Mazar e Ghalib – Grave of Mirza Ghalib


After tracing Mirza Ghalib in my city of Calcutta (Kolkata) and then his last home in Old Delhi I now had the last task in hand that is to find the last resting place or the tomb of Ghalib. So one fine morning during one of my trips to the capital I force myself to … Continue reading Mazar e Ghalib – Grave of Mirza Ghalib

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Ghalib Ki Haveli – House Of Mirza Ghalib in Delhi


Ghalib was in my head, Ghalib was eating me from inside and I had to track Ghalib to his grave. After reading and researching about Mirza Ghalib and his adventures in my city of Calcutta (Kolkata) I had to meet the man in his hometown of Delhi. I found the perfect excuse to drop into … Continue reading Ghalib Ki Haveli – House Of Mirza Ghalib in Delhi

When Mirza Ghalib Came To Kolkata


Why are these songs so slow and sound so sad I asked my father, he was listening to the newly purchased double cassette album which was a collection of Ghazals sung by Jagjit Singh. He was so deeply engrossed that he almost missed my question and only on my second attempt did he reply that … Continue reading When Mirza Ghalib Came To Kolkata