Urdu Poetry

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On Holi, here's a look at how Urdu poet Nazeer Banarasi wove the festival of colours into his verses
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On Holi, here's a look at how Urdu poet Nazeer Banarasi wove the festival of colours into his verses

Nazeer Banarasi was one of the many Muslim Urdu poets from the 20th century who celebrated Indian festivals like Holi | #FirstCulture

International Women's Day 2018: Years before #MeToo, Urdu feminist poet Kishwar Naheed spoke about oppression
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International Women's Day 2018: Years before #MeToo, Urdu feminist poet Kishwar Naheed spoke about oppression

We often look to the West when we think of feminist thinkers and writers, but Kishwar Naheed's work shows that writers from the subcontinent, too, were challenging the patriarchy | #FirstCulture

Diwali through the words of Nazeer Akbarabadi: Reminder that it's a festival of lights and colour, not a religious affair
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Diwali through the words of Nazeer Akbarabadi: Reminder that it's a festival of lights and colour, not a religious affair

Urdu poet Nazeer Akbarabadi wrote over a dozen poems on Diwali, with more couplets distributed over a range of poems. In these, he had written about toys and sweets and lights and colour forming an important part of the festivities

The hell-pit that is caste
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The hell-pit that is caste

In this 11th edition of Bards of Resistance, meet Urdu poet Jayant Parmar from Ahmedabad

Irrfan Khan to play Urdu poetry aficionado in Ronnie Screwvala's next production
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Irrfan Khan to play Urdu poetry aficionado in Ronnie Screwvala's next production

Irrfan Khan will essay the character of a conservative yet quirky, simple and opinionated lover of Urdu poetry.

Urdu literary icons get a visual makeover with Shiraz Husain's Khwaab Tanha Collective
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Urdu literary icons get a visual makeover with Shiraz Husain's Khwaab Tanha Collective

Shiraz Husain presents literary greats in a way you've never seen before, on his Facebook page — Khwaab Tanha Collective

Feminism is not about shutting things down. It's about claiming your pleasure: Geeta Patel
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Feminism is not about shutting things down. It's about claiming your pleasure: Geeta Patel

Geeta Patel, author of Risky Bodies & Techno-intimacy, talks to us about feminism, colonialism and how not to be a 'dunda-bearer' of any kind.

Pran doing fine, will be home by Wednesday: Amitabh Bachchan
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Pran doing fine, will be home by Wednesday: Amitabh Bachchan

Veteran actor Pran, who is admitted to Lilavati Hospital, is recovering well and is ready to go back home soon, says megastar Amitabh Bachchan who enjoyed working with him in Hindi films.