I am Mumbai. Not long ago, I was known as Bombay. Still some call me by my old name because they love me– as one loves a dear one by names more than one.
थर्ड ईयर के इम्तिहान के बाद जब तालिब-ए-इल्म अपनी अपनी कापियाँ देख रहे थे तो फ़ैज़ की कॉपी पर 165 नंबर दर्ज थे। कोई हैरान हुए बग़ैर नहीं रह सका क्योंकि इम्तिहान सिर्फ़ 150 नंबरों का था।
Five couplets of Qateel Shifai on unrequited love
: Various poets in their mesmerizing couplets have frequently encapsulated the emotional states of the one-sided lover. Here are five such couplets of Qateel Shifai, one of the most prominent Urdu poets and lyricists.
Dushyant Shakuntala: An eternal love story yet again; yet again from the Mahabharata
Millions of stories lie alive in our collective memory. Most of them are those of love. Written by Nature and Destiny, this is an eternal story of love at the first sight. Once again this comes from the Mahabharata, the treasure trove of dharma and itihasa.
When Love Got a Human Incarnation: The possible-impossible story of Afzal Panipati
When love got a human incarnation, the incarnation became Afzal Panipati, both literally and metaphorically. The word ‘afzal’ suggests excellence and the lover-poet Afzal exceeded excellence in the way he loved, languished, and found his ultimate resolution.
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