Hyderabad: Centre for Urdu Culture Studies (CUCS), Maulana Azad National Urdu University organized Mahfil-e-Dastangoi yesterday evening at Saiyid Hamid Library Auditorium, University Campus. Dastangoi is the traditional art of story telling.
Renowned theatre and television artists Poonam Girdhani and Rajesh Kumar teamed up to present the story “Dastan-e-Irfan-e-Budh” (Story about enlightenment of Buddha), showcasing the entire life of Mahatma Buddha, attainment of enlightenment and promotion of Buddhism.
Renowned storyteller Mahmood Farooqi is the director and Poonam Gardhani is the writer of this Dastan.
Dr. Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz, Vice-Chancellor congratulated the artists for their mesmerizing performances. Prof. Mohd. Zafaruddin, Director, Centre welcomed the guests. Mr. Anis Azmi, Chief Consultant, Cultural Centre introduced the guests and proposed vote of thanks.