Ismat Chughtai

  • Ravi Subramaniam wins his third Crossword Book award in popular category 09-12-2013 04:06 PM

    Mumbai: Crossword, the leading bookstore chain, presented the 12th edition of its popular books award with Ravi Subramaniam, called by the Wall Street Journal as John Grisham of banking, bagging a hat-trick under the popular category. The 12th edition - Crossword Book Award 2013 - saw an impressive response from...
  • Fully restored 'Garm Hava' to be screened at IFFI 19-11-2012 05:10 PM

    New Delhi: Film buffs have a good reason to celebrate Partition-themed 'Garm Hava', considered a milestone in Indian cinema, has been fully restored and will be screened at the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. The 1973 Hindi-Urdu classic, directed by M S Sathyu, based on an...
  • In memorium: Hajira Masroor

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    A long time ago, there was a Muslim middle class in India. With one or both parents educated and the father employed in government service,...

  • Literary voyeurism in the writings of Ismat and Manto

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    The two enfant terribles of Urdu literature - Ismat Chughtai and Saadat Hasan Manto - delighted in being provocative, outrageous, even blasphemous; both were tried...