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Mirza Ghalib

Name

Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan 

Born

 27 December, 1797

Kala Mahal, Agra

 

 

Death

15 February 1869

Gali Qasim Jan, Ballimaran, Shajahanabad

Pen names

Ghalib, Asad

Honorific titles

Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula, Mirza Nosha

Period

Mughal era and British India

Languages

Urdu and Persian

Genres

Ghazal, Qasida, Rubai, Qat'aa, Letters, Prose

Students

Bahadur Shah Zafar II, Prince Fakhr-ud Din Mirza, Altaf Hussain Hali 

Burial site

Hazrat Nizamuddin, near the tomb of Nizamuddin Auliya

Institutions

Ghalib ki Haveli, Ghalib Academy, Ghalib Museum, Ghalib Study Centre

Films and TV series

Mirza Ghalib (1954) directed by Sohrab Modi; Mirza Ghalib (1961) directed by M.M. Billoo Mehra

TV series: Mirza Ghalib (1988) written and produced by Gulzar

Documentary: Mirza Ghalib (1971-72) directed by Khaliq Ibrahim

Theatre productions

Ghalib ke Khat by Dr. M.Sayeed Alam, Ghalib Kaun Tha by Sheila Bhatia, Qaid-e-Hayat by Surendra Verma, Main Gaya Waqt Nahin Hoon by Danish Iqbal, Ghalib in New Delhi by Dr. M.Sayeed Alam