This is Capt. Lal, our old time neighbor back in Rohtak, India, reciting a very old (may be as old as him) Urdu poem from his college days. The man is a World War II Veteran, a former All India Radio Director, a Lawyer, and a connoisseur of Urdu Poetry. I recorded this during my Summer 2005 trip to India. Click on the play button to start the video. You may want to pause it until the progress bar finishes streaming and reaches the end.
If you happen to be an ardent fan of Urdu Poetry, and by luck know who the poet is, be kind enough to leave a comment!
Although I don’t understand the language, this is pretty cool to see. What model video camera did you use?
Same one I’d bought for my brother. Sony DCR-TRV480.
[…] is a video that we made last September while I was in India. Lal Sahab came over one evening feel a little sick, so we held a sham e sukhan to uplift his spirits. I […]
This poetry is belong to ” ahsan danish “
the poet name is ehsan danish
kya khoob! indeed memorable..