niazi, Mirza Rafi Sauda, Qateel Shifai, Majrooh Sultanpuri, Wali Mohammed Wali and Mohammad Ibrahim Zauq.
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