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Prasoon Joshi: Manto's impact is imprinted on me forever

On Saadat Hasan Manto's 100th birth anniversary, National Award-winning lyricist Prasoon Joshi talks about the writer who he first couldn't fathom and was prohibited from reading and yet went on to......

'Manto's predictions of Pakistan are shockingly accurate'

'Manto is the only writer to grasp what the project of Pakistan would eventually mean,' says Aakar Patel, who has translated a collection of Saadat Hasan Manto's essays in a just-released book Why......

The bookseller with a heart

Aseem Chhabra mourns the passing of the gentle and knowledgeable Mr K D Singh, who owned a quaint bookshop in New Delhi. It was always quiet and warm in there. The narrow aisles made it difficult......

Why do India, Pakistan treat their fishermen like fish?

When a security force finds the vessel of another country within its maritime borders -- with no "objectionable materials apart from a large cache of fish" -- why can't they simply ask the vessel......

'All Pakistan needs is a chance'

One of Pakistan's most acclaimed historians, Ayesha Jalal bemoans the fact that history as an academic discipline has failed to grow in her country, a deficiency that needs to be addressed to spawn......

Why Dedh Ishqiya is an important film

'Dedh Ishqiya does not yell out loud that it has an LGBT plot... The film does not show over-the-top caricatures of gay characters that we saw in films like Dostana and Bol Bachchan,' says Aseem......

Legendary actor Pran passes away at 93

Legendary actor Pran, loved and feared in equal measure by moviegoers for his roles in Bollywood hits like 'Milan', 'Madhumati' and 'Zanjeer', passed away at a suburban hospital in Mumbai on Friday......

After cancellation of plays, Pak artistes return home

A group of artistes from Pakistan headed home today after two plays by its theatre groups at the ongoing Bharat Rang Mahotsav at National School of Drama (NSD) here were cancelled amid the recent......

Aamir to star opposite Kate Winslet?

After conquering Bollywood through performances as diverse as a colonised villager (Lagaan), a dyslexic teacher (Taare Zameen Par) and a man with short-term memory loss (Ghajini), Aamir Khan is......

Umrao Jaan to debut in New York

Mira Nair may currently be away at the London Film Festival, butwill surely be in New York to attend the opening of the Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival on November 1. The gala opening the......

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Q. Rukmini ko kaun samjhaye Ki congress chunav haar gayi hai, vo Kyu Bechari Saadat hasan Manto ki Kahani wali Toba Tek singh bani hui hai ? :-P
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Whizkid
Q. Who is the author of, `Toba Tek Singh'?
Whizkid:  A. Bechari... lagata hai ye sadama bardash nahi kar pai... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-the-author-of-toba-tek-singh/25567522/answers/27440405

Whizkid
Q. a book \"Kitane pakistan was written by A- Saadat hasan manto.....B-Ismat chugtai....C- Kamleshwar....D- Nirmal verma?
Whizkid:  A. C. Kamleshwar more

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Gaurav vyas
Q. HOW MANY OF THEM LOVE TO READ SHORT STORIES???
Gaurav Vyas:  A. hmmm i love to read short stories Mansi.My favorite writers are Khushwant Singh,Moppansa,O henery,Mark Twain,Maxim gorkhy,Anton Chekov,Prem...... more

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Why its trendy to read Manto again

Upar di gur gur di annexe di bedhiyana di moong di daal of di Pakistan and Hindustan of di durr phitey mun This manic monologue mumbled by Bishan... ...

http://hindustantimes.com.feedsportal.com/c/33818/f/608475/s/3ce7c9b1/sc/38/l/0L0Shindustantimes0N0Cbrunch0Cbrunch0Estories0Cwhy0Eit0Es0Etrendy0Eto0Eread0Emanto0Eagain0Carticle10E124450A90Baspx/story01.htm
The life and times of Premchand

Mujeeb Khan (right) during a rehearsal. Photo: Devendra Parab/Mint The concrete basement below a cheap goods market in Andheri, Mumbai, is the... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/dBgHtTMeKvVvXcYesl6LwN/The-life-and-times-of-Premchand.html
Bollywood's soulful connections with Pakistan

The import of Pakistani talents by the Hindi film industry often leads to divisive opinion with one group hailing the influx while another... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/beyond-borders-bollywoods-soulful-connections-with-pakistan/15451171
Manto's witty take on couples' squabbles

Saadat Hasan Manto is known to most of us as the 'serious, brooding' playwright who wrote Partition-time stories like Thanda Gosht and Toba Tek... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/418708/manto039s-witty-take-couples039-squabbles.html
Burnt before reading - Sardarji, Neeli Saadi and Pinjara

If this article was written for the news pages of this paper, then the story would have begun like this: Close on the heels of the Wendy Doniger... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140704/commentary-columnists/article/burnt-reading-sardarji-neeli-saadi-and-pinjara

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