baat karni mujhe mushkil..

A beautiful ghazal by the last Mughal emperor of India Bahadur Shah Zafar .. covered by sis and me 🙂 Also, we’ve tried producing this totally on iOS Garageband..and have included the chords in the video. Hope you’ll  like it 🙂

Lagta nahiin hai dil mera (Zafar)

Lagta nahiin hai dil mera ..  Zafar’s famous poem.. performed by Arunima 🙂

Shahjahanabad ki saer – Heritage tour at Old Delhi

Join in for this grand virtual tour of Shahjahanabad (Old Delhi).. as the talented storyteller Asif Khan Dehlvi (Delhi Karavan) takes us through the alleys, anecdotes, life and times of “Ghalib” and some awesome Foods from Purani Dilli 🙂 Happy Exploring 🙂

More info about the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/437036189827964/

Remembering ZAFAR – a poetic and musical presentation

Remembering ZAFAR – a poetic and musical presentation.. newest from our heritage-video series 🙂

Also, this happens to be my talented sis Arunima‘s first independent heritage-video.. Hope you’ll like it! 🙂

Celebrating GHALIB – Episode 2

Celebrating GHALIB (Episode 2) – Let us take you to the place where the great poet Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan “Ghalib” once lived!

For all lovers of GHALIB ..here’s the final episode of our visit to his Haveli. Interesting anecdotes from Ghalib’s life, Poetry, Lanes of Old Delhi and much more in here! Enjoy

Celebrating GHALIB – Episode 1

Celebrating GHALIB (Episode 1) – Let us take you to the place where the great poet Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan “Ghalib” once lived!

In this episode we go through the lanes of Purani Dilli (Old Delhi/Delhi 6), visit an old haveli that treasures several gems associated to the era of Ghalib and we also witness a quick tabla workshop ..to discuss how the people of Ghalib’s times used to wake up to the sound of tabla beats in the morning 🙂 We then also chitchat about small anecdotes, stories and poetry – everything Ghalib!

Shahjahanabad ki pechida dalilon si galiyaan, ek puraani haveli, tablay ki thaap pe jaagte kuchh dost.. aur Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan Ghalib ka zikr! Kuchh aisa hee nazara hai iss chhoti si peshkash mein:

On Zafar’s Birthday!

On Zafar’s birthday today, let’s explore ZAFAR MAHAL ! And also a quick look at the story behind Bahadur Shah Zafar’s “empty grave” that lies within the Zafar Mahal complex! Happy Exploring!