Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Dhaikhaingay; Lazim Hai kay Hum Bhee Dhaikhaingay

Adil Najam's Pakistan- Based on Faiz Ahmed Faiz's "Hum Daiykain Gay".
6 minutes and 35 seconds
April 24th, 2006

Here's a personal testament from one Pakistani about his country. It's also a very interesting piece of electronic art incorporating one of the most popular pieces of Urdu poetry written in the 20th Century:

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Anonymous said...

Powerful indeed

How do we know said...

is fundoo!!

readerswords said...

Thanks, it is wonderfully done and as evocative as ever. Like Pablo Neruda in South America, Faiz towers in the South Asian sub continent- and remains both 'gayab and haazir'.