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Urdu Writers


Renowned Urdu writer Shamsur Rahman Faruqi passes away

December 25, 2020 3:29 pm

The Twitter handle of Dastangoi Collective confirmed the news and informed that Faruqi breathed his last at his place in Allahabad at 11.20 am

Remembrance Of Things Past

July 28, 2017 12:25 am

Naiyer Masud’s stories record the details of a decaying culture with dignity. A quintessential representative of Awadh culture, he was born in Lucknow, taught in the city and lived there till his death. He is perhaps the only writer to have translated Franz Kafka into Urdu.

Urdu writers asked to declare: My book not against the govt, nation

March 19, 2016 12:59 pm

The form, received by several Urdu writers and editors over the past few months, also asks authors to provide signatures of two witnesses.

Urdu Across the Border

November 20, 2013 5:02 am

The book introduces non-Urdu readers to works by contemporary writers.