JASHN-E-QALAM: Harishankar Parsai, Mohan Rakesh & Asad Mohammad Khan
Vicky Ahuja, KC Shankar, Madhurjeet Sarghi
Solo Performances of Short Stories
'INSPECTOR MATADIN CHAND PAR'
Breaking News; Indian Police to mentor their counterparts on the Moon! The Good Times are here! Ram Rajya has arrived; India's Might is Shining Bright!
Harishankar Parsai (22 Aug 1924 - 10 Aug 1995) was known for his bold, satirical revelations, leaving no stone unturned to expose the murky moss of the society we live in. Casteists or politicians, bureaucrats or manipulators, none escape the scathing
commentary of Parsai.
A desolate highway; a woman waits for her truck driver husband, everyday, with his daily bread. Today, the wait will be a excruciatingly long one!
Mohan Rakesh (8 January 1925 3 December 1972) was a modernist innovator in Hindi who deeply influenced Indias multilingual literary culture after Independence. His full-length playsAshadh ka ek din (1958), Lahron ke rajhans (1963) and Adhe adhure (1969)became seminal works of urban drama and theatre, while his fiction sustained the new story and new novel movements nationally.
'BASAUDE KI MARIYAM'
Beyond Beliefs & Boundaries, Religion & Rituals, Scriptures & Statutes stands love's nation; where God is the sole dogma and denomination!
Asad Mohammad Khan (30 November 1931) is an eminent Urdu short story writer & poet, and a winner of the Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi Noor-o-Nazm and Majlis-e-Farogh Urdu Adab Awards. He has written a number of television plays and published five collections of short stories to date.