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Mirza Ghalib

Mirza Ghalib is a name that is synonymous with Urdu poetry. Born as Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan, Ghalib was a pen name that he adopted. He achieved immense fame with This.
Mirza Ghalib was born on 17 december 1797 in Agra. When he was five years old, his father died in the battle of Alwar in 1807. He was then cared by his uncle Mirza Nasrullah Baig Khan. Mirza Ghalib married Umrao Begum when he was 13 years old. All the seven childrens that he had died in their childhood. He said that his marriage is a second imprision for him, his life itself being the first. He has conflicting relation with his wife. His wife was said to be pious and god-fearing. In mughal courts Mirza Ghalib was famous for his poetry as well as a "ladies man".
He started writing poetry when he was 11 years old. Most of his work are on sadness and despair but he has also written some very good love shayari The language of his shayari is mainly urdu but he also knew arabic, persian and turkish.

For such a great poet, it is essential that we take you back in time and tell you a little about his beginnings because it actually makes for a good read.
He wrote his first poem at the age of 11 and was a master of many languages like Urdu, Persian and Turkish. Most of his poems and shers
 Are about failed love and its agony. 

Here's some of Mirza Ghalib Shayari that are simple to understand And famous.

1)Hazaro Khvahishe Aisi Ke Har Khvahish Pe Dam Nikle                                                                            
Baht Nikle Mere Arman Lakin Phir Bhi Kam Nikle

2)Is Saadgi Pe Kaun Na Mar Jaaye Aye Khuda

Ladte Hain Aur Haath Main Talwaar Bhi Nahi

He also wrote a lot about the philosophy of life and mysticism. He successfully managed to express himself in bigger depths because he made his lover less important in his poetry and gave more importance to his feelings and emotions.


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