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Sahir Ludhianvi


Explained: In poll-bound Punjab, an unusual political slugfest involving Atal Bihari Vajpayee & Sahir Ludhianvi

October 20, 2021 12:53 pm

A high-rise residential project in Ludhiana, first called 'Atal Apartments' but now changed to 'Sahir Ludhianvi Apartments', has stoked up an unusual political battle in poll-bound Punjab.

On Sahir Ludhianvi's 100th birth anniversary, remembering his timeless, passionate lyrics

March 08, 2021 10:57 am

Born as Abdul Hayee, he is said to have taken the pen name of Sahir after chancing upon the word while reading Iqbal's poems. Sahir, an Urdu word, means enchanting, or someone who can work a spell on you with his magic. Now isn't that perfectly fitting?

100 years of Sahir Ludhianvi: Not a pal do pal ka shayar

March 08, 2021 3:31 am

‘Beyond the magic of his romantic and patriotic poetry and lyrics, what people often forget is what he wrote about an ideal society’

Sahir Ludhianvi’s legacy comes alive at alma mater with ‘Wo Afsaana...’

March 05, 2020 10:58 pm

As the poetic play, portraying Sahir's relationship with Amrita Pritam was performed at Sahir Auditorium, the alumni met their 'ousted' college mate once again.

‘Sahir’s poetry is a beacon of hope’

October 25, 2019 12:08 am

On his 39th death anniversary today, a new book explores the enduring legacy of Sahir Ludhianvi

Film industry does not believe in preserving own heritage: Filmmaker who found Sahir's nazms in scrap

September 11, 2019 8:56 am

Sahir Ludhianvi’s writings — nazms, letters, photographs — were recently found at a junk shop amid a dump of magazines and newspapers in Mumbai’s Juhu.

Sahir Ludhianvi's priceless handwritten notes, poems found at scrap shop

September 09, 2019 1:30 pm

Mumbai-based Film Heritage Foundation, a not-for-profit NGO, found these items recently amid a dump of newspapers and magazines at the scrap shop in Juhu and now plans to preserve and exhibit "the archives".

The intriguing love story of Amrita Pritam and Sahir Ludhianvi

September 01, 2019 1:43 pm

Amrita Pritam knew that Sahir had a commitment phobia and his love for her was not as intense. She wrote to him, "Maine toot ke pyaar kiya tum se/Kya tumne bhi utna kiya mujh se? (I loved you wholeheartedly/ Did you also love me that much?)".

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's next on Sahir Ludhianvi

January 15, 2016 4:21 pm

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is all set to commence work his next project based on noted poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi.

It’s all Sahir Ludhianvi as SCD prepares for centennial celebrations

January 16, 2015 12:10 am

Sahir is synonymous with the college, as he has brought Ludhiana on the map with his timeless poetry.