Articles By Rekhta

Holi ki shaam hi to sehar hai Basant ki

Colours! Dance!! Music!!! Festivity!!!
All these sum up Holi in our popular imagination.
But Holi is more—much more—than fun and frolic, fete and fiesta.

Ghalib: More Than a Poet

He remains unparalleled for his intellectual curiosity, as also for his wit and humour. We bring you some lateefas (jokes) that will bring a smile to your lips. But they will also make you sad.

Saqi and Alvi

Two major voices of modern Urdu poetry would never be heard again.

Yusufi: The Master of Humour & Satire

“Koi umr puchhta hai toh phone number dekar baton mein laga leta hu”