Celebrating British Hindi Literature

Time:05:30 pm

When and Where

Date:18 October 2012
Time:06:30 pm
Organizer: ICCR
Location: London

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Tejendra Sharma has been creating literature both in Hindi as well as English for the last 35 years. He has, to his credit, 7 collections of short stories, one book of poetry and ghazals, two CDs of Ghazals and one audio CD of short stories in Hindi. He has written three books in English as well. His works have been translated into English, Urdu, Punjabi, Nepali, Oriya, Marathi, Gujarati and Czech languages. His story Qabra ka Munafa found place in the top 20 stories of Hindi language in a survey conducted by India Today. Tejendra Sharma, in a true sense, is the representative British Hindi author.

Alok Gutch, a senior and versatile stage-actor and director from Bhopal, would be staging a dramatic presentation of the story EK HI RANG by Tejendra Sharma. Speakers would include the senior Hindi short story writer Mr. Hari Bhatnagar, Mr. Kailash Budhwar and Cllr. Zakia Zubairi, the Chairperson of ASIAN COMMUNITY ARTS.

A music CD of Tejendra Sharma’s ghazals – Raaste Khaamosh Hain (containing 8 ghazals sung by Radhika Chopra). Shameel Chauhan, Surendra Kumar, and Sangeeta Bahadur would sing a ghazal each written by Tejendra Sharma. Moderator for the evening would be Dr. Nikhil Kaushik.

(In Association with ASIAN COMMUNITY ARTS.)

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