In the world of Urdu and Hindi shayaris, Mirza Ghalib is not just a famous, but a cult-classic name. Romantic poetry, words that impersonate sadness, lines that make memories of heartbreak come alive, life lessons weaved into words to live by – Mirza Ghalib’s poems touch all emotions.
The last eminent poet of the Mughal era, Mirza Ghalib is almost a household name in India. The literary giants have kept him alive in their works and his ghazals have inspired many music maestros including Jagjit Singh, Mehdi Hassan, Abida Parveen and other Sufi poets. Here are a few of his best shayaris which are worth celebrating every day.
Mirza Ghalib’s best shayaris, poems and quotes compiled and curated by Voompla team writer Divya Mallick.