Diwan-E-Ghalib: A Selection is an extraordinary collection of some of the most popular ghazals by Ghalib.
Summary of the Book
Diwan-E-Ghalib is an intriguing selection of some of the best ghazals by Ghalib translated in Hindi. Ghalib is considered the greatest Urdu poet of all time and ranks among the great poets of the world. Ghalib got less than his due in his own time. He was way ahead of his age and his contemporaries failed to comprehend and understand him. With great poets like Ghalib, one discovers a new wealth of meaning every time one reads him. Ghalib is inexhaustible in his appeal and this book is an attempt to make his work more accessible to people. The verses of the ghazals have been translated into independent rhymed couplets. For the convenience of readers original ghazals have been translated in both Hindi and English, with meanings of difficult Urdu words in the footnotes. Diwan-E-Ghalib is a an essential read for those interested in Urdu poetry and literature.
About Kuldip Salil
Kuldip Salil is an Indian author and poet. He is best-known for translating several ghazals from Urdu to Hindi. He provides useful insights into the nuances and other intricacies of the ghazals. Salil worked as an English professor at Hansraj College, Delhi, and has also been awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award. Some of the books he has written are Best of Faraz and Best of Faiz.
Amazing content. Awful translation.
14 Jul, 2013
20 May, 2017
Only for those who can not understand Hindi - Nothing new
22 Sep, 2014
21 Jun, 2014