Celebrating the simple joys of stationery in the era of the voice note
Published on Dec 13, 2020 07:50 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Rehana Munir
This 1957 film was inspired by the poetry of Sahir and Guru Dutt wove around it the theme of social injustice and the poignant though unspoken love of the poet and the prostitute, which rises above the prejudices of the class-torn social order
Published on Oct 24, 2020 10:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Nirupama Dutt
When the monsoon rains pelt down uninhibitedly, though they’ve been relatively sparse this year, the mind tends to become philosophical
Published on Jul 18, 2020 11:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |Vivek Atray
This volume of translations of Sahir Ludhianvi’s poems, nazms, ghazals and bhajans is a tribute to the lyricist-poet’s genius
Updated on May 25, 2020 03:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Sudhirendar Sharma
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Updated on Mar 08, 2020 05:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Legendary Bollywood lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi would have turned 99 had he been alive today. On his birthday anniversary, here’s a collection of some of the most memorable and best-loved songs from his Hindi films.
Updated on Mar 08, 2020 02:18 PM IST
Sahir Ludhianvi death anniversary: The poet wrote highly appealing poetry that was deeply romantic, but had strong social, cultural, and political undertones. Here are his 10 best songs used in Hindi films.
Published on Oct 25, 2019 04:58 PM IST
October 25 is the 30th death anniversary of Sahir Ludhianvi. Presented below is an exclusive extract from the book, ‘Sahir - A Literary Portrait’, by Surinder Deol.
Updated on Oct 25, 2019 04:28 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service |Indo Asian News Service
Akhtar, who was called Jadoo at home, being precociously interested in reading and writing, was a consummate autograph collector.
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 01:18 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Malavika Sangghvi
Mumbai-based Film Heritage Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, found these items recently amid a dump of newspapers and magazines at the scrap shop in Juhu, and now it plans to preserve and exhibit the archives.
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 12:49 AM IST
New Delhi | , New DelhiPress Trust of India
Writer Javed Akhtar has said that he is better equipped than anyone else to write a biopic of Sahir Ludhianvi.
Updated on Jul 24, 2019 02:30 PM IST
Asian News International | HT Correspondent
Aishwarya Rai’s recent picture from her holiday in Goa has gone viral and fans are wondering if she looks pregnant in it.
Updated on Mar 24, 2019 04:58 PM IST
Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam love story compassed a universe of love, pain, acceptance, loss, remorse, sensuality and almost everything in between. On Sahir’s birthday, a look at their life together.
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 05:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Nivedita Mishra
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan are rumoured to feature as Amrita Pritam and Sahir Ludhianvi respectively in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next, a biopic on the legendary lyricist.
Updated on Mar 04, 2019 04:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
One grew up listening to the songs he penned, truly songs of hope: Yeh subha kabhi to aayegi (It will be morning again).
Updated on Oct 28, 2018 08:59 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Nirupama Dutt
Hardly, any eye was left dry, when a clip on the poem which, author-journalist Nirupama Dutt, who knew Pritam well, described the poem as one which perhaps garnered as much attention as her ode to Waris Shah.
Updated on Oct 15, 2018 05:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kasauli |Aishwarya Khosla and Sumeda
Amrita moved from Lahore to India during the Partition, although she remained popular in both countries. In 1956, Pritam became the first woman to win the Sahitya Akademi Award for ‘Sunehade’ (Messages).
Updated on Aug 31, 2018 08:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi |Kabir Bhandari
Region’s older schools of learning: From leading space scientist Satish Dhawan to lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi, Satish Chander Dhawan Government College is replete with examples to emulate.
Published on Jun 04, 2018 11:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | HT Correspondent
They challenged male domination in the careers of their choice. Ahead of Women’s Day (March 8), HT looks back at pioneering Indian women who were the first to break the glass ceiling in their fields
Updated on Mar 07, 2018 08:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Correspondents