Guloon mein rang bhare baad-e-naubahaar chale,
Chale bhi aao ke gulshan ka kaarobaar chale.
Bring the flowers to bloom, let the spring breeze blow,
Come my love, and rouse the garden from its sleep.
This couplet is written by renowned poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Faiz began writing poetry on the conventional themes of love and beauty but soon these themes got submerged in larger social and political issues. This multifaceted poet’s poems are simple and have a conversational style but tackle issues, which are complex and complicated. Come join us as we explore the life and works of Faiz Ahmed Faiz through poetry reading, music and other renditions.
Place: Prithvi Theatre, Juhu