Nazish Pratapgarhi

(1924-1981 / Pratapgarh / India)

Biography of Nazish Pratapgarhi

Nazish Pratapgarhi was an Urdu poet from India,who was known for his thoughts and ability to create contact between himself and lovers of Urdu poetry.


Pratapgarhi hailed from Pratapgarh, India. He faced financial difficulties throughout his life and even when he approached the film industry, he did not sell his lyrics, although he led a miserable life.


He mainly wrote Urdu Ghazals. He was a disciple of Seemab Akbarabadi. His collection of ghazals titled Naya Saaz Naya Andaz was published by the Uttar Pradesh Urdu academy. In 1983, he received the "Ghalib Award" in recognition of his contribution to Urdu Literature

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