Kaatil Ka Geet

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Author: M G Vassanji
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9351188302
Size: 47.64 MB
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Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 299
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Karsan Dargawalla has always known that he will succeed his father as guardian of a Sufi shrine and an earthly avatar of the thirteenth-century mystic, Pir Bawa—but all he desires is to be “ordinary,” and play first-class cricket. When he goes away to study in the United States, he discovers an exhilarating freedom and rejects his inheritance; his life experiences however ultimately draw him back to his spiritual heritage. He returns to India to find a communally torn Gujarat, a despoiled shrine, and a fugitive brother. With its grand historical sweep and intense personal drama, this superbly crafted novel tells a powerful story of one man’s struggle to balance life and faith. Note: This book is in the Hindi language and has been made available for the Kindle, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPhone and iPad, and for iOS, Windows Phone and Android devices.

Encyclopedia Of Indian Cinema

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Author: Ashish Rajadhyaksha
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135943184
Size: 69.58 MB
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Category : Reference
Languages : en
Pages : 658
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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Conquest And Community

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Author: Shahid Amin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022637274X
Size: 77.96 MB
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Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 240
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Few topics in South Asian history are as contentious as that of the Turkic conquest of the Indian subcontinent that began in the twelfth century and led to a long period of Muslim rule. How is a historian supposed to write honestly about the bloody history of the conquest without falling into communitarian traps? Conquest and Community is Shahid Amin's answer. Covering more than eight hundred years of history, the book centers on the enduringly popular saint Ghazi Miyan, a youthful soldier of Islam whose shrines are found all over India. Amin details the warrior saint’s legendary exploits, then tracks the many ways he has been commemorated in the centuries since. The intriguing stories, ballads, and proverbs that grew up around Ghazi Miyan were, Amin shows, a way of domesticating the conquest—recognizing past conflicts and differences but nevertheless bringing diverse groups together into a community of devotees. What seems at first glance to be the story of one mythical figure becomes an allegory for the history of Hindu-Muslim relations over an astonishingly long period of time, and a timely contribution to current political and historical debates.

Bibliotheca Orientalis

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Author: Julius Theodor Zenker
Size: 56.75 MB
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Category : Oriental philology
Languages : fr
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The Indian Listener

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Author: All India Radio (AIR),New Delhi
Publisher: All India Radio (AIR),New Delhi
Size: 10.85 MB
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Category : Antiques & Collectibles
Languages : en
Pages : 98
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The Indian Listener (fortnightly programme journal of AIR in English) published by The Indian State Broadcasting Service,Bombay ,started on 22 december, 1935 and was the successor to the Indian Radio Times in english, which was published beginning in July 16 of 1927. From 22 August ,1937 onwards, it was published by All India Radio,New Delhi.In 1950,it was turned into a weekly journal. Later,The Indian listener became "Akashvani" in January 5, 1958. It was made a fortnightly again on July 1,1983. It used to serve the listener as a bradshaw of broadcasting ,and give listener the useful information in an interesting manner about programmes,who writes them,take part in them and produce them along with photographs of performing artistS. It also contains the information of major changes in the policy and service of the organisation. NAME OF THE JOURNAL: The Indian Listener LANGUAGE OF THE JOURNAL: English DATE,MONTH & YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 22-11-1938 PERIODICITY OF THE JOURNAL: Fortnightly NUMBER OF PAGES: 98 VOLUME NUMBER: Vol. III, No. 23. BROADCAST PROGRAMME SCHEDULE PUBLISHED(PAGE NOS): 1716-1800 ARTICLE: 1. Radio In Schools 2. The Wonders of Wireless AUTHOR: 1. H. R. Bhatia 2. Unknown KEYWORDS: 1. Birla College, Radio School, Radio Talks, Educational Aid 2. Radio Frequency, R.F. Detector, Oscillator Circuit Document ID: INL - 1938 ( J-D) Vol -I (23)

Artistes And Their Films Of Modern Hindi Cinema

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Author: Ram Awatar Agnihotri
Size: 28.94 MB
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Category : Motion picture actors and actresses
Languages : en
Pages : 1024
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A Discography Of Hindustani And Karnatic Music

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Publisher: Greenwood
Size: 47.66 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Music
Languages : en
Pages : 594
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This exhaustive and complete discography of Indian music issued on microgroove discs and cassettes provides information on over 2,700 recordings of classical and semiclassical music of the Indian subcontinent. It covers the period from the early 1950s to the end of 1983 and also contains information on recordings from the early 1930s onward that were originally issued at 78 RPM and have been reissued on microgroove discs. The main text of the discography is divided into five sections: Hindustani Instrumental, Hindustani Vocal, Karnatic Instrumental, Karnatic Vocal, and Anthologies. Artists are listed alphabetically and brief biographical information is provided when possible. The recordings are indexed by Raga and Tala (the melody and the rhythm), thus allowing comparison between different recordings of the same piece. An instrumental index is included as are indexes to several styles of vocal performance.

Behind The Scenes Of Hindi Cinema

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Author: Johan Manschot
Publisher: Kit Pub
Size: 61.71 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 159
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"Behind the Scenes of Hindi Cinema is an insightful journey into the complex worlds of fantasy and reality inhabited by creative artistes. India is a unique country that exists in multiple centuries simultaneously. This book unravels the various mysteries and contradictions embedded in our centuries-old tradition. (...) Using defined sections and relevant case studies, the authors analyse the emotional ingredients that form the essence of India and Indian cinema." (Excerpt from the Foreword by Amitabh Bachchan) Behind the Scenes of Hindi Cinema explores the inner world of Bombay film, the best known of India's movie industries. Many aspects of Hindi cinema are brought to life on the pages of this richly illustrated book - from its beginnings to the present day. The use of songs to advertise movies, the role of censorship, devotion to god and family: these subjects and many more are illuminated. It reveals the symbolism of the divine role models Radha-Krishna and Ram-Sita at the heart of the main protagonists in many films, and the passion of the people working behind the scenes. It examines the changing face of the nation's enemies, the marriage scene, lyricists and playback singers, and it sheds light on Tamil cinema, which rivals the Hindi film industry in output and popularity. The book concludes with an analysis of the mass appeal of Hindi film beyond India's borders and the recent embrace of the much-hyped 'Bollywood' phenomenon in the West.