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A City Of Poets: Lucknow And Its 'shayars'

By Author: Shivam Verma
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Lucknow the city of nawabs is also famous for poetry and shayari.This is the land of many famous shayars.

Josh Malihabadi- Josh Malihabadi is also credited for bringing into existence a magazine named “Kaleem” (literally meaning “Interlocutor”), in which he wrote articles or the Independence of India from the British Raj. His writing “Hussain aur Inquilaab” (Hussain and Revolution) won him the title of “Shaair-e- Inquilaab” (Poet of the Revolution). The first assortment of his Urdu poetry was published in 1921 and includes his marvels such as “Shola-o-Shabnam”, “Junoon-o-Hikmat”, “Fikr-o-Nishaat”, “Sarod-o Kharosh”, and his autobiography “Yaadon Ki Baraat” among his other works. He also wrote songs for Shalimar Pictures. He was honoured with Padmabhushan in 1954.

Safi Lakhnawi
Another eminent Urdu poet from Lucknow is Safi Lakhnawi, who was known for his simple and beautiful style of Urdu shayari. He was born on 2nd of January, 1862, in Lucknow. He received education at Canning Collegiate, Lucknow. After completing his education, he worked in the Revenue Department of the Government. He was into writing verses, from a very early age of 13. Safi Lakhnawi Sahab is known to have penned Urdu poetry without any guidance of an Ustaad (Teacher). The writing style of Safi LakhnawiSahab was distinct and had a reformist touch to it. People could easily identify and relate to his Urdu poetries which were woven intricately and beautifully. He was called as “Lassan-ul Qaum” (meaning “Exceptional Spokesperson of the people) in honour. Some of his writing marvels include “Aagosh-i-Madar”, “Tanzim-ul-Hayat”, and “Diwan-i-Safi”. His creative Urdu poetries form a part of the curriculum for Graduate and Post graduate Urdu Programmes.
Mirza Hadi Ruswa
Mirza Hadi Ruswa was born in Lucknow in 1857. He was an Urdu poet and a writer of plays and fiction work. His first novel “Umrao Jaan Ada” was published in 1905 and was made into a movie “Umrao Jaan” starring Rekha in 1972 and was again brought on the celluloid in 2006 as “Umrao Jaan”, starring Aishwarya Rai. Mirza Hadi Ruswa Sahab is believed to have got assistance from the well-known Urdu Poet Mirza Salamat Ali Dabeer. Another acclaimed work of the writer is the novel “Akhtari Begum”.
Mohsin Kakorvi
Mohsin Kakorvi Sahab is another notable shayar from Lucknow whose creative work has won praise and admiration from across the world. He was into writing the Naat genre of poetry. He gave refuge to the renowned Urdu poet, Ameer Minai, when the latter was compelled to flee from Lucknow with his family, due to British atrocity in 1856-57.
Dr. Hari Om IAS- He is in the list of top poets in UP .Dr. Hari Om is
a famous poet in Lucknow and also comes in the list of these great ghazal singers. His famous ghazals are-

Sikandar hun magar haara hua hun
Muskurati hui subah ho tum
Sooni ankhen soona aangan
Socha na tha zindgi

His most famous poetry is Kapas ke agley mausam mein.

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