programme

Day 1

saturday, 5th SEPTEMBER

download schedule
  • 3:00 PM
  • 3:10 PM
  • 3:50 PM
  • 4:30 PM
  • 5:10 PM
  • 6:00 PM
  • 7:00 PM
  • 8:00 PM
10:00 AM Onwards

REGISTRATION opens

STAGE 1

STAGE 2

STAGE 3

Stage 2
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM (UK Time)
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM (UK TIME)

Inaugural

By Sanjiv Saraf

Stage 1
3:10 PM - 3:50 PM (UK Time)
3:10 PM - 3:52 PM (UK TIME)

Urdu Suroñ Ka Mausam-e-Bahaar

Annu Kapoor & Rumi Jaffery

Stage 1
3:50 PM - 4:30 PM (UK Time)
3:52 PM - 4:53 PM (UK TIME)

Qawwali

Curated Qawwali from Jashn-e-Rekhta Archives

Stage 1
4:30 PM - 5:10 PM (UK Time)
4:53 PM - 5:30 PM UK TIME

Dastan-e-Yusufi

Mehmood Farooqui & Darain Shahidi

Stage 1
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM (UK Time)
5:30 PM - 6:29 PM (UK TIME)

Ghazal Through the Ages

Curated Ghazals by era from Jashn-e-Rekhta Archives

Stage 1
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UK Time)
6:29 PM - 7:16 PM (UK TIME)

Young Poets Mushaira

Ishq ke naam – A special presentation of youth poetry around love

Stage 1
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (UK Time)
7:16 PM - 8:30 PM (UK TIME)

The Legend of Nawaab Jaan & Mirza Ghalib

Manjari Chaturvedi & Neelesh Misra

Stage 2
3:10 PM - 3:50 PM (UK Time)
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM (UK TIME)

Cinema Kal Aur Aaj

Javed Akhtar & Manoj Muntashir

Stage 2
3:50 PM - 4:30 PM (UK Time)
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM (UK TIME)

Poochhte hain wo ki Ghalib kaun hai : Azra Raza aur tafhiim-e-Ghalib

Azra Raza

Stage 2
4:30 PM - 5:10 PM (UK Time)
4:30 PM - 5:22 PM (UK TIME)

Ghazal Gayaki: Aathwen sur ki talaash

Gurmehar Kaur in conversation with Shilpa Rao, Rafaqat Ali Khan & Talat Aziz

Stage 2
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM (UK Time)
5:22 PM - 6:02 PM (UK TIME)

Romancing Urdu

Jaaved Jaafery in conversation with Atika Ahmed Farooqui

Stage 2
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UK Time)
6:02 PM - 6:54 PM (UK TIME)

Zara umr e rafta ko awaaz dena ~ Down memory lane – the golden years of Radio

Raza Ali Abidi in conversation with Pervaiz Alam

Stage 2
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (UK Time)
6:54 PM - 8:30 PM (UK TIME)

Mian Biwi Aur Wagah

PLAY: Written by Amna Khaishgi, Ethesham Shahid & Majid Muhammad | Directed by Dhruti Shah D'souza & Co-directed by Sheherzad Kaleem

Stage 3
3:10 PM - 3:50 PM (UK Time)
3:10 PM - 4:03 PM (UK TIME)

Ye Kaisa Ishq Hai Urdu Zabaan Ka

Gulzar in conversation with Javed Siddiqui

Stage 3
3:50 PM - 4:30 PM (UK Time)
4:03 PM - 4:45 PM (UK TIME)

Dilli Jo Ek Shahr Tha

Irfan Habib In Conversation With Rana Safvi

Stage 3
4:30 PM - 5:10 PM (UK Time)
4:45 PM - 5:35 PM (UK TIME)

Faiz ke Teen Ishq

Gopi Chand Narang in conversation with Shahina Tabassum

Stage 3
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM (UK Time)
5:35 PM - 6:25 PM (UK TIME)

