Ten Quotes On Writing

Start telling the stories that only you can tell, because there’ll always be better writers than you and there’ll always be smarter writers than you. There will always be people who are much better at doing this or doing that — but you are the only you. ― Neil Gaiman The first draft of everything…

Poem in Translation: Ghalib’s Baazicha-aie-atfaal..

Urdu is not to be learnt. It’s to be consumed in. Urdu is one the most beautiful languages of the world. The words have a soulful bent to them and the phrases dive right into the ocean of utter poignancy. Even if you don’t know their meaning, the words in Urdu manifest themselves in your…

Gulzar, Javed Akhtar, Prasoon Joshi and Vishal Bhardwaj

, Learning is key to happy life. In Masti Ki Pathshaala, we shall post everything about learning and playing with words and writing. Here is a YouTube video from Jaipur Literature Festival 2012, featuring four stalwarts of story-telling in India – Gulzar, Javed Akhtar, Prasoon Joshi and Vishal Bhardwaj. This is pure one-hour of gold…