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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, Noon Meem Rashid, Majeed Amjad, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Ali Sardar Jafri, Kaifi Azmi and Gulzar,Sahir Ludhianvi,Ahmed Faraz,Hafeez Jalandhri,Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi.


  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

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Kashmir Images
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:33:21 -0700

In nazm thekun he fails to portray his state as an affirmative as he feels segregated and alienated. He is thirsty even in the rainy seasons when the rivers are flooded. He is intensely wrapped up in nostalgic pain recalling the uneven paths whose mud ...

I am in dna of India

I am in dna of India
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:51:08 -0700

He was also a runner-up at a Nazm Contest organised by Mir Anees and Mirza Dabeer Literary Group, Lucknow. Young Ali always had the itch of writing. A resident of Hassanabad locality of Rainawari area in Srinagar, Ali says he was always interested in ...

Daily Times

Daily Times
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 17:10:53 -0700

Amjad Islam Amjad who is proficient in both Ghazal and Nazm formats says a poem titled 'Yaad' (remembrance) -Page 19 whose conclusion is intriguing. It says 'Apni Yaad Ki Khushbu Mujh Ko Daan Karo Aur Apne Dil Main Aane Do/Ya Meri Jholi Ko Bhar ...


Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:41:15 -0700

Teknik Yapı'nın ikinci kuşak patronu ve Nazm Durbakayım'ın oğlu Umut Durbakayım, Fikirtepe'de kentsel dönüşümünün algı anlamında yanlış ifade edildiğini, ancak şu an her şeyin rayına oturduğunu belirterek vakit kaybı ve daha önce oluşturulan algının ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:39:46 -0700

They were speaking at the launch of a book 'Urdu Nazm ki Azeem Riwayat' written by noted journalist and TV host and writer Sarwar Javed at Islamabad Club on Tuesday night. The book is a collection of the critical review of the works of 21 poets.

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Sat, 13 Jun 2015 11:00:00 -0700

Each nazm demanded a different raaga and a different scale, based on the emotional tone and content of the poetry. For instance, Chhat has been composed in raag Rageshwari, Ladki in raag Pahadi Mishra and Aisa Lagta Hai in Yaman,” he says.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 03:53:49 -0700

(Enfal:46) nazm-ı İlahîsini en kabarık şekilde yaşadığımız bu bayram vesilesiyle; bir sonraki Ramazan Ayına ve Bayramına şehir ve millet olarak tekrar kavuşmayı diliyorum. İnsanlık ve İslam aleminin bugünlerde yaşadığı maddi ve manevi buhranın ...

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:18:45 -0800

With the release of his book of poems, Ek Mahina Nazmon Ka, lyricist IRSHAD KAMIL on the creatives of writing poetry and lyrics for films. Q.1 What is the major difference between writing lyrics and poetry? Poetry is a free process, it is like flying ...

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