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Jan Nisar Akhtar Biography | Poet

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Jan Nisar Akhtar (Urdu : ; February 14, 1914 – August 19, 1976) was an important 20th century Indian poet of Urdu ghazals and nazms, and a part of the Progressive Writers' Movement, who was also a lyricist for Bollywood.