Top 10 Indian Poets of All Time

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Here is List of Top 10 All time famous Indian Poet Based on their work on Poetry and By Indian Choices

The Top Ten

1 Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore FRAS, also written Ravīndranātha Thākura, sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Rabindra Nath Tagore (1861- 1941) was one of the greatest writers in the history of Indian literature. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. Though he wrote in almost all literature genres, it is as a poet he was internationally recognized. The Irish poet W.B. Yeats introduced Tagore to western readers. Tagore was the first Indian poet to gain a permanent place in the canon of world literature. - kalpana

2 Kamala Suraiyya

Kamala Das
Kamala Das is the most famous female English-language poet in India. Her poems appear in the syllabi of literary studies courses at many international universities. Her work is the ardent expression of a very sensitive soul always on the search for pure and intense love without restrictions. - kalpana

3 A. K. Ramanujan

A.K. Ramanujan
A.K. Ramaujan is a well known bilingual poet who writes both in English and Kannada. His poetry expresses “an Indian sensibility sharpened and conditioned by western education.” - kalpana

4 Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo Ghosh
Aurobindo Gosh is one of the few Indian poets who could blend both western and eastern poetic sensibilities. He was master of all poetry genres. His poems, which touch on metaphysical themes, express his ardent philosophy of life and mystic thoughts. - kalpana

5 Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Harivansh Rai Bachchan
He was a noted Indian poet of the Nayi Kavita literary movement (romantic upsurge) of early 20th century Hindi literature. Born in a Srivastava Kayastha family, in the village of Babupatti in the Raniganj thesil, he was also a famous poet of the Hindi Kavi Sammelan. He is best known for his early work Madhushala (मधुशाला). - kalpana

6 Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu
Sarojini Naidu (1829 �" 1949) was one of India's most famous female poets. Her work is noted for is expression of various shades of romantic sensibilities and fervor. Her poems combine elements of Indian culture and civilization and serve as mirrors to the time in which she lived. - kalpana

7 Jayanta Mahapatra

Jayanta Mahapatra
Jayanta Mahapatra is an outstanding Indian poet of post-independence India. His poems explore intricate human relationships - kalpana

8 Nissim Ezekiel

Nissim Ezekiel
Nissim Ezekiel is one of the India's most famous English poets. His poems integrate the complexities and anxieties of urban life and depict ordinary human situations and relationships - kalpana

9 Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

He was an Indian Hindi poet, essayist, patriot and academic, who is considered as one of the most important modern Hindi poets. He remerged as a poet of rebellion as a consequence of his nationalist poetry written in the days before Indian independence. - kalpana

10 Arvind Krishna Mehrotra

A. K. Mehrotra is one of the best-known poet in India. His fame rests in the use of conversational tone, transparent imagery, and geographical description. A. K. Mehrotra's noted works are "Nine Enclosures," and "Middle Earth." - kalpana

The Contenders

11 Mirza Ghalib
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