• Tag results for Ismat Chughtai

Remembering some of Ismat Chughtai’s most controversial stories on her 107th birth anniversary

Since the 1930s, Ismat Chughtai’s work offered frank depictions of women’s lives while exploring topics of sexuality, femininity and class struggle, which are indeed pertinent to today.

published on : 21st August 2018

Google Doodle marks author Ismat Chughtai's 107th birthday

Born in Budaun, Uttar Pradesh on August 21, 1911, Chughtai championed free speech, social liberation, and gender equality through her writing

published on : 21st August 2018

Decoding Ismat

Three protagonists perform in an autobiographical work and two short stories in a sequence to be presented today.

published on : 15th August 2018

First look of film based on writer Ismat Chughtai's 'Lihaaf' released at Cannes

The first poster of Rahat Kazmi's film, based on Urdu short story writer Ismat Chughtai's most celebrated and most controversial work 'Lihaaf', was released at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival.

published on : 16th May 2018