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Who is Firaq Gorakhpuri

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Asked by Tasneem, 26 Mar '10 10:20 pm
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Raghupat Sahay, popularly known as Firaq Gorakhpuri was a great Poet and lyricist. His works in poetry include, Rooh-o-Qaayanat, Gul-e-Ra'naa, Nagma-numaa and his magnum opus, Gul-e-Naghma
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Firaq Gorakhpuri was born Raghupati Sahay in the year 1896 at Gorakhpur District of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Born to a family of aristocrats, Firaq had a taste of Urdu poetry at very tender age. He started writing poetry in Urdu in teens and developed his own niche in an era that was marked by the likes of Sahir, Iqbal, Faiz and Kaifi.
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Raghupati Sahay 'Firaq' Gorakhpuri (1896-1982) was one of the most noted contemporary Urdu poets from India. He established himself, in an era which boasted stalwarts of Urdu poetry, likes of Sahir, Iqbal, Bhupendra Nath Kaushik "Fikr", Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Kaifi Azmi.His noted poetry collections include, Rooh-o-Qaayanat, Gul-e-Ra'naa, Nagma-numaa and his magnum opus, Gul-e-Naghma
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