poetry

Former Bigg Boss contestant Priya Malik's hard-hitting poetry will leave you speechless

Former Bigg Boss contestant Priya Malik's hard-hitting poetry will leave you speechless

Remember the loud-mouth controversial Australian-Indian teacher Priya Malik, who literally sent the entire Bigg Boss house on fire? Well, we cannot forget her for many reasons. First, she was a great speaker and second her mind worked faster than any of others inside the house.

Sep 27, 2017, 15:44 PM IST
Poetry can inspire a country: Javed Akhtar

Poetry can inspire a country: Javed Akhtar

Poet Javed Akhtar today said that the country would be richer today if it seeks inspiration from the universal values embodied in the poetry of Kaifi Azmi.

Aug 19, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Meena Kumari—The solitary reaper

Sometimes the work left behind by stalwarts continues to glitter pathways even after their earthly departure. Meena Kumari, a name that cannot be adorned with mere words is one such actress.

Feb 07, 2015, 16:00 PM IST
Hope to understand poetry through 'Tamasha': Ranbir

Hope to understand poetry through 'Tamasha': Ranbir

 Bollywood's heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor hopes that being in the company of poetry lovers Irshad Kamil and Imtiaz Ali, with whom he is working on in new movie "Tamasha", teaches him a thing or two about the art form.

Feb 07, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Vijay Shesadri says computer-driven poetry is not new

Artificial intelligence can now be programmed to spin out poems but Bangalore-born Pulitzer Prize winning poet Vijay Shesadri says computer-driven poetry isn't a new experiment but originated decades ago.

Jan 22, 2015, 12:18 PM IST

BBV: Sneak peek into Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival (ZJLF) 2015 will begin on Wednesday, January 21. The ZJLF is being held on the same dates as the Zee Cine-Lit Festival (ZCLF) from January 21-25.

Jan 21, 2015, 00:08 AM IST

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 begins Wednesday

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival (ZJLF) will begin on Wednesday, January 21. The ZJLF is being held on the same dates as the Zee Cine-Lit Festival (ZCLF) from January 21-25.

Jan 20, 2015, 14:01 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan shares his unseen poetry!

Amitabh Bachchan shares his unseen poetry!

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has a gift of gab, and that we all know. But the actor is well-versed in writing poetry too, not many are aware about it. The thespian took to micro-blogging aite Twitter and shared his poetic side with the fans and followers.

Dec 27, 2014, 09:44 AM IST

PM Modi inaugurates five-day cultural festival 'Sanskriti'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated a five-day cultural festival 'Sanskriti', which will highlight the rich cultural heritage of India through performances such as music, dance, drama, poetry, screenings of films on cultural themes, exhibitions of art and literary works here.

Dec 25, 2014, 22:15 PM IST

The journey of the great orator, Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Union government announced the prestigious Bharat Ratna for former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Let's see his journey from a life in Gwalior to the 10th Prime minister of India.

Dec 25, 2014, 00:34 AM IST

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A man of impeccable words!

Union government on Wednesday announced the prestigious Bharat Ratna for former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. But the master orator is now silent by a stroke in 2009.

Dec 25, 2014, 00:12 AM IST

Adil Jussawalla wins Sahitya Akademi Award 2014

Poet and critic Adil Jussawall's "Trying to Say Goodbye" is among eight books of poetry conferred the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award 2014, it was announced here Friday.

Dec 19, 2014, 19:36 PM IST

Pak-born poet awarded Britain's Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry

 Pakistan-born British poet Imtiaz Dharker, whose works include 'The Terrorist at my Table' and 'Over the Moon', has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in recognition of her lifetime's contribution to poetry.

Dec 18, 2014, 18:13 PM IST
Will never go back to politics: Amitabh Bachchan

Will never go back to politics: Amitabh Bachchan

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says entering politics was a mistake, and he will never again repeat the mistake.

Dec 14, 2014, 12:59 PM IST

Bhagwad Gita shlokas turned into poetry

Meet Sanskrit scholar Dr Mohammad Hanif Khan Shastri who has turned the Bhagwad Gita shlokas into an endearing poetry.

Dec 08, 2014, 12:54 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan pays tribute to father on his 107th birth anniversary

Amitabh Bachchan pays tribute to father on his 107th birth anniversary

On the occasion of Harivanshrai Bachchan's 107th birth anniversary, his son and megastar Amitabh Bachchan called him a "unique genius", and also remembered one time when the noted poet called him his “best poetry”.

Nov 27, 2014, 15:07 PM IST

Entrants for Khushwant Singh prize for poetry announced

Five poetry books have been shortlisted for the inaugural Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for poetry, to promote the genre across all Indian languages, organisers said Monday.

Oct 14, 2014, 08:20 AM IST
Javed Akhtar revives Indian poetry on TV

Javed Akhtar revives Indian poetry on TV

Poet and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar is taking on a new role to reintroduce the audience to the rich, classical poetic culture with a modern approach.

Oct 07, 2014, 19:32 PM IST

Poetic rendition of Abhimanyu`s `Chakravyuh` fight in play

The glorious `Chakravyuh` of the epic Mahabharata, where Abhimanyu single-handedly took on seven Kaurvas, will be reinterpreted in a play to be staged here Sunday to represent its relevance in today`s time.

Jun 07, 2014, 22:58 PM IST