January 29, 2021 5:31 pm
In an interview with indianexpress.com, Farooqi talks about what drew her to Ghalib, the challenges she faced in uncovering a story which is already scarcely known and what she gained in the process.
December 26, 2020 2:00 am
“The tallest figure in the world of Urdu, his death leaves a void that cannot be filled,” said Anis Azmi, theatreperson and former general secretary of the Urdu Academy of Delhi.
September 29, 2019 9:30 am
As many as 300 people from Pune and other cities attended the programme on the first day, which included students, teachers and admirers of Urdu poetry.
September 27, 2018 3:16 am
A road named after Mirza Ghalib at Madanpura in Mumbai — a city he never visited — has often had several people wonder (and believe) if the road was once a ‘pata’ of the legendary poet.
June 10, 2016 7:54 pm
Indian poet-diplomat Abhay K will read his new poems written during his stay and travels in Latin America.
November 01, 2014 2:36 am
The grand old man of Urdu literature, Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, on a new translation of his stories, reinstating the past in the present, and why India can’t afford to forget.
January 10, 2014 2:00 am
From gangster sagas, insider trading to dishing out fitness fundas, Indian celebrities are now expressing themselves through books
January 05, 2014 4:46 am
Writer and director Neeraj Pandey on how Ghalib inspired his debut novel.
August 28, 2012 2:02 am
The year 1969 saw IPTA recreate the last grand mushaira held in the Mughal Court.
August 17, 2012 2:30 am
There are few suitable rehearsal spaces for theatre groups in the city
Anita Hassanandani, Rohit Reddy's best time with son Aaravv in 14 photos