Ali Sikandar or Jigar Moradabadi (1890–1960) (Urdu: جگر مراد آبادی), born "Ali Sikandar" is famous Urdu ghazal writer. He took on the takhallus (nom de plume) of Jigar.
He belonged to the classical school of ghazal writing and was a mentor of Majrooh Sultanpuri, a famous lyricist of Indian Film Industry who penned many popular songs in Hindi/Urdu.
His ghazals remain very popular with lovers of Urdu poetry. Many remark that the era of classical Urdu poetry ended with Jigar. Jigar won the 1958 Sahitya Akademi Award in Urdu for his poetry collection Atish-i-Gul.
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