Kehte hain k Ghalib ka hai andaaz-e-bayaan aur

By Komal Fatima - Web Editor

27th December, 2019

Fans of poetry remember Mirza Ghalib on his 222nd birth anniversary.

Renowned, respectable poet and one of the most remembered poets of the sub-continent.

Mirza Ghalib has got immense popularity for his work, especially for his poetry and letters.

He has taken the standard of Urdu language to another level through his exceptional creativity.

Ghalib’s letters were considered a gem in Urdu literature.

His real name was Mirza Asad Ullah Khan Ghalib. He has used Ghalib in his poetry as Takhallus.

Ghalib was born on 27th December 1797 in Agra. His father’s name was Abdullah Baig. He got married to Umrao Begum at the age of thirteen. He did not bear children.

Ghalib’s letters and poetry have been compiled in several books, including Deewan-e-Ghalib.

A lot of films were made on Ghalib’s life as well.

Ghalib

The poet used to mention phycology, philosophy, the universe, human affairs, and other topics in his impressive content. He used to write sarcastic poetry as well.

Apart from that, the legend has also done exceptional work in the Persian language as well.

He used to live a life of poverty. It is because he could not get his proportion of property from English people. It is also because he did not spend his life with austerity.

He reached in his remaining years at the place of Bahadur Shah Zafar.

He was awarded Najam-ud-Daula and Dubair-ul-mulk. He was also awarded an allowance.

Mirza Ghalib had seen violence, anarchy and several ups and downs in his lives.

He died in 1869.


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