Famous Urdu Poetry - Best Famous Poetry in Urdu (Latest Collection)

Urdu famous poetry is available to read at UrduPoint. On this page, you can find the famous Urdu poetry by famous Urdu poets of all times. You can select any of the famous Urdu Poetry from the list below to read it. Share your favorite famous Urdu poetry with your friends if you like it.

اردو پوائنٹ پر پسندیدہ ترین شاعری

یا الٰہی ہر جگہ تیری عطا کا ساتھ ہو

Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi - امام احمدرضا خان

Ya Elahi Har Jagah Teri Ata Ka Sath Ho

Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi Urdu Poetry

تجھے یاد کیا نہیں ہے مرے دل کا وہ زمانہ؟

Allama Iqbal - علامہ اقبال

Tujhe Yaad Kyaa Nahi Hai Mire Dil Kaa Vo Zamaana

Allama Iqbal Urdu Poetry

مری زندگی تو فراق ہے، وہ ازل سے دل میں مکیں سہی

Naseer Ud Din Naseer - پیر نصیر الدین نصیر

Meri Zindagi To Firaq Hai Wo Azal Se Dil Mein Makeen Sehi

Naseer Ud Din Naseer Urdu Poetry

زخموں نے مجھ میں دروازے کھولے ہیں

Tehzeeb Haafi - تہذیب حافی

Zakhmon Ne Mujh Mien Darwaze Khole Hain

Tehzeeb Haafi Urdu Poetry

ویسے میں نے دنیا میں کیا دیکھا ہے

Tehzeeb Haafi - تہذیب حافی

Waise Main Ne Duniya Mein Kia Dekha Hai

Tehzeeb Haafi Urdu Poetry

کاش میں تیرے حسیں ہاتھ کا کنگن ہوتا

Wasi Shah - وصی شاہ

Kash Me Tere Haseen Hath Ka Kangan Hota

Wasi Shah Urdu Poetry

ہوئی تاخیر تو کچھ باعث تاخیر بھی تھا

Mirza Ghalib - اسداللہ خان غالب

Hoe Takheer To Kuch Bais Takheer Bhi Tha

Mirza Ghalib Urdu Poetry

زمین و زماں تہارے لیے مکین و مکاں تمہارے لیے

Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi - امام احمدرضا خان

Zameen O Zamaan Tumhare Liye Makeen O Makaan Tumhare Liye

Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi Urdu Poetry

ستاروں سے آگے جہاں اور بھی ہیں

Allama Iqbal - علامہ اقبال

Sitaaroon Se Aage Jahaan Aur Bhi Hai

Allama Iqbal Urdu Poetry

نمی دانم چہ منزل بود شب جائے کہ من بودم

Ameer Khusro - امیر خسرو

Nami Danam Che Manzil Bood Shab Jaye Ke Man Boodam

Ameer Khusro Urdu Poetry

یارب یہ جہاں گزراں خوب ہے لیکن

Allama Iqbal - علامہ اقبال

Yaa Rab Ye Jahaan-e-guzra Khub Hai Lekin

Allama Iqbal Urdu Poetry

وہ نبیوں میں رحمت لقب پانے والا

Naats - نعتیں

Wo Nabiyon Mein Rehmat Laqab Panay Wala

من تو شدم تو من شدی من تن شدم تو جاں شدی

Ameer Khusro - امیر خسرو

Man Tu Shadam To Man Shudi Tan Shadam Tu Jaan Shudi

Ameer Khusro Urdu Poetry

ایک آرزو

Allama Iqbal - علامہ اقبال

Duniya Ki Mehfilon Se Ukta Gaya Hun Ya Rab

Allama Iqbal Urdu Poetry

دل محبت میں مبتلا ہو جائے

Tehzeeb Haafi - تہذیب حافی

Dil E Mohabbat Mein Mubtala Ho Jaye

Tehzeeb Haafi Urdu Poetry

صبح طیبہ میں ہوئی بٹتا ہے باڑا نور کا

Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi - امام احمدرضا خان

