digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:


Applied sciences






















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]

Taran. ترانہ

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


  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

Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazm — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.

24 news items

Times of India

Times of India
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 01:03:45 -0700

Delhi's the seat of theatre and this is where I started, at the National School of Drama. In our play , there's a lot of nazm in Punjabi, which probably a lot of people in Mumbai don't understand, but it'd find a huge audience in Delhi. I am very ...

India New England (subscription)

India New England (subscription)
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:07:30 -0700

ANDOVER, MA-- Like previous years, this year the Aligarh Alumni Association of New England (AAANE) is organizing an International Mushaira on 13th September 2014 at the Chinmaya Mission Temple in Andover, MA. This will be a great poetry session ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Sat, 06 Sep 2014 04:03:45 -0700

At least, it did for me when I read 'Nazm', a beautiful love poem: “Forget the star maps of the Old Kingdom./Dress yourself in night./Trust me:/Our hands can see in the dark.” Whoever finds their way through the star maps of this collection will have ...


Wed, 03 Sep 2014 05:58:20 -0700

Literature produced for MQM's internal consumption hammers home the identification of Quaid-e-Tehreek (the leader of the movement) as the movement's most essential tenet. A pamphlet titled Nazm-o-Zabt Ke Taqazay (rules for organisational discipline), ...

The News on Sunday

The News on Sunday
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:40:03 -0700

nazm One of his most evocative poems is Sarhaal QaziyaaN, named after his ancestral village in Jalandhar, East Punjab which he often recalls as his mother's home. He had the opportunity to visit the place, and what he saw there was emotional ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:36:30 -0700

“So, who is the speaker and who is he speaking to in this nazm?” is the question a listener poses to Rauf Saami, the eldest of the brothers. “Nazm nahi, bibi. Ghazal,” he points out and goes on. “On purpose, this has not been spelt out here. Hence ...
Sat, 06 Sep 2014 00:13:09 -0700

I spoke how his ghazal and nazm had added new dimensions to these two modes which Kashimiri poetry shares with Urdu. In fact, Rahi, Amin Kamil and Dinanath Nadim changed over to Kashmiri from Urdu and thus brought along into their language the ...
Kashmir Dispatch
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:18:45 -0700

There was Majaz with his nazm "Awaara" beginning "Shahr ki raat aur main nashad-o-nakara phirun/Jagmagati jagti sadkon pe awaara phirun", rendered by the mellifluous Talat Mehmood in Shammi Kapoor-starrer "Thokar", or Sahir Ludhianvi's scathing ...

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!