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Top 5 Indian Great Poet of All Time


Top 5 Indian Great Poet of All Time

Top 5 Indian Great Poet of All Time

India has lots of talented poets on their history. In this article, I’m going to talk about the top 5 poets from India. I hope you guys will be pleased to know about them. All of them are famous and done some awesome creation with their talent.

It’s really hard to pick only 5 poets from a huge number, I just picked five from my mind. I respect every single poet and novelist. I hope I will write about them in near future.

#1 Rabindranath Tagore

He is definitely on number one. Rabi Tagore is the best poet and novelist in the history of India. He is a Bengali and wrote national anthem of Bangladesh and India both countries. It’s obviously and a tremendous thing for any writer.

This great human being was born in 1861 and died in 1941.

He is a Noble prize winner; he won that award for his great creation ‘Geetanjali’ in 1913.

You can study his songs and other things in Calcutta, there is an institute available for this.

#2 Kamala Surayya

Kamala Surayya was an Indian English poet and a Malayalam writer. She was born on 31 March 1934 and died on 31 May 2009.

She was from Kerala; she has made few movies also and won lots of award in her life.

Few Movies that She Made – Mazha, Raavanan, Neermaathalathinte pookkal, Raama Raavanan, Ormayilenthum etc.

The movies are really awesome to see and I love to read her books.

#3 Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo was born on 15 August 1872 and he was a poet, guru, philosopher, yogi, and nationalist. He was a freedom fighter against British rule.

This great human being is related to Indian independence history.

He died on 5 December 1950 at the age of 78.

#4 Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Harivansh Rai Bachchan is known as his name ‘Bachchan’ among his fan and follower. This great Indian poet was one of the best poets on that time that was with ‘Nayi Kabita’ movement.

He was born on 27 November 1907 and died on 18 January 2003.

In that midtime, he has created awesome creation in Hindi literature. I just love to study those and love to know more about him.

#5 Nissim Ezekiel

Nissim Ezekiel is an Indian Jewish poet, writer, actor, art critic, and editor. He was born 16 December 1924 in Bombay, British India.

He is special for English poetry in India.

In 1988 he has won Padmashri for his great contribution and won Sahitya Akademi Award in 1983.

This great Indian English poet died on 9 January 2004.


I’m sure you love them and love to know about them. Actually, I’m very passionate about the poem, especially Bengali and English poetry.

That’s why I have studied a lot about few Indian poets who have written huge Bengali and English poems. I’ve highlighted them into this content.

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