Meena kumari poetry in hindi

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Meena Kumari the Poet : A Life Beyond Cinema by Noorul Hasan, Philip Bounds

Meena Kumari was not only an iconic star of Hindi cinema, she was also a poet of great flair and delicacy. This book contains a compelling selection of her poems in the original Urdu and in brilliant English translations by Noorul Hasan. Haunting, crystalline and precisely observed, Meena Kumaris poetry reveals a side of her personality that was rarely on display in her films. It proves beyond any doubt that she was a much more sensitive and self-aware woman than her fans tend to realize. With a selection of critical and biographical material on Meena Kumari, including a concise introductory essay in which Daisy Hasan and Philip Bounds argue that much of Meena Kumaris poetry can be read as a barbed critique of Indian popular culture, this book is an essential reading for all her many admirers.
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Indian actress and poet. Mahjabeen Baro. English Wikipedia.
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Meena Kumari

Indian film critics regarded Meena Kumari as a "historically incomparable" actress of Hindi cinema. Vinod Mehta writer of Meena Kumari — The Classic Biography was told by a director: "Even Dilip Kumar the tragedy king found it difficult to keep his calm in front of her". No other heroine has it. Kumari made history at the 10th Filmfare Awards , by receiving all of the nominations for Best Actress and won for her performance in Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam. The greatest hallmark of Meena Kumari laid in her ability to depict the struggle of Indian women existing especially in the 50s and 60s.

Meena Kumari was an Indian actor and poet. She was born in and died on Find Meena Kumari poetry only at Ranjish. Hansi thammi hai in ankhon mei yuun nami ki tarah , Chamak uthe hain andhere bhi raushni ki tarah ,. Tumhara naam hai ya aasmaan nazron mein, Simatt geya meri gum-gashtaa zindagi ki tarah ,. Kohr hai dhund dhuan hai woh jis ki shakal nahin , Ke dil yeh ruuh se lipta hai ajnabi ki tarah ,. Tumhare haathon ki sarhad ko paa ke thehri huin, Khalaayen zinda ragon mei hain sanssani ki tarah..

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She was named Mahjabeen by her parents and the name described her beauty perfectly. This was due to the many successful films in which these two actors played tragic roles to perfection. Tragedy queen she was. However, another dimension of her personality that made her such a fascinating actor and person was her depth as a poet. On her 84 th birth anniversary August 1 , I would like to give expression to the feelings she has evoked in me and millions of lovers of Urdu verse. It had a definite metallic tinge to it and was suited perfectly for reciting ghazals and nazms that she often did. Hers was a very attractive persona and this was surely due to her deep interest in poetry and her artistic temperament that made her excel in acting as well as writing.


  1. Charmaine B. says:

    However, two months later, Kumari was involved in a car accident that left her with a permanently disfigured pinky finger on her left hand.

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    Apr 11, 10 Shayaris By Legendary Actor Meena Kumari That Evoke A Deep Sense Of Meena Kumari made her debut in films at a tender age of 6 and went TAGS: meena kumari, meena kumari poetry, meena kumari shayari, urdu.

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