Agha Hashar Kashmiri

(03 April 1879 -28 April 1945 / Banaras / British India)

Agha Hashar Kashmiri
Do you like this poet?
4 person liked.
3 person did not like.

Agha Hashar Kashmiri or Agha Hashr Kashmiri (Urdu: آغا حشر کاشمیری) was an eminent Urdu poet, playwright and dramatist. He was also called the Shakespeare of Urdu.


Agha Hashar Kashmiri was born on 3 April 1879, in Banaras, British India. He got his initial Education there .He could not get a higher education due to lack of interest in text books. Since child hood he was interested in poetry,music but after watching few stage drammas his mind was changed toward his field. He came to Bombay at the age of 18 and started his career as a play writter.He had a full command on more than one language but familiar wid Urdu, Arabic, persian, English, Gujrati and ... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.

Comments about Agha Hashar Kashmiri

There is no comment submitted by members..
[Report Error]