ABOUT THIS BOOK. The stories in Gulzar s first ever short collection in English have a distinct cameo quality, reflected in each story s subject matter and. Raavi Paar-A tribute to Gulzar Sahab is a production that is bound to challenge viewers’ mindset and take one’s way back in time. It is a play which. Results 1 – 15 of 15 Raavi Paar And Other Stories by Gulzar and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at

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A Broken Sun by Aditya Iyengar. Serious, movingfunny and ironic by turns, the stories in this collection are replete with the perceptions of a man who has viewed the world with equanimity and compassion.

May 30, Vishal K Shaw rated it really liked it. The song also won them the Grammy Award. And, the others could read it for themselves. I’ve read this text in Hindi, and it was almost like going back home.

Each and every story comes around pages except for two or three which makes it a easy fast read. Shahni Used to groan with labour pains day and night. Has a single house, either Or a Hindu or a Sikh, been yet attacked? The narration is quite interesting and is reflective of how we, as a country and society are changing, while in reality we live in the same old world.

Raavi Paar and Dhuan, both short tragic stories based during the Partition, and Kagaz Ki Topi, of unrequited – in a uniquely Indian way – love are amazing!! My favourite stories would be “Raavi Paar” and “Khauff”.

Raavi Paar: And Other Stories

I believe the Hiindi version should be read for those who understand the language. There are a lot of short stories concerning varied themes and backgrounds that every person of any literary taste will enjoy.


I attended a literature discussion of Gulzar Saheb recently. This is a simple story with lot of food for thoughts. They had got up with a start.

What a brilliant compilation of short stories, written by the genius Gulzar himself! Safe and Secure Payments. Yes, you heard it right, this is the title story which is a heartbreaking one, tells us how the newborn twin babies of Darshan Singh crosses the river Raavi in Lahore. There were quite a few terror-sticken people there and that Is why they felt safe.

Aug 03, Sneh Pradhan rated it it was amazing. My friend urged me to get any of Saheb’s book autographed by him. Jan 06, Pratibha Suku rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The train steamed into the night. Life is experienced, explored and explained, with unbelievable impact and beauty in each and every story.

Raavi Paar: And Other Stories by Gulzar

The Infidels of Mecca by Abbas Zaidi. Summary of the Book Inspiring, funny, stirring, ironic and serious by turns, the stories collected in this anthology will keep you gripped throughout. The other ones that i enjoyed reading were “Dhuaan”, “Mard”, ” Sheer genius could be an understatement when it comes to describing Gulzar and his works.

Sampooran Singh Kalra, better known as Gulzar, is an Indian poet, lyricist and raavj director. Refresh and try again.


Hungry Gods by Richa Lakhera. Yes, it was bleak but the originality he weaves to the characters made it more a remarkable read.

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The sincerity and sensitivity that Gulzaar saab tries to depict would be better felt if the Hiindi version is read. Such elegant prose with ;aar in characters, the stories make the reader get lost in those times. His poetic element is what makes such writing memorable and beautiful. Creative Short Stories Raavi Paar.


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In his long and celebrated raaavi, Gulzar has worked with the doyens of Bollywood and he commands the highest respect as a soulful raavj, insightful script-writer, sensitive director and compassionate human being. Invisible Ties by Nadya A. Quotes from Raavi Paar: The train was waiting at the station, but there was no free Space in it.

After devouring this awesome book, all I could say is those ordinary everyday occurrences are said in an extraordinary style of narration which left me so touching and spellbound all at the same time. The community kitchen was open Day and night.

How long can we stay on here anyway? On that auspicious day, Shahni Gave birth to twins. He is best known as the lyricist behind the song Jai Ho and for writing: To see paaf your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

As the name suggests Raavi Paar is definitely the best story in the collection. I have always been a fan of his songs and movies and this book had me spell bound yet again. Shahni was very weak, but she agreed to go for the sake Of her sons. Rqavi is no surprise, therefore, that is spite of their raavi with human suffering, Gulzar s stories are refreshingly free from cynicism.

I’m sure everyone will find something to relate to in this book.