When we talk about Hindi literature and theatre, we just can’t ignore the name of Bharatendu Harishchandra. Born on 9 September 1850, he was a renowned poet and writer of his time. In fact, it would be no wrong to say that he is still one of the greatest Hindi writers of modern India.
Mahesh thought he had broken the language barrier, but college was tough. “Some of the foreign-educated professors spoke with a heavy accent. For the longest time, I didn’t know what ‘yeah’ means,” Mahesh laughs. He found a mentor in one of his professors, who came from a similar background, which instilled confidence. Over five years, […]
Zaid Vilatra, 20, arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has filed a petition before Bombay high court against the September 9 special court order sending him to judicial custody. He has sought orders for bail from the HC. On September 11, the special NDPS court rejected his bail plea along with those of actor Rhea […]
A writer and conservationist also voiced her ordeal on Twitter against Akbar. Describing her account she writes, “He was this brilliant, flamboyant editor who dabbled in politics, who called me — my first job — to his hotel room to ‘discuss work’ after I put the edition to bed — read midnight — and made […]