Indian languages in global scenario

Anisur Rahman in conversation with Alok Rai, Qazi Afzal Husain & Uday Prakash

Stage 3
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UK Time)
6:25 PM - 7:12 PM (UK TIME)

Aina Khane Mein Lafz

Anwar Maqsood

Day 2

sunday, 6th SEPTEMBER

download schedule
  • 3:00 PM
  • 3:10 PM
  • 3:50 PM
  • 4:30 PM
  • 5:10 PM
  • 6:00 PM
  • 7:00 PM
  • 8:00 PM
10:00 AM Onwards

REGISTRATION opens

STAGE 1

STAGE 2

STAGE 3

Stage 1
3:10 PM - 3:50 PM (UK Time)
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM (UK TIME)

Mehfil-e-Sukhan

Team Sukhan

Stage 1
3:50 PM - 4:30 PM (UK Time)
3:50 PM - 4:50 PM (UK TIME)

Akhtari: A tribute to Begum Akhtar

By Vidya Shah & Danish Husain

Stage 1
4:30 PM - 5:10 PM (UK Time)
4:50 PM - 5:50 PM (UK TIME)

Mausiqui ke Rang – Colours of the subcontinent

A bouquet of artists from the Indian subcontinent

Stage 1
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM (UK Time)
5:50 PM - 6:40 PM (UK TIME)

GRAND MUSHAIRA

A curated Poetry symposium from Jashn-e-Rekhta archives.

Stage 1
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (UK Time)
6:40 PM - 7:45 PM (UK TIME)

Sufi Mix

Curated Sufi songs from Jashn-e-Rekhta Archives

Stage 2
3:10 PM - 3:50 PM (UK Time)
3:00 PM - 4:03 PM (UK TIME)

Urdu ke Zer-e-Saya

Vishal Bharadwaj in conversation with Faridoon Shahryar

Stage 2
3:50 PM - 4:30 PM (UK Time)
4:03 PM - 5:00 PM (UK TIME)

Zara Umr-e-Rafta ko aawaaz dena ~ 100 Years of the legendary Broadcaster Yavar Abbas

Yavar Abbas in conversation with Pervaiz Alam

Stage 2
4:30 PM - 5:10 PM (UK Time)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (UK TIME)

Cinema aur TV ki badalti zabaan ~ The changing voice of cinema and television

Saif Mahmood in conversation with Nasreen Munni Kabir, Sania Saeed & Tanuja Chandra

Stage 2
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM (UK Time)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UK TIME)

Urdu scholars from another realm ~ Urdu ki Nayi Mahfilein

Jameela Siddiqi in conversation with Frances Prichett & Marion Molteno

Stage 2
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (UK Time)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (UK TIME)

Lal qile ka Akhri Mushaira

Written & Directed by M. Sayeed Alam

Stage 3
3:10 PM - 3:50 PM (UK Time)
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (UK TIME)

Kahaani ke sach kii talash: Ek yaad-Nama

Intizar Hussain In Conversation With Asif Farrukhi

Stage 3
3:50 PM - 4:30 PM (UK Time)
3:45 PM - 4:40 PM (UK TIME)

Manto ab tak ham-kalaam ~ Manto still speaks to us

Nandita Das, Sarmad Sultan Khoosat, Darain Shahidi & Bimal Chadha

Stage 3
4:30 PM - 5:10 PM (UK Time)
4:40 PM - 5:20 PM (UK TIME)

Gurunanak Ka Roohani Rekhta

Aftab Ahmad Afaqi in conversation with Akhtarul Wasey, Jaspal Singh, Nashir Naqvi

Stage 3
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM (UK Time)
5:20 PM - 6:00 PM (UK TIME)

Iqbal bhi Iqbal se Aagah nahin

Shamim Hanfi in conversation with Anisur Rahman

Stage 3
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UK Time)
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (UK TIME)

MIR TAQI MIR: MAT SAHAL HAMEIN JAANO

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi in conversation with Qazi Jamal Hussain

Stage 3
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (UK Time)
6:45 PM - 7:40 PM (UK TIME)

Padhant

Zia Mohyeddin