Abdul Ahad Azad (Urdu; عُبد الاحد آزاد) (1903–1948) was one of the well known Kashmiri poet oIf his era. He was one of the pioneers of the modernist movement. Azad is often referred to as John Keats of Kashmir. Both Keats and Azad wrote modernist poems and both died in early forties. He was belonging to the Dar tribe of Kashmir. His father's name was Sultan Dar. Kuleat e Azad and Haraam e Saba are two of his books. One of his poems is translated into English by Prof G.R Malik and named as "Stars Speak to Man" and published in class 8 Tuulip series English book.