Ghalib comic 2
Comics

Har ek baat pe kehte ho tum ki Tu kya hai- Mirza Ghalib’s absurd encounter

Ghalib is caught between some unusual and unpleasant conversations. Wherever he tries to share his opinion with anyone, he gets asked things that he find absurd. This peculiar scenario has been haunting him everywhere in his day to day life, even on social media. But rather deals with such ridicule with wisdom and manages to come up with a befitting reply. Soon after, he is wounded (physically and mentally) in a public lynching incident. He tried his best to put sense into the mob but to no avail. He feels…

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Me Too
Comics

Chacha Ghalib in Delhi: A comic series

Imagine if Mirza Ghalib came back into this world today. How would he deal with the massively evolved and advanced “Dilli” of his own? How would he understand the millennial lingo? This comic series explores all this and more. We started with a special comic series on our social media platforms called “Chacha Ghalib in Delhi” that has been winning the hearts of people. Read through this post to get a glimpse of all his adventures. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for more updates on this. Illustration by…

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Manto and Ismat Chughtai
Urdu Literature

Saadat Hasan Manto and Ismat Chughtai: A Tale of Friendship

  Any celebration of friendship would become bootless without the mention of the unrivaled friendship between Saadat Hassan Manto and Ismat Chughtai.  Ismat was always encouraging of Manto’s work and Manto often teasingly took a jibe at Ismat as any friend would.  Their friendship demonstrates a unique diversion from the strong competition that is usually present between two contemporary writers. They strived together through the grave and unfortunate criticism attracted by their realistic short stories. Manto and Ismat’s relationship of friendship was so apparent that once a gentleman from Hyderabad wrote…

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