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Celebrating the simple joys of stationery in the era of the voice note
In this age of the virtual keypad and voice notes, it helps to have a favourite pen or pencil(Parth Garg)
In this age of the virtual keypad and voice notes, it helps to have a favourite pen or pencil(Parth Garg)
Published on Dec 13, 2020 07:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRehana Munir

Roundabout: Pyaasa revisited on Sahir Ludhianvi’s death anniversary in his Centenary year

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
A still from Pyaasa with Guru Dutt and Waheeda Rehman.(Sourced)
A still from Pyaasa with Guru Dutt and Waheeda Rehman.(Sourced)
Published on Oct 24, 2020 10:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNirupama Dutt

Random Forays: Philosophical ruminations on a monsoon afternoon

When the monsoon rains pelt down uninhibitedly, though they’ve been relatively sparse this year, the mind tends to become philosophical
Rain does not just cool the parched earth, it stills the mind too.(Shutterstock)
Rain does not just cool the parched earth, it stills the mind too.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 18, 2020 11:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVivek Atray

Review: Sahir – A Literary Portrait by Surinder Deol

This volume of translations of Sahir Ludhianvi’s poems, nazms, ghazals and bhajans is a tribute to the lyricist-poet’s genius
A lyrical conversation: Sahir Ludhianvi and Shakeel Badayuni.(HT Photo)
A lyrical conversation: Sahir Ludhianvi and Shakeel Badayuni.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 25, 2020 03:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySudhirendar Sharma

News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 PM: COVID-19 epicentre Wuhan out of ‘dark moment’, experts say and all the latest news at this hour

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you at 5 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Medical personnel attend to a patient in critical condition at a hospital designated for coronavirus patients in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province.(AP)
Medical personnel attend to a patient in critical condition at a hospital designated for coronavirus patients in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province.(AP)
Updated on Mar 08, 2020 05:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

On Sahir Ludhianvi’s 99th birth anniversary, here’s a list of some of his most loved songs

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.
Sahir Ludhianvi was among the most celebrated poet-lyricist to have worked in Bollywood.(YouTube)
Sahir Ludhianvi was among the most celebrated poet-lyricist to have worked in Bollywood.(YouTube)
Updated on Mar 08, 2020 02:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Sahir Ludhianvi death anniversary: Top 10 Bollywood songs penned down by the rebel poet

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.
Sahir Ludhianvi died 39 years ago on October 25, 1980.
Sahir Ludhianvi died 39 years ago on October 25, 1980.
Published on Oct 25, 2019 04:58 PM IST
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Book extract: Time hasn’t diminished Sahir Ludhianvi’s appeal

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.
What is that unstoppable magic that draws us time and again to Sahir’s poems and melodies?(PTI)
What is that unstoppable magic that draws us time and again to Sahir’s poems and melodies?(PTI)
Updated on Oct 25, 2019 04:28 PM IST
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Malavika’s Column: Autographs, Lost and Found

Akhtar, who was called Jadoo at home, being precociously interested in reading and writing, was a consummate autograph collector.
Javed Akhtar(HT File)
Javed Akhtar(HT File)
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 01:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMalavika Sangghvi

Sahir Ludhianvi’s handwritten notes, poems found at Mumbai scrap shop

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.
A Mumbai-based NGO bought the collection for just <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3,000. It now plans to preserve and exhibit it.(PTI)
A Mumbai-based NGO bought the collection for just 3,000. It now plans to preserve and exhibit it.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 12:49 AM IST
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Javed Akhtar says no one knows Sahir Ludhianvi better than him; he should write the biopic

Writer Javed Akhtar has said that he is better equipped than anyone else to write a biopic of Sahir Ludhianvi.
Poet, lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar at the launch of Sonal Sonkavde's book So What in Mumbai.(IANS)
Poet, lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar at the launch of Sonal Sonkavde's book So What in Mumbai.(IANS)
Updated on Jul 24, 2019 02:30 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent

Aishwarya Rai’s rep responds to rumours of actor’s pregnancy after pic from Goa holiday goes viral

Aishwarya Rai’s recent picture from her holiday in Goa has gone viral and fans are wondering if she looks pregnant in it.
Actor Abhishek Bachchan and his wife and actor Aishwarya Rai and their daughter Aaradhya.(REUTERS)
Actor Abhishek Bachchan and his wife and actor Aishwarya Rai and their daughter Aaradhya.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 24, 2019 04:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Sahir Ludhianvi-Amrita Pritam love story: One that played out through letters, silences and pain

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.
Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam love story is one that deserves an epic narration on the big screen.(HT Photo)
Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam love story is one that deserves an epic narration on the big screen.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 05:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNivedita Mishra

Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan to star in Sahir Ludhianvi biopic?

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.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with husband-actor Abhishek Bachchan.(PTI)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with husband-actor Abhishek Bachchan.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 04, 2019 04:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Roundabout: Legend of Sahir Ludhianvi, lore of Pyaasa

One grew up listening to the songs he penned, truly songs of hope: Yeh subha kabhi to aayegi (It will be morning again).
A rare photograph of Sahir Ludhianvi from the Sajjad Zaheer estate.
A rare photograph of Sahir Ludhianvi from the Sajjad Zaheer estate.
Updated on Oct 28, 2018 08:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNirupama Dutt

‘See you again’: Kasauli lit fest draws to a close on a poetic note

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.
Actress Divya Dutta on the last day of the Khushwant Singh Literature Festival in Kasauli on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Actress Divya Dutta on the last day of the Khushwant Singh Literature Festival in Kasauli on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 15, 2018 05:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kasauli | ByAishwarya Khosla and Sumeda

Remembering Amrita Pritam on the poet’s 99th birth anniversary

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).
‘Pinjar’ (The Cage, written in 1950) was Amrita Pritam’s most famous novel. It was adapted into a movie in 2003.(HT File)
‘Pinjar’ (The Cage, written in 1950) was Amrita Pritam’s most famous novel. It was adapted into a movie in 2003.(HT File)
Updated on Aug 31, 2018 08:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByKabir Bhandari

Ludhiana college named after alumnus strikes a nostalgic note

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.
Noted lyricist and poet Sahir Ludhianvi began his affair with the pen at Satish Chander Dhawan Government College, Ludhiana.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Noted lyricist and poet Sahir Ludhianvi began his affair with the pen at Satish Chander Dhawan Government College, Ludhiana.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Published on Jun 04, 2018 11:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent

Gender Benders: A few of India’s first women achievers

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
A 1969 photo of India’s first and as yet only, woman Prime Minister, India Gandhi.(N Thyagarajan/HT File Photo)
A 1969 photo of India’s first and as yet only, woman Prime Minister, India Gandhi.(N Thyagarajan/HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 07, 2018 08:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondents
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