Nazm

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Nazm (Urdu نظم) is a major part of the Urdu poetry, that is normally written in rhymed verse and also in modern prose style poems. Nazm is a significant genre of Urdu poetry; the other one is known as Ghazal (Urdu: غزل).

Forms of Nazm[edit]

Following are the various different forms of Nazm:[1][2]

Prominent Urdu Nazm Poets[edit]

The important poets of Nazm are: Nazeer Akbarabadi, Sir Allama Dr. Muhammad Iqbal, Altaf Hussain Hali, Josh Malihabadi, Firaq Gorakhpuri, Akhtarul Iman, Noon Meem Rashid, Majeed Amjad, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Ali Sardar Jafri, Kaifi Azmi and Gulzar

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dr. Khurshid Khawar Amrohvi, Moqaddma-tul-Kalaam, Arooz-o-Qafiya, p.116/132, Karachi, 1989
  2. ^ Hakim Molana Anjum Foqi, Fikr-o-Fun, p.303/309, Karachi, 1974