Famous People From Pakistan
Find out more about the greatest Pakistani Writers, including Muhammad Iqbal, Saadat Hasan Manto, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Tehmina Durrani and Hassan Nisar.
Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
09 November 1877
Poet & Philosopher
Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912
Writer

Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor

Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
26 April 1932
Philosopher, Theologian, University teacher

Tarek FatahTarek Fatah
20 November 1949
Journalist

Javed Ahmad GhamidiJaved Ahmad Ghamidi
18 April 1951
Mutakallim
Muhammad Taqi UsmaniMuhammad Taqi Usmani
 

Faiz Ahmad FaizFaiz Ahmad Faiz
 

Shaan ShahidShaan Shahid
27 April 1971
Actor, Writer, Film director
Talib JauhariTalib Jauhari
27 August 1939
Islamic scholar

Osman Khalid ButtOsman Khalid Butt
09 February 1986
Journalist, Choreographer
Tariq AliTariq Ali
21 October 1943
Historian

Lal Shahbaz QalandarLal Shahbaz Qalandar
1177 AD
poet

Fatima BhuttoFatima Bhutto
29 May 1982
Journalist, Writer, Poet

Muhammad Tahir-ul-QadriMuhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
19 February 1951
Linguist, Politician, Translator, Writer

Ahmad FarazAhmad Faraz
12 January 1931
Poet
Parveen ShakirParveen Shakir
24 November 1952
Poet, Writer

Riaz Ahmed Gohar ShahiRiaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi
25 November 1941
Writer, Poet

Farhat IshtiaqFarhat Ishtiaq
 

Shah Abdul Latif BhittaiShah Abdul Latif Bhittai
18 November 1690
poet
Mohsin HamidMohsin Hamid
1971 AD
writer

Waris ShahWaris Shah
1722 AD
poet
Tehmina DurraniTehmina Durrani
18 February 1953
Author

Hassan NisarHassan Nisar
 

Wasif Ali WasifWasif Ali Wasif
15 January 1929
writer, poet, teacher
Qudrat Ullah ShahabQudrat Ullah Shahab
 

Josh MalihabadiJosh Malihabadi
05 December 1898
Poet
Habib JalibHabib Jalib
24 March 1928
Poet

Khwaja Ghulam FaridKhwaja Ghulam Farid
1845 AD
poet

Rahman BabaRahman Baba
1632 AD
poet, writer
Mohsin NaqviMohsin Naqvi
05 May 1947
poet

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Zulfikar GhoseZulfikar Ghose
13 March 1935
Novelist
Ahmad Nadeem QasmiAhmad Nadeem Qasmi
20 November 1916
Poet

Ibn-e-InshaIbn-e-Insha
15 June 1927
poet

Pir RoshanPir Roshan
1525 AD
Poet

Anwar MasoodAnwar Masood
08 November 1935
Poet
Rais AmrohviRais Amrohvi
12 September 1914
poet
Munir NiaziMunir Niazi
09 April 1928
Poet

Nasir KazmiNasir Kazmi
08 December 1925
Poet

Qateel ShifaiQateel Shifai
24 December 1919
Poet

Ahmed AliAhmed Ali
01 July 1910
Novelist
Amjad Islam AmjadAmjad Islam Amjad
04 August 1944
Poet

Jamiluddin AaliJamiluddin Aali
20 January 1926
poet, journalist, reporter, politician

Mustafa ZaidiMustafa Zaidi
16 October 1930
Poet

Khushal Khan KhattakKhushal Khan Khattak
1613 AD
Poet

Muhammad Ilyas QadriMuhammad Ilyas Qadri
12 July 1950
writer
Jon EliaJon Elia
14 December 1931
Linguist, Philosopher, Poet, Literary critic

Shabana Rehman GaarderShabana Rehman Gaarder
14 July 1976
Comedian
Umera AhmadUmera Ahmad
10 December 1976
Screenwriter, Writer