Watch: Dastangoi Collective's performance marking centenary of Jallianwalla Bagh massacre, in solidarity with Shaheen Bagh
Dastangoi Collective's Dastan-e-Jallian draws from various writings across genres — protest poetry in Urdu and Punjabi (some of which were earlier banned); writings of Saadat Hasan Manto and Krishan Chander; speeches of Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Rabindranath Tagore, and official reports such as the Hunter Commission report.
Ghalib Awards 2019: Professor Syeda Bilquees Fatima Husaini bags prize for her scholarship in Persian literature
A doctorate in the language, Husaini was the 2018 recipient of the President's Certificate of Honour for her study of Persian language and literature.
Dastangoi meets Gujarati literature in a new theatrical form that emphasises 'ras', challenges actors
Using the dastangoi format allows Gujarati thespians to explore those emotions — such as sorrow and anger — which cannot often be found in Gujarati theatre. Through it, they hope to raise awareness about lesser-known parts of the literary canon
Jawad and Mazhar Khan and Danish Hussain's Dastangoi, the art of storytelling in Urdu at the MTV India Music Summit is a tribute to the legendary maestro Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan
Danish Husain went from being in publishing and banking to learning theatre and the art of Dastangoi, as well as setting up the The Hoshruba Repertory
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