ADAB: A Festival of Urdu Literature

Event Date: 
1 April 2017 - 4:00pm


 with Mr. H.  Parkar

commencing 1st April 2017


4 Saturdays in April, 4.00 pm - 5.30 pm. 


Whether you already love Urdu writing or simply want to be exposed to it, come and enjoy the mellifluous sounds of Urdu as Mr. H. Parkar introduces and discusses some literary gems.


I.       Ghalib:  Selected compositions by the pre-eminent voice in Urdu poetry. 

II.      Modern poets: The popular favourites -- Sahir Ludhianvi, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, and Ahmed Faraz.

III.     Women poets: They dared to break away from tradition -- Parveen Shakir, Kishwar Naheed and Ada Jafri.

IV.     Short Fiction: Readings from Intizar Hussain, Rajinder Singh Bedi,  Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, Krishan Chander and Manto.


Dates:         1, 8, 15 and 22 April (four Saturdays)

Time:          4.00 pm - 5.30 pm

Fees:          Rs. 1500/-   


Last date for registration - 30th March 2017


Venue: Somaiya Centre for Lifelong Learning. Somaiya Bhavan, 2nd Floor (Above Kitab Khana), MG Road, Fort.

Call : 7045932204  or Email:

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