Dil Shahjahanpuri

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Dil Shahjahanpuri (1875-1959),[1][2] was the takhallus of Zameer Hasan Khan, the renowned Urdu ghazal writer, who was born in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh in the year 1875. He was a disciple of the famous Urdu poet, Amir Meenai. Thus far, two collections of his ghazals have been published; they are – Naghma e Dil and Tarana e Dil. Dil Shahjahanpuri, hayat aur adabi khidmat by Izhar Sahbai published in 1988 by Taqsimkar, Danish Mahall, Lucknow, (DLC)88905477[citation needed] is the only known exhaustive work on the life and literary contribution of this poet. He died in Shahjahanpur in 1959.

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  1. ^ Urdu Authors: Date list corrected up to May 31, 2006 – S. No. 536 – Dil Shahjahanpuri maintained by National Council for Promotion of Urdu, Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development http://www.urducouncil.nic.in/urdu_wrld/u_auth/index_all.htm
  2. ^ The Encyclopaedic dictionary of Urdu literature (2007) by Abida Samiuddin p.374