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
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
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
Irrfan Khan will essay the character of a conservative yet quirky, simple and opinionated lover of Urdu poetry.
Shiraz Husain presents literary greats in a way you've never seen before, on his Facebook page — Khwaab Tanha Collective
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.
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.