Friday, December 31, 2010

Faiz Ahmed Faiz Centenary Year Celebrations

Faiz Ahmed Faiz the iconic romantic-revolutionary Urdu poet (1911-1984) was arguably the most popular poet produced by the Indian subcontinent in the twentieth century. 2011 marks the hundredth anniversary of his birth.

On the 1st of January we present our own tribute to Faiz-his life, works and beliefs- as a conversation between Danish and Mahmood. The conversation will largely draw on his own writings and poems.

Approximately at around 5.30 as part of SAHMAT's ( annual gathering on the 1st of January-at V.P. HOUSE LAWNS, Rafi Marg, New Delhi.

Rakht-e Dil Baandh lo Dil-figaron chalo
Phir Hamin Qatl Ho aayen Yaaron Chalo

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