Sulaiman Khateeb and the literary legacy Of Dakhani

01 February 2015

Kya bolun gorey-gorey, chandi key sarkey hathaan.

Deota samajh ko minjhey, phoolan pehna rahey they…

What white, sophisticated silver hands!

Gautam Pemmaraju is a Mumbai-based writer and filmmaker focusing on history, literature, sound aesthetics and production, and art. He has a special interest in the cultural history of Hyderabad and the Deccan, and is completing a documentary on the region’s comic and satirical Urdu performance poetry.