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Qissa means tale
Given below is a couplet from a poem written by Sardar Jafri called “Mera Safar”
Aur Saara Zamaana dekhega,
har qissa mera afsaana hai,
har aashiq hai sardaar yahan,
har maashooqa Sultana hai
The world will see under my star,
every tale becomes my story
where every lover is Sardar
and every love is my Sultana
You can read the entire poem with its english translation here: https://urduwallahs.wordpress.com/2012/10/03/mera-safar-my-journey/
Qissa is a also the title of a 2013 Indian-German drama film written and directed by Anup Singh. It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival where it won the Netpac Award for

Qissa Film Poster

Qissa Film Poster

World or International Asian Film.

The synopsis of the film : Umber Singh, a Sikh after being displaced by the partition of 1947, has three daughter migrates to Punjab, India. Yet when his fourth daughter is born he raises her as a boy, Kanwar Singh, who in times becomes a truck driver. However, eventually Kanwar Singh is married to a girl, Neeli, this gives birth to complications