Author:Noorul Hasan (trs.)


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Meena Kumari: The Poet, A Life Beyond Cinema

By: Noorul Hasan (trs.)

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037861

ISBN: 8174369678

Condition: New

Meena Kumari was not only an iconic star of Hindi cinema, she was also a poet of great flair and delicacy. This book contains a compelling selection of her poems in the original Urdu and in brilliant English translations by Noorul Hasan. Haunting, crystalline and precisely observed, Meena Kumaris poetry reveals a side of her personality that was rarely on display in her films. It proves beyond any doubt that she was a much more sensitive and self-aware woman than her fans tend to realize. With a selection of critical and biographical material on Meena Kumari, including a concise introductory e... View more info