List of Indian poets

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This list of Indian poets consists of poets of Indian ethnic, cultural or religious ancestry either born in India or emigrated to India from other regions of the world.

Assamese[edit]

Awadhi[edit]

  • Jumai Khan Azad, a poet
  • Gosvāmī Tulsīdās तुलसीदास, also known as "Tulasī Dāsa" and "Tulsidas" (1532 –1623 ) Awadhi poet and philosopher.
  • Rambhadracharya (b.14 January 1950)[β] is a Hindu religious leader, educator, Sanskrit scholar, polyglot, poet, author, textual commentator, philosopher, composer, singer, playwright and Katha artist.

Bengali[edit]

Bengali language names in parentheses

Indian poets writing in English[edit]

In alphabetical order by first name:

Gujarati[edit]

In alphabetical order by last name:

Hindi[edit]

Kannada[edit]

Kashmiri[edit]

Konkani[edit]

Maithili[edit]

  • Vidyapati, also known as Vidyapati Thakur and called Maithil Kavi Kokil "the poet cuckoo of Maithili" (c. 1352 – c. 1448), Maithili poet and Sanskrit writer
  • Acharya Ramlochan Saran (1889–1971), littérateur, grammarian, publisher and poet
  • Jayamant Mishra, (15.10.1925– 7 September 2010) Sanskrit scholar and Maithili poet

Malayalam[edit]

Medieval Poets

Renaissance Poets

Romantic Poets

Neo-Romantic Poets

Modernist Poets

Postmodern Poets


Manipuri[edit]

Marathi[edit]

For Konkani poets, see "Konkani" section, above

Nepali[edit]

Odia[edit]

Punjabi[edit]

Rajasthani[edit]

Sanskrit[edit]

Ancient Poets

Modern Poets

Sindhi[edit]

Tamil[edit]

Sangam poets (c. 300 BC to 300 AD)

see also Sangam literature

Post Sangam poets (200 AD to 1000 AD)

Bakthi period poets (700 to 1700 AD)

Patriots and British period poets

Modern

Telugu[edit]

Modern Poets

Urdu[edit]

In alphabetical order by last name:

See also[edit]

References[edit]