DECCANI HINDI GAVE BIRTH TO URDU

The poet Wali Deccani (1667–1707) visited Delhi in 1700. He is termed “Bava Adam” founding father of Urdu poetry by Maulana

Muhammad Husain Azad wrote in the monumental Aab-e-Hayat (Water of Life). His visit is considered to be of great significance

for Urdu Gazals. His simple and melodious poems in Hindustani, stunned the Persian loving nobles of Delhi and made them aware

of the beauty and capability of “Rekhta” or “Hindawi” an old name for Hindustani as a medium of poetic expression. His visit

thus stimulated the development of Urdu Gazal in the imperial city of Old Delhi.

Hindustani soon gained distinction as the preferred language in courts of South Asia and eventually replaced Persian among

the nobles. To this day retains an important place in literary and cultural spheres. Many distinctly Persian forms of

literature, such as ghazals and nazms, came to both influence and be affected by South Asian culture, producing a distinct

melding of Middle Eastern and South Asian heritages. A famous cross-over writer was Amir Khusro, whose Persian and Urdu

couplets are to this day read in the subcontinent. Persian has sometimes been termed an adopted classical language of the

South Asia alongside Sanskrit due to its role in South Asian tradition.

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