Birth anniversary of the legendary poet Mirza Ghalib, the last great poet of the Mughal Era, was observed on Wednesday. One of the most popular and influential poets of the Urdu language, Ghalib was born on December 27, 1796 in Agra, India. His pen name was Ghalib while his real name was Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan.
Ghalib wrote a number of ghazals and they are still sung by a number of singers.
He is still extremely popular not just in India and Pakistan but across the globe.
Being one of the most influential poets of Urdu his works inspired many poets after him.