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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Jul 24, Soumya Jain rated it really liked it. And Other Stories 4. Rishi Sahgal rated it liked it Oct 22, When an author can make you feel what he has written then he has done his job beautifully and that is what Gulzar does 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!!

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. Fate had made a Strange bargain with him — given with one hand and taken Away with the other.

The translation is excellent. May 19, Anamika rated it liked it. As the name suggests Raavi Paar is definitely the best story in the collection.

But Shahni struggled to keep him Alive. He was born on August 18th, I certainly agree with the other reviewers ,they had a feel of Manto and Amrita Pritam to them. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Khushwant Singh on Humour: Raavi Paar also tells the story of a Muslim man whose wish is to be cremated after death and not be buried. Probably not as impactful in English, but still a very good read.



Gulzar shared an Academy Award with A. Jun 30, Ankita rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are a lot of short stories concerning varied themes and backgrounds that every person of any literary taste will enjoy.

I’ve read this text in Hindi, and it was almost like going back home. The Evening sky was red, bloody and hot. And Other Stories by Gulzar. Gulzar’s style of giving emotion twist is simply awesome.

He was awarded the Padma Bhushan and the Sahitya Akademi Award for his contributions towards the arts. Stories related to partition really bring laar the suffering of that time without ever trivializing it. Feb 16, Sharmilee Patel rated it it was amazing.

There is one story in which movie star Dilip Kumar breaks the heart of a young girl. Everyone who enjoys Hindi literature. To ask other readers questions about Raavi Paarplease sign up. Preview — Raavi Paar by Gulzar. Both pzar Hindus and Sikhs had secretly begun to gather in the Gurudwara. Gulzar was awarded the Padma Bhushan in for his contribution to the arts and the Sahitya Akademi Award in The ingeniousness of this versatile writer finds expression raavk short narratives that vary from anecdotes to descriptions of states of mind.

No trivia or quizzes yet. I’m sure everyone will find something to relate to in this book. All the characters are simple, familiar, bold even they are decades old. Hungry Gods by Richa Lakhera.


A Broken Sun by Aditya Iyengar. His stories makes you to travel with the time, and with the situation. Sampooran Singh Kalra, better known as Gulzar, is an Indian poet, lyricist and movie director.

There is another where a man pushes off another from a moving train.

They had got up with a start. Aug 09, Deepak rated it it was amazing. And, in any Case, Waheguru is with us. Selected Writings by Khushwant Singh. Raaavi a brilliant compilation of short stories, written by the genius Gulzar himself!

There was no place on it even for a sesame seed. His works of poetry have been considered among the best works of all times. Oct 16, Karthik D.

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Serious, moving, funny raai ironic by turns, these stories are replete with the perceptions of a man who has viewed the world with equanimity and compassion. In his long and celebrated career, Gulzar has worked with the doyens of Bollywood and he commands the highest respect as a soulful lyricist, insightful script-writer, sensitive director and compassionate human being. Jun 12, Manish marked it as to-read. The Glass House by Chanchal Sanyal. Also there is the outbreak of an epi- demic.