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AfsanaBadosh ep 6: Listen to Salam Bin Razzaq's 'Kamdhenu' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam
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AfsanaBadosh ep 6: Listen to Salam Bin Razzaq's 'Kamdhenu' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam

AfsanaBadosh, presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam, celebrates the spirit of storytelling through narrations of the greatest Hindi and Urdu stories. This is Episode 6 — Salam Bin Razzaq's 'Kamdhenu', as performed by KC Shankar.

AfsanaBadosh ep 5: Listen to Krishan Chander's 'Jamun Ka Ped' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam
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AfsanaBadosh ep 5: Listen to Krishan Chander's 'Jamun Ka Ped' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam

AfsanaBadosh, presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam, celebrates the spirit of storytelling through narrations of the greatest Hindi and Urdu stories. This is Episode 5 — Krishan Chander's 'Jamun Ka Ped', performed by Shashwita Sharma.

AfsanaBadosh ep 4: Listen to Manto's 'Mera Naam Radha Hai' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam
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AfsanaBadosh ep 4: Listen to Manto's 'Mera Naam Radha Hai' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam

AfsanaBadosh, presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam, celebrates the spirit of storytelling through narrations of the greatest Hindi and Urdu stories. This is Episode 4 — Saadat Hasan Manto's 'Mera Naam Radha Hai', as performed by KC Shankar.

The Friday List: From a discussion on the legacy of Astad Deboo to a Sherlock Holmes parody, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a discussion on the legacy of Astad Deboo to a Sherlock Holmes parody, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam present AfsanaBadosh: Listen to stories by masters of Hindi, Urdu fiction
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Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam present AfsanaBadosh: Listen to stories by masters of Hindi, Urdu fiction

AfsanaBadosh episodes 1-3 feature the works of Premchand, Rajinder Singh Bedi and Mannu Bhandari.

AfsanaBadosh ep 2: Listen to Premchand's 'Sawa Ser Gehun' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam
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AfsanaBadosh ep 2: Listen to Premchand's 'Sawa Ser Gehun' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam

AfsanaBadosh, presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam, celebrates the spirit of storytelling through narrations of the greatest Hindi and Urdu stories. This is Episode 2 — Premchand's 'Sawa Ser Gehun', as performed by Vicky Ahuja.

AfsanaBadosh ep 1: Listen to Rajinder Singh Bedi's 'Quarantine' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam
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AfsanaBadosh ep 1: Listen to Rajinder Singh Bedi's 'Quarantine' | Presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam

AfsanaBadosh, presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam, celebrates the spirit of storytelling through narrations of the greatest Hindi and Urdu stories. This is Episode 1 — Rajinder Singh Bedi's 'Quarantine', as performed by KC Shankar.

Apne Desh Ke Log: Jashn-E-Qalam's KC Shankar on how he dramatised Kamleshwar's timeless story
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Apne Desh Ke Log: Jashn-E-Qalam's KC Shankar on how he dramatised Kamleshwar's timeless story

Despite its inherent political urgency, Apne Desh Ke Log is one of Kamleshwar's lesser-known stories.

The Friday List: From Jashn-e-Qalam's tribute to Ismat Chughtai to Netflix's Class of '83, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From Jashn-e-Qalam's tribute to Ismat Chughtai to Netflix's Class of '83, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam present: An enactment of Kamleshwar's Apne Desh Ke Log
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Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam present: An enactment of Kamleshwar's Apne Desh Ke Log

On India's 73rd Independence Day, Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam present a story about a State that wants to create "smart", "model" citizens by modifying that which it perceives is wrong or faulty with them.

Jashn-e-Qalam brings Hindi writers to the forefront through storytelling
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Jashn-e-Qalam brings Hindi writers to the forefront through storytelling

“The beauty of storytelling is that you are not restricted by space," says KC Shankar, founder of Jashn-e-Qalam.