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The Legendary Gulzar, Sharmila Tagore & More Gracing The 3rd Jashn-E-Rekhta Urdu Fest

One of the biggest Urdu festivals, Jashn-E-Rekhta is back with its 3rd edition, and all those of you who love poetry and shayari, do check out this event! After the fabulous response from the past few editions, this one is set to be bigger and better.

A two-day festival, celebrating the spirit and uniqueness of the Urdu language, literature, art and culture, Jashn-E-Rekhta is one festival that you wouldn’t want to miss out on! This festival provides a stage for upcoming as well as established shayari and ghazal singers like Rafaqat Ali Khan, Dara Shikoh and Shamim Hanfi.

What’s New | Gulzar will enchant one and all with his poetry and gripping anecdotes, plus you’ll get to see him in conversation with the noted lyricist, Javed Siddiqui and will talk about how all literary creation is a dream that the writer/poet lives. Other eminent personalities who'll attend the festival include Prasoon Joshi, Irfan Habib, Sharmila Tagore, MS Sathyu, Annu Kapoor, Wasim Barelvi, Ashok Chakradhar, Kumar Vishwas, Prem Chopra, Saurabh Shukla, Justice TS Thakur, Nadira Babbar and Salman Khurshid, among many others.

So whether you're a fan of Urdu poetry, shayari or music, this is one event that you must drop by at! Go register online and head on over.

P.S. - They’ve got something in store for the foodies too here - there’s a Rekhta Food Festival happening guys! 

When | 17th - 19th February
Where | IGNCA Grounds, 11 Mansingh Road, Near Andhra Bhavan
Entry | Free
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