Nazish Pratapgarhi

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Imran pratapgarhi
Born Nazish Pratapgarhi
Pratapgarh, India
Died 1981 (aged 57)
Nationality Indian
Occupation Poet

Nazish Pratapgarhi (1924-1981)[1][2] was an Urdu poet from India, who was known for his thoughts and ability to create contact between himself and lovers of Urdu poetry.[citation needed]

Early life[edit]

Pratapgarhi hailed from Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.


He mainly wrote Urdu Ghazals. He was a disciple of Seemab Akbarabadi. His collection of ghazals titled Naya Saaz Naya Andaz was published by the Uttar Pradesh Urdu academy.[3] In 1983, he received the "Ghalib Award" in recognition of his contribution to Urdu literature.[4]

He faced financial difficulties throughout his life and even when he approached the film industry, he did not sell his lyrics, although he led a poor life.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "URDU AUTHORS : DATE LIST.S.No.1448". Urdu Council.Nic.In. 2006-05-31. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  2. ^ Indian Literature, Volume 28. Sahitya Akademi. 1985. p. 167. 
  3. ^ "POETIC LITERATURE". Up Urdu Akademi.Org. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  4. ^ "LIST OF THE RECEPIENTS(sic) OF GHALIB AWARD-1983". Ghalib Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  5. ^ "Conversations". Mobi.IBN.In.Com. Retrieved 2012-08-05.