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Rakhshanda Jalil

Articles by Rakhshanda Jalil

Poem A Day: Gulzar’s Epic Is A Tribute To Poets In Indian Languages

Poem A Day: Gulzar’s Epic Is A Tribute To Poets In Indian Languages

Jul 07, 2021 Rakhshanda Jalil

Gulzar’s anthology of poems from across the sub-continent is a masterclass of translation as extension of...

Wings Of A Changing Dove

Wings Of A Changing Dove

Aug 01, 2018 Rakhshanda Jalil

Torn between being a traditional Muslim woman and a modern one in the US, Daisy Khan tackles stereotypes post...

‘Oh, But You Don’t  Look Like A Muslim!’

‘Oh, But You Don’t Look Like A Muslim!’

Dec 20, 2017 Rakhshanda Jalil

The congeries of evil attributed to Indian Muslims is hurtful and untrue. S/he awaits that Hindu cousin to...

Fasana Of A Fragrant Guldasta

Fasana Of A Fragrant Guldasta

Sep 22, 2017 Rakhshanda Jalil

Not only is this excellent collection a roster of the greats, it’s also a diachronic run through the Urdu...

Infinite Visions Of Faith

Infinite Visions Of Faith

Mar 09, 2017 Rakhshanda Jalil

A Pakistani immigrant family returns to Karachi from Chicago. For the children, it’s a bewildering can of...

Galabeyah, An Extended Kurta

Galabeyah, An Extended Kurta

Jun 05, 2006 Rakhshanda Jalil

Forget the stereotype, Saudis now look up to India as a key anti-West ally