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In Conversation with Unsung Heroes of Lamakaan

Lamakaan -- (BR) Vijay, Manoj, Akshay, Kamlakar, Kailash – (FR) Basant, Bharat, Praful, Rajiv, Manas, Krishna

Lamakaan has emerged as a place of Hyderabad’s pride. Being an open cultural space, it attracts at least 200 people daily, who come to listen, watch, discuss, perform and learn. As Lamakaan rides high and celebrates its seventh anniversary, we spoke with visitors and people who are driving force of this hub of creative minds and cultural enthusiasts. In 2010, …

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Shaz Tamkanat: Literary genius remembered

Warsi Brothers perform on Shaz Tamkanat birth anniversay at Lamakaan

In the world of literature, Hyderabad’s Urdu poet Shaz Tamkanat is remembered as a man of extra-ordinary literary talent. But a friend of him recalls Shaz as a man with various talents. At a function to mark his 84th birth anniversary, retired Prof. Syed Khalid Qadri remembered Shaz as the only Urdu poet whose poetry landed him into a prestigious …

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