Zarina Hashmi (born 1937) is an indian artist who produces work in a number of forms, primarily using paper. Her work spans drawing, printmaking, papermaking, sculpture, and drawing. It is abstract and minimal and explores the concept of home.
Sakshi Gallery in Mumbai has displayed two of her works which carry Urdu proverbs.
Given below are the images of both her works.
Given below are the Urdu Proverbs in order of the images, left to right, row wise.
1.Nau sau chuhe Khakar billi haj ko chalee”
After living life to the hilt, one takes to spirituality at the flag end of one’s life.
2. Rassi Jal gayee par bal na gaye
Even after hitting rock bottom,ones attitude remains unchanged/old habits die hard
3. Halwai ki dukan pe dadaji ka fatya
To do one’s own business on someone else property
4.sanjhe ki handiya chowk me phuti.
To wash your dirty linen in public
5.Saap nikal gaya lakeer peet te reh gaye
Cry over spilt milk
6.Door ke dhool suhavne
Grass is always greener on the other side
7.Raat gayee baat gayee
As time passed the matter ended
8.Ankh ojhal, pahad pjhal
Out of sight is out of mind
9.Sawan ke andhe ko hara hi hara dikhta hai
Used for people who fail to see reality
10.Hatheli mein sarson jamana
Source: Sakshi Gallery Mumbai
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