10 Greatest Indian Poets:

India has a rich tradition of poetry, and many poets have made significant contributions to its literary landscape. 
Surdas - Rabindranath Tagore - Mirza Ghalib - Kabir - Mahadevi Verma - Amrita Pritam - 10 of the greatest Indian poets
Here are 10 of the greatest Indian poets:

1. Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941):

A polymath and the first non-European Nobel laureate in Literature, Tagore was a poet, philosopher, and the author of the Indian national anthem. His notable work includes “Gitanjali” (Song Offerings).

2. Mirza Ghalib (1797–1869):

 A preeminent Urdu and Persian poet during the Mughal Empire, Ghalib’s ghazals are celebrated for their intricate language and profound themes.

3. Kabir (1440–1518): 

A mystic poet and saint, Kabir’s verses, written in Hindi, deal with themes of spirituality, devotion, and the oneness of God. His poems are found in the Guru Granth Sahib.
Biography of Rahim

4. Surdas (1478–1583): 

A medieval saint-poet, Surdas composed devotional poetry in Braj Bhasha. He is best known for his compositions on Lord Krishna.

5. Subramania Bharati (1882–1921):

A Tamil poet, Bharati was a nationalist, freedom fighter, and social reformer. His poems reflect themes of patriotism, social justice, and spirituality.

6. Mahadevi Verma (1907–1987):

A prominent Hindi poet, Mahadevi Verma was a leading figure in the “Chhayavaad” literary movement. Her poetry often focused on the experiences of women.
Biography of Amir Khusro

7. Gulzar (born 1934):

 A contemporary poet, lyricist, and filmmaker, Gulzar has contributed immensely to Hindi literature and cinema. His evocative poetry often explores love, loss, and the human condition.

8. Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899–1976):

Known as the “Rebel Poet” in Bengali literature, Nazrul Islam was a revolutionary poet, musician, and philosopher. His works address social and political issues.

9. Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911–1984):

A Pakistani poet of Urdu and Punjabi, Faiz was a leading intellectual and a prominent figure in Urdu literature. His poetry reflects his commitment to social justice.
Biography of Mahadevi Verma

10. Amrita Pritam (1919–2005):

 A prolific Punjabi writer and poet, Amrita Pritam was the first woman to receive the Sahitya Akademi Award. Her poetry often explored themes of love and the partition of India.
These poets have left an indelible mark on Indian literature, shaping the cultural and artistic landscape of the country.
Biography of Maithilisharan Gupta