Urdu Poetry

‘Shanti Ki Afwayen’ – a collection of Hindi poems launched in Delhi

‘Shanti Ki Afwayen’ – a collection of Hindi poems launched in Delhi

May 22, 2017

A Hindi book of poems titled Shanti Ki Afwayen written by Dnyaneshwar Mulay, a senior Indian diplomat, author and columnist, was released at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendre, New Delhi. M J Akbar, an eminent journalist and a senior politician was the chief guest of the function while Kire...

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Tales of Urdu

Tales of Urdu

February 14, 2017

It’s the story of an Indian language that evolved with the waves of culture and time, and the storytelling forms that never fail to garner applause and love. Urdu, as we all know it, is richer than we think it is.

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Urdu in the 21st Century

Urdu in the 21st Century

February 15, 2016

While classic poets such as Mir Taqi Mir and Mirza Ghalib of the 17th and 18th century set a benchmark, even in the modern world, Urdu, one of the principal languages of India, is alive and thriving with rich poetry, theatre, qawwali and mushaira.   Every word that Gulzar, a...

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