Musharraf Ali Farooqi

COLUMN: LOVERS' UNION IN DEATH

COLUMN: LOVERS' UNION IN DEATH

The repetition of the theme over centuries reveals it to be a major preoccupation of our literature. Published 08 Jan, 2023 07:42am
COLUMN: CURE BY QISSA

COLUMN: CURE BY QISSA

Our society has always known the power of stories, and employed them in various roles from education, to propaganda,... Published 04 Dec, 2022 06:46am
COLUMN: GHOSTS OF HISTORY

COLUMN: GHOSTS OF HISTORY

This is a qissa of three ghosts, a history they wrote together, and another history or fiction yet to be fully written, which... Published 06 Nov, 2022 07:08am
COLUMN: LOVE’S POISON

COLUMN: LOVE’S POISON

In an example of prudishness forcing critical insight, literary critic Farman Fatehpuri makes an interesting point in Urdu Ki... Published 02 Oct, 2022 06:49am
COLUMN: THE KUTNI IN LITERATURE

COLUMN: THE KUTNI IN LITERATURE

Among the many curious and fantastic characters encountered in the world of classical Urdu literature, the kutni... Published 04 Sep, 2022 10:54am

To read is to write

SOME of the most invaluable learning experiences in any creative activity are the doubting and reflection we undergo... Published 24 Feb, 2014 07:59am

A composite education

MANY years ago, at a gathering of friends, I met a well-known Urdu writer. At some point during the conversation, he... Published 10 Feb, 2014 07:00am