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The Esteemed & Much-Loved Maestro Javed Akhtar Is Being Awarded Title Of 'Shan E Urdu' 2016

"Ik baat honthon tak hai jo aayi nahin, bas ankhon se hai jhaankti, tumse kabhi, mujhse kabhi, kuch lafz hain woh maangti" - Javed Akhtar

Jashn E Adab is all set for its 5th edition of the International Poetry Festival in Delhi in honour of Javed Akhtar, who will be awarded the title of Shan E Urdu 2016 - so well deserved! So all poetry and shayari enthusiasts, please mark your calendars and head on over for this unique event that you’re going to love. 

This poetry festival will be graced with heartfelt ghazals by Kavita Seth, Dastangoi by Darain Shahidi and a play written by Pervez Ahmed entitled ‘Bol Ke Lab Azad Hai Tere’. So those of you who missed Jashn-e-Rekhta (the Urdu festival) this year, don’t sulk as this one is gonna be equally awesome! 

You don’t want to miss out on this goodness! 

When | 10th - 11th December
Where | India International Centre, Max Mueller Marg
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