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Wajid Ali Shah


We traced the last prince of Awadh

January 25, 2022 10:48 am

Following up on The New York Times article on the imposters who called themselves the descendants of Wajid Ali Shah, we trace the last prince of Awadh and the story of a family that settled in Kolkata after decades on the move.

How an exiled Lucknow nawab left his mark on Kolkata’s Biryani

March 17, 2016 1:53 pm

When the gourmet Wajid Ali Shah arrived in Metiabruz over 150 years ago, he changed the way Kolkata ate its biryani and introduced it to the resala.

The Little Prince Speaks in Urdu

June 29, 2011 3:33 am

After being translated into more than 190 languages,apart from a slew of audio and video adaptations,Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s cherished 1943 novella,Le Petit Prince or The Little Prince,has now got an Urdu makeover.

Remembering the Maestro

January 25, 2011 1:51 am

One of Kirana gharana’s best-known exponents,Joshi breathed his last in Pune.