ISBN 9780099601012,Case Of Need

Case Of Need


Random House



Random House

Publication Year 1995

ISBN 9780099601012

ISBN-10 009960101X


Number of Pages 432 Pages
Language (English)


Tishnagi: The Thirst Is A Collection Of Urdu Poems By Minu Bakshi And It Is Her Tribute To The Legendary Poets And Singers Who Have Inspired Her. Tishnagi Is The Desire Which Keeps Us Alive A Desire To Hold On To Things That We Have, And At The Same Time Wanting To Have The Things We Do Not Possess: Knowledge, Fame, Love, Wealth, Ever-Lasting Youth... Tishnagi Is Also The Story Of Minus Personal Journey From The Time When She Penned Her First Verse Until Now. Minu Started Writing Poetry After A Chance Interaction With Begum Akhtar, Who Became The Single Greatest Inspiration For Her And Was Also The Reason Why A Beatles-Loving Minu Abandoned The Guitar To Take Up The Tanpura. Beautifully Designed, Tishnagi Comprises A Series Of Urdu Couplets, With Transliterations In Hindi And English. Many Connoisseurs Have Hailed Minu As A Fresh Voice In Classical Urdu Poetry, And This Book Her First Bears Testament To The Veracity Of Their Praise. About The Author/B Minu Bakshi Wears Different Hats: She Is A Poet, Singer, Professor Of Spanish, Social Worker, Wife And Mother. She Is Well-Known In Music Circles For Her Popular Renditions Of Punjabi Folk Music. Minu Lives In Delhi With Her Husband Kanwaljit Bakshi. Tishnagi Is Minus First Book Of Poetry; A Prolific Creator, She Is Well Into Writing The Second.