It consists of five to fifteen couplets that are independent couplets usually have two lines that rhyme and have same length. Do you know names of Ghazal writers? No, okay. I have added few names of Ghazal writers in my first blog Forms of poetry. You will get to know about Ghazal writers and singers there. So i am here for you to let you know about Ghazal. The word Ghazal is derived from the Arabic word "gazal". The Ghazal is a poem that consists of rhyming couplets. Each couplet of the Ghazal is called Sher or Bayt. Normally every Ghazal have twelve couplets or Sher.
The first Sher of Ghazal is called Matlaa and the last Sher of Ghazal is called Maqtaa/maktaa.
Famous Ghazal Writers :
Mirza Ghalib Gulzar Javed Akhtar Sahir Ludhianvi Rahat Indori Ahmad Faraz Majrooh Sultaa…