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Akhlaq Mohammed Khan Biography and Poems

Akhlaq Mohammed Khan Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Akhlaq Mohammed Khan, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Khan, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Khan, Akhlaq Mohammed

Akhlaq Mohammad Khan Shahryar (16 June 1936 – 13 February 2012), was an Indian academician, and a doyen of Urdu poetry in India. As a Hindi film lyricist, he is best known for his lyrics in Gaman (1978), Umrao Jaan (1981) and Anjuman (1986), by Muzaffar Ali. In 2008 he won the Jnanpith Award, the highest literary award and only the fourth Urdu poet to win the award. He has been widely acknowledged as the finest exponent of modern Urdu poetry.

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