By Sehyr Mirza
Sehyr Mirza
Chalta phirta Lahore

Chalta phirta Lahore

Excerpts from an old interview with Pran Nevile that ought to have been published in his lifetime Pran Nevile, the acclaimed Indian author, was comfortably seated in the green room of Alhamra Arts...
Playing music back and forth

Playing music back and forth

Rekha Bhardwaj, whom not many people knew about until they had watched Haider, is a serious singer trained in and passionate about classical music I was at Ville Parle railway station when I received...
Myth and Mythology

Myth and Mythology

An erudite and delightful conversation with Devdutt Pattanaik on mythology and its connections and where else but in Mumbai After spending a few magical hours at the Crosswords bookstore from where I...
Lit fest hopping: from JLF to LLF

Lit fest hopping: from JLF to LLF

Literature festivals on both sides of the border draw similar crowds. The best part is they bring at least some Indians and Pakistanis together By Sehyr Mirza When the bus from Delhi reaches the...
Celebrating Independence Day together

Celebrating Independence Day together

Indian and Pakistani students studying abroad become friends, call for peace and a visa-free South Asia By Sehyr Mirza A group of Indian and Pakistani students celebrated their countries’...
‘All I wanted was a moment alone, to sit and weep’

‘All I wanted was a moment alone, to sit and weep’

Legendary writer and poet Gulzar meets a young Pakistani at his home in Mumbai and talks about India Pakistan relations, his relationship with Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi, and his recent visit to his...