Sunday, July 14, 2013

Qyamat by Rahi Masum Raza

Rajkamal Prakashan, New Delhi
Qyamat by Rahi Masum Raza
Cover Designed by Deo Prakash Choudhary

Rahi Masoom Raza was born on September 1, 1925, in Ghazipur district of Eastern Uttar Pradesh, India.He completed his early education in and around Ghazipur from where he went to Aligarh Muslim University to complete his higher studies. Masoom Raza did his doctorate in Hindustani Literature and pursued his career in literature.
He wrote the script and dialogues for a popular TV serial, Mahabharat. The TV serial was based on the epic, the Mahabharata. The serial became one of the most popular TV serial of India, and its peak Television Rating was around 86%.
Several works of Raza vividly depict the agony and turmoil of the consequences of partition, and its effect on the Hindu-Muslim relationship in the Indian subcontinent, as also the social tension among different social groups of India but above that Raza depicts the life in feudal India and the ordinary happiness, love,emotions, pain, sadness of general people in his master story telling style in which at times he himself is the narrator.

Rahi Masoom Raza's Some Other Works:

Adha Gaon (that is, The Divided Village)A Village Divided
Dil ek saada kaghaz
Topi Shukla
Os ki boond
Katra Bi arzoo
Scene No. 75
 Mauz-e-ghul mauz-e-saba(Urdu)
Ajnabee shahar ajnabee raste(Urdu)
Main ek Feriwala(Hindi)
Sheeshe ke Makaan Wale(Hindi)
 Chotey aadmi ki badee kahaani (that is, "Big story of a Small man")
 Movie and TV scripts
 Neem ka Ped - Novel and TV Serial with same name
Kissi Se Na Kehna
Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki
Disco Dancer
 Movie Dialogues
 Aaina (1993)
Parampara (1992)
Lamhe (1991)
Karz (1980)
Judaai (1980)
Hum Paanch (1980)
Gol Maal (1979)
Alaap (1977)
 Movie Lyrics
 Alaap (1977)

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