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Mirza Ghalib (1988)

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This is the about the most admired poet in the History of Urdu and Persian writings, Mirza Ghalib.



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Mirza Asadullah Khan(GHALIB) is a migrant from Agra to Delhi. He stops receiving his pension thereby leasing to a never ending burden of debts. He finds it difficult in the initial phase to impress local poets with his poems. But subsequently, he becomes one of the most famous and renowned poets. The trio of Gulzar, Jagjit Singh and Naseeruddin Shah has done exceptionally well in bringing the story of Ghalib to local masses. Written by Anonymous

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Dil-E-Nadaan Tujhe
Sung by Jagjit Singh & Chitra Singh
Music composed by Jagjit Singh
Lyrics by Mirza Ghalib
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Mirza Ghalib - A Star that'll never fade
25 November 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This show will stand out in the years to come as the Ultimate Production that ever came out of Show business from India. Mirza Ghalib, unarguably the best Poet of Urdu Language has been portrayed remarkably in this show. None other than Naseeruddin Shah could have played this role. His persona and dialog delivery along with outstanding facial expressions made him look like the real life Mirza Ghalib. Music by Jagjit Singh simply can never again be made. It's one of those few things that are produced and never be replicated by anyone. Kaifi Azmi and Gulzar did ravine deep research before going ahead with the series. Most actors were stage actors including Rajendra Gupta, Shafi Inaamdar and others. Tanvi Azmi did well in her cameo and so did Neena Gupta. Every single Ghazal sung by Jagjit Singh simply takes you back to the Delhi of 1800s. Naseeruddin Shah himself notes that Ghalib's role is the number achievement of his acting career. Finally an official 2 DVD Set is out of this show. Quality is about 8.5/10 I would highly recommend people to purchase it. I have done quite a bit of research on Mirza Ghalib, visited his Haveli in Old Delhi this summer and count this show as an all time favorite of mine.

10 STARS!!!!!!*********

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