nusratkiyaaddashtennusrat ki yad-dashten is from my novel Adam ki Pasli – aadam’s rib – means a woman was created from Adam’s rib ….
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waqat kab sunta he This was published in “montage ” a literary journal published in memory of Qasimi sahib.
baazigar – I had written this afsana for Qasimi sahib but then Agha Babar wanted one too. He was going to Lahore where his another famous brother used to edit a journal. Agha sahib wanted a story for that and said he would not take a “no”. I sent this to him. It did appear in ALAMAT. Was appreciated. Sain Sucha translated it into English. My son who has made a name for himself making short films for festivals, liked it and wanted to work on it. He has made a few more films since. He is looking but so far has not found the right actors for this one. So, we will wait.
Baat Dariya Ki -Dariya, flowing body of water, river, symbol for life and this life sometimes becomes dysfunctional. I think writing stories about dysfunctional families is very challenging. But … I have always enjoyed picking up difficult themes.
Picnic -Why is it under the main heading of ‘ bulaway?’ because I have more of these ‘invitations’ and I think I will add them one by one … soon.
Shehron Ki Safai -Preaching is not my domain. But when corruption strikes from more than one fronts it becomes hard for a writer to stay away from reality and keep writing love songs.
Bhoole Huae Loge -This is one of my stories published in the 1970s. It appeared in Afkar Karachi.