Monday, March 8, 2010

Legends of Urdu poetry enthrall audience

The Shankar Shad Mushaira, a highly thought part of the Indo-Pak tradition to commemorate the memory of Late Sir Shankar Lall ‘Shankar’ and Late Lala  Murli Dhar ‘Shad’ took place on Saturday, March 6, at its customary venue Modern School, Barakhamba Road, Delhi. The famous Indo-Pak Shankar-Shad Mushaira brought back memories of the Mushairas of the past. The poets and guests from Pakistan and other countries have participated in the event.

The Annual Shankar Shad Mushaira is a legacy of the Late Sir Shri Ram, founder of the DCM Conglomerate, who is known for its contribution to the social, educational and cultural life of New Delhi. Although, Bazm-e-Mushaira is forty six years old, it is undoubtedly the biggest completely free fiesta of Urdu Poetry in India. It gives an opportunity to the connoisseur of Urdu Poetry to listen the living legends from different origins of culture.

“Shankar Shad Mushaira is a celebration of the acquaintance between Indo-Pak Poets. Having established itself as India’s leading Mushaira, maintains its charm as a colourful fiesta with varied performance It is an enticing platform which provides an opportunity to meet people and further enhances the understanding of different cultures”, said Mr Madhav Shriram, Chairman, Mushaira Organising Committee.

Full report here  Mynews

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