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Street Wise: Ballimaran, once home to Ghalib, shallow waters and bamboo poles

Intrinsically tied to the history of Ballimaran is the story of the Sharif Manzil — a haveli built in the early 18th Century, spread across three acres, and inhabited by Khandan-e-Sharifi or the Hakims of Delhi.

Mirza Ghalib: 9 facts on the poet's life to share with children

Mirza Ghalib is regarded as one of the most famous and influential Urdu and Persian poets. On his birth anniversary, talk to your kids about the great poet and his contributions.

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Urdu shayari and Bob Dylan in courtrooms: When judges turn philosophical

"If you are not present in court and if you just read a judgment, you will feel this person is so cold and doesn’t have emotions. So in some cases to bring you closer to humanity, to create that sense of compassion, it might be a good idea to not just quote a couplet but to quote whatever you fancy,” said Mahmood.

How Naseeruddin Shah, Gulzar and Jagjit Singh brought Mirza Ghalib to life in the 80s

The Doordarshan series Mirza Ghalib played a crucial role in communicating the legendary poet’s ideas and thoughts to creative minds of the present generation.

Mirza Ghalib's 220th birth anniversary: Google Doodle pays tribute to legendary poet

Mirza Ghalib, considered to be one of the most popular and influential poets of the Urdu language, started writing poetry at the age of 11.

'Anti-national' Mirza Ghalib defends himself in new play

"The attempt is not to enact a comedy, but to laugh at ourselves and at ongoing societal trends."

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Watch: When Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella quoted Mirza Ghalib

"Hazaaron khwaishein aisi, ke har khwaish pe dum nikle. Bohot nikle mere armaan, fir bhi kam nikle," Nadella quoted.

Show Stealers

One of India’s longest-running comedies,Ghalib In New Delhi,revolves around Mirza Ghalib’s visit to the Capital in the 21st century.

Show Stealers

One of India’s longest-running comedies,Ghalib In New Delhi,revolves around Mirza Ghalib’s visit to the Capital in the 21st century.

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Forty-eight plays,spread across 48 show nights,will be staged in Delhi,Mumbai and Kolkata.

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Mirza Ghalib's soulful poetry comes alive at this iconic Kolkata street

In central Kolkata's Mirza Ghalib Street, the iconic verses and poems of the great Urdu poet have come alive on mundane electric junction boxes, thanks to an initiative by the CESC.

10 beautiful Mirza Ghalib quotes for all the romantics in 2018

If you love the Urdu language then there is no way you have not chanced upon Mirza Ghalib's poems. Hailed as one of the finest Urdu poets, his poems capture the pathos of love and continue to remain relevant.

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