Subha Taiba Mein Hui Batta Hai Bara Noor Ka

Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi Urdu Poetry

یوں ہاتھ نہیں آتا وہ گوہر یک دانہ

Allama Iqbal - علامہ اقبال

Yuun Haath Nahin Aataa Vo Gauhar-e-yak-daana

Allama Iqbal Urdu Poetry

کبھی ان کا نام لینا، کبھی ان کی بات کرنا

Naseer Ud Din Naseer - پیر نصیر الدین نصیر

Kabhi Unka Naam Lena Kabhi Unki Baat Karna

Naseer Ud Din Naseer Urdu Poetry

ابتدائے عشق ہے روتا ہے کیا

Mir Taqi Mir - میر تقی میر

Ibtada E Ishq Hai Rota Hai Kia

Mir Taqi Mir Urdu Poetry

رات یوں دل میں تری کھوئی ہوئی یاد آئی

Faiz Ahmad Faiz - فیض احمد فیض

Rat Yun Dil Mein Teri Khoi Hoe Yad Aai

Faiz Ahmad Faiz Urdu Poetry

لگتا نہیں جی مرا اجڑے دیار میں

Bahadur Shah Zafar - بہادر شاہ ظفر

Lagtaa Nahin Hai Dil Miraa Ujre Dayaar Mein

Bahadur Shah Zafar Urdu Poetry

وہی میری کم نصیبی وہی تیری بے نیازی

Allama Iqbal - علامہ اقبال

Vahii Meri Kam-nasiibi Vahi Teri Be-niyaazii

Allama Iqbal Urdu Poetry

تیرے عشق نچایا کر کے تھیا تھیا

Bulleh Shah - بلھے شاہ

Tere Ishq Nachaya Karke Thaya Thaya

Bulleh Shah Urdu Poetry

مرا پیمبر عظیم تر ہے

Muzaffar Warsi - مظفروارثی

Mera Payamber Azeem Tar Hai

Muzaffar Warsi Urdu Poetry

تو بھی چپ ہے میں بھی چپ ہوں یہ کیسی تنہائی ہے

Jaun Elia - جون ایلیا

To Bhi Chop Hai Main Bhi Chop Hon Yeh Kaisi Tanhai Hai

Jaun Elia Urdu Poetry

نعمتیں بانٹتا جس سمت وہ ذیشان گیا

Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi - امام احمدرضا خان

Naimatain Banta Jis Simt Wo Zeeshan Gaya

Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi Urdu Poetry

میری جانب بھی ہو اک نگاہ کرم اے شفیع الوری خاتم الانبیا

Naats - نعتیں

Meri Janib Bhi Ho Ek Nigahe Karam Aye Shafi Ul Wara Khatam Ul Anbiya

اب کے ہم بچھڑے تو شاید کبھی خوابوں میں ملیں

Ahmed Faraz - احمد فراز

Ab Ke Hum Bichade To Shayad Kabhi Khawabon Mein Milen

Ahmed Faraz Urdu Poetry

سو رہیں گے کہ جاگتے رہیں گے

Tehzeeb Haafi - تہذیب حافی

So Rahen Ge Ke Jagte Rahen Ge

Tehzeeb Haafi Urdu Poetry

مغرور ہی سہی مجھے اچھا بہت لگا

Mohsin Naqvi - محسن نقوی

Magroor Hi Sahi Mujhe Acha Bahot Laga

Mohsin Naqvi Urdu Poetry

نہ تھا کچھ تو خدا تھا کچھ نہ ہوتا تو خدا ہوتا

Mirza Ghalib - اسداللہ خان غالب

Na Tha Kuch To Khuda Tha Kuch Na Hota To Khuda Hota

Mirza Ghalib Urdu Poetry

حالت حال کے سبب حالت حال ہی گئی

Jaun Elia - جون ایلیا

Halat Hal Ke Sabab Halat Hal Hi Gayi

Jaun Elia Urdu Poetry

Urdu poetry is traditionally a rich style of poetry which have different genres. In South Asian culture Urdu poetry is as important as the literature itself. During the British Empire, Urdu spread very fastly and received an official status. The major poets of Urdu were Mir Taqi mir, Mirza Ghalib, Mir Anees, Allama Iqbal, Josh Malihabadi, which set a mark for Urdu famous poetry.

