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Mahmud Gami

Born in 1765 / Died in 1855 / India / Hindi

Mahmud Gami poet from India was born in 1765, had 90 years and died in 1855. Poems were written mainly in Hindi language. Dominant movement is other.


Mahmud Gami (????? ????) introduced in Kashmiri the Persian forms of the masnavi and ghazal. He was born at Dooru shahabad, a historical town in south kashmir. He is noted for his work Yusuf Zulaikha, a poem which is a major contribution to Kashmiri literature. It is the first and the most popular masnavi in Kashmiri. It comprises 700 verses and has also been rendered into the German by the 19th century European scholar Fredrich Burkhard. ..