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Meeraji daana to naheen hai, aashiq hai saudaayi hai

A man more than a myth, a myth more than a man!

A major modernist poet, by all means, Meeraji is also a myth of sorts. He had to be so, for he lived a life completely atypical and totally abysmal.

Ghalib: More Than a Poet

Ghalib is a poet par excellence.

He remains unparalleled for his intellectual curiosity, as also for his wit and humour. We bring you some lateefas (jokes) that will bring a smile to your lips. But they will also make you sad.

Saqi and Alvi

We lived together till death did us apart

Two major voices of modern Urdu poetry would never be heard again.

Yusufi: The Master of Humour & Satire

“Koi umr puchhta hai toh phone number dekar baton mein laga leta hu”