During the start of the 18th century, with the arrival of famous words such as Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Ibn-e-Insha, Munir Niazi, Urdu prevailed in other countries. You can read the famous poetry of famous Urdu poets on UrduPoint by simply clicking on the poet in which you are interested. You can also check out Urdu poetry from this page.

Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Ehsan Danish

Faiz Ahmad Faiz comes at number one when we talk about the era of famous Urdu poetry. He was undoubtedly a Nobel Prize winner and was also awarded Nishan-e-Imtiaz for his remarkable work in literature and arts. Moreover, a collection of his poetry was published in 2011 by the name ‘celebrating Faiz’.

Alongside Faiz, Ehsan Danish was a prominent Urdu poet, linguist, and scholar from Pakistan. His poetry was famous for a romantic theme, but later, he wrote more poems about laborers. Ehsan Danish has written over 100 books on poetry, prose, and linguistics.

Waves of modern poetry

Syed Nasir Kazmi was a famous Urdu poet from Pakistan. He caused an uproar in modern poetry, and he was recognized for his exact words in poetry. The unique thing in his poetry was the use of short verses. His poetry got popular among people because the natural element was prominent in his poetry; his famous poetry has pieces such as Chaand, Raat, Barrish, Mausam, tanhai, etc.

Ibn-e-Insha was a famous Pakistani Poet, humorous writer, and columnist. His writings played a huge role in promoting poetry, and it was a mix of dialects of the Hindi-Urdu complex. Moreover, his unique form in a poetic style influenced young poets and conventional poetry, leaving a mark on infamous poetry.

Munir Niazi Was an Urdu and Punjabi language poet. His poetry was famous in newspapers, magazines, and radio. He was later associated with Pakistan television.

Literary advancements

In the year 1930, there was a drastic measure in poetry as well as in literature. Major poets or linguists in that period were Mustafa Zaidi, Ahmad Faraz, Jon Elia, Muzzafar Warsi, Anwar Masood, etc. Their poetry made a huge change in the traditional style of poetry.

New poetic syles

Major poetic styles were introduced and got in the list of famous Urdu poetry as we had some quality poets as well. We have many famous poets who have unique styles. Some extraordinary poets were Iftikhar Arif, Shamim Farooqui, Amjad Islam Amjad, Javed Akhtar, Mohsin Naqvi, Fehmida Riaz, and Zameer Akhtar Naqvi, etc.

Modern poetry

This era gave us some gems and some new poetic genres to add to famous poetry. Some famous poets were Rahat Indori, Ashfaq Husain, Munawwar Rana, Parveen Shakir, Sara Shagufta, etc. When we enter 1960, it was already the age of modern poetry, and this era gave us some very famous poets. Some of them are Fareed Parbati, Samina Raja, Anjum Rehbar, Zahida Hina, Raees Warsi, Zulfiqar Naqvi, Harris Khalique, Idris Azad, Riaz Tasneem etc.

20th-century poets

We have the upgraded form of poetry in this era with the arrival of new poets. In this era, some poets were Irshad Kamil, Akhtar Raza Saleemi, Irfan Nasirabadi, Sarim Momin, etc. Their poetry is still valued among famous poetry. But as we got in the 20th century, the poetry and literature in Urdu got a name of their own. Mashal Sultanpuri and Meena Kumari were the famous poets we found in the 20th century.

Conclusion

These famous poets have given a new shape to Urdu famous poetry and literature. These poets have made changes to the traditional as well as contemporary poetry of Pakistan. When we talk about the 18th century, we have got many changes in Urdu poetry genres. In the 18th century, poetry was more focused on nature, philosophy of life, revolution, romance, enlightenment, etc. for example, Allama Iqbal's poetry was specifically for youngsters of Pakistan to get them motivated.

But within the 20th century, we can see that more diverse themes are introduced. There is romantic, funny, satirical, sad, and love poetry as well nowadays. Poets are writing about Kashmir's motivation and bravery. Humorous poetry is also prevalent these days. You can check the work of these famous writers on UrduPoint.