Here are some selective Ash’aar from a Sukhanfaham evening that we shared with Lal Sahab in December 2006 (India). The full video is here. Enjoy this recital from a memorable evening in Lal Sahab’s Voice. Neither him nor I know the names of Sho’ara who wrote these Ash’aar.
Just heard from my Father that Lal Sahab passed away couple days ago in Delhi. Memorable evenings of Urdu Poetry and lively discussions shall surely be missed. May he find peace.[audio:http://gdhar.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/Lal%20Sahab%20-%20Ashaar.mp3]
Here is the MP3 of the recording.
Exhilarating!! He is scheduled for a session with me tomorrow. He gets a thrill out of listening to his own recordings. I’m sure the old man will enjoy your attention. He is 87 and unchanged!!
Yes, if he is coming over, play it for him!!
[…] My trip to India this summer was more like an experience. I visited the Great Himalayas, took a trip to Mirza Ghalib’s Haveli in Ballimaara, Delhi, met many interesting people, saw some places I had never seen and sat down on a few occasions with our well-respected, long-time neighbor, Capt. B.M. Lal. […]
SHAYAR BANAYE NAHI JA TE VO TO APNE DILSE HI HO JATEHAI OR UNKI APNI DUNIYA HI KOI ALAG HAI JO AAP JAISE HI SAMJTE HO..GREAT WORDS……….OM