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Aatish Taseer Poetry Saadat Hasan Manto SL Parashar Zia Mohyeddin

Tobha Tek Singh by Saadat Hasan Manto


Cheekh by SL Parashar

Repost: Tobha Tek Singh is famous shorty story by Saadat Hasan Manto. He has been called the greatest short story writer of the Indian subcontinent. He was born in 1912 in Punjab and went on to become a radio and film scriptwriter, journalist and short story writer. His stories were highly controversial and he was tried for obscenity six times during his career. After Partition, Manto moved to Lahore with his wife and three daughters. He died there in 1955.

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Hindi Text, Courtesy Frances W. Pritchett Columbia.edu

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Urdu Text, Courtesy Frances W. Pritchett Columbia.edu

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English translation by Aatish Taseer, Courtesy Random House Blog

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Punjabi translation by unknown, Courtesy Punjabi Kavita

ਸ਼੍ਰੇਣੀਆਂ
Saadat Hasan Manto

Tobha Tek Singh

Saadat Hasan Manto
Saadat Hasan Manto

Tobha Tek Singh is famous shorty story by Saadat Hasan Manto. He has been called the greatest short story writer of the Indian subcontinent. He was born in 1912 in Punjab and went on to become a radio and film scriptwriter, journalist and short story writer. His stories were highly controversial and he was tried for obscenity six times during his career. After Partition, Manto moved to Lahore with his wife and three daughters. He died there in 1955.

Rendition by Zia Mohyeddin (YouTube)

Rendition by Zia Mohyeddin (SoundCloud)

View this document on Scribd

Hindi Text, Courtesy Frances W. Pritchett Columbia.edu

View this document on Scribd

Urdu Text, Courtesy Frances W. Pritchett Columbia.edu

View this document on Scribd

English translation by Aatish Taseer, Courtesy Random House Blog