Half a Rupee Stories is a collection of poignant stories written originally by Gulzar and translated into English by Sunjoy Shekhar.
Summary of the Book
Here is an unputdownable collection of some of the most moving stories written by Gulzar. It includes real-life stories from the lives of famous Indian poets and writers like Sahir Ludhianvi, Javed Akhtar and Kuldip Nayyar. It also brings out the tales set in the hinterlands of Kashmir, Line of Control and other modern cities. The stories bring out the very delicate nuances of human emotions like love, betrayal, courage and conviction. Acclaimed writer Sunjoy Shekhar brings out these stories penned by Gulzar in English.
Sampooran Singh Kalra, better known as Gulzar, is an Indian poet, lyricist and movie director. His works of poetry have been considered among the best literary works of all times. He is best known as the lyricist behind the song Jai Ho and for writing: Dhuan, Half a Rupee Stories, Kharashein, Autumn Moon and Kuchh Aur Nazmein. Gulzar and A. R. Rahman together won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for Jai Ho at the 81st Academy Awards. The song also won them the Grammy Award. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan and the Sahitya Akademi Award for his contributions towards the arts.
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For a nostalgic afternoon
Gulzar's ability to see the story in the most unlikely places
Poignant and quintessential Gulzar!
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WORTH EVERY RUPEE
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