The Hamidi Kashmiri as Critic of Ghalib

  • Muhammad Arsalan M.Phil Scholar, Government College University, Faisalabad
  • Dr. Sumaira Akbar Assistant Professor, Department of Urdu, Government College university, Faisalabad
Keywords: Ghalib, Hamidi Kashmiri, Urdu, Ghazal, Critic,


Hamidi Kashmiri is a Modern critic of Urdu literature specially Urdu Ghazal.  He has  studied Ghalib's thought and art with the critical insight and has recovered Ghalib's intellectual sources very well. Hamidi Kashmiri first book on Ghalib is “Ghalib kay Takhleeqi sarchasmay” that is publised in 1969. “Iqbal aur Ghalib” and  “Ghalib Jahan-i-Deegar” are his two more books in which he discussed Ghalib;s poetry. In these books, qualitative, thematic, technical and stylistic reviews of Kalam-i-Ghalib have been presented. In this article Hamidi kashmiri;s views about Ghalib’s poetry has been presented.