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A Musical Hamlet!! (Haider - Music Review)

After turning Macbeth into Maqbool, Othello into Omkara, now it’s time for Vishal Bharadwaj to create his own Hamlet-turned-Haider. Many of us have read Hamlet and know the story but still it will surely be a treat to watch it being captured in Bharadwaj’s camera. 1,080 more words

Gulzar Deenvi

Did you know that Urdu poet Gulzar started off his career with the pen name “Gulzar Deenvi” ? 

Gulzar was born Sampooran Singh Kalra in a Kalra Arora  family, to Makhan Singh Kalra and Sujan Kaur, in Dina, Jhelum District, British India (now in Pakistan). 24 more words

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iss mod se jaate hain

aandhi ki tarah ud kar ek raah guzarti hai
sharmaati hui koi, qadmon se utarti hai
in reshmi raahon mein ek raah to wo hogi… 14 more words


Habu Ki Aag And Other Stories by Gulzar: A review

Thirty-third book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

This one I got from Utkarsha Kotian. It’s a really rare book, but Utkarsha is my go-to person for rare books. 311 more words

130 Challenge

Gulzar's Mehfil - Synopsis

Gulzar’s name is synonymous with Urdu poetry and prose in India and hence at Mehfil@Prithvi, we decided to have an entire evening dedicated to Gulzar. August also happens to be his birth month so it would be a perfect homage to our laureate. 307 more words

Urdu Mehfils

Film of the Week: ANGOOR (1982)

  • Veda Handa (Cinema Club)

Director: Gulzar
Starring: Sanjeev Kumar, Deven Verma, Moushmi Chatterjee, Deepti Naval, Aruna Irani, T.P. Jain
Year: 1982
Language: Hindi
Run time: 141 minutes… 360 more words

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DD's Kitaabnama completes fifty shows

Prasar Bharti has issued a statement to announce that Kitaabnama: Books and Beyond, India’s only multilingual book show, has completed fifty episodes as on the 30th and 31st of August, 2014. 411 more words

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