Shamim Hanfi

On Urdu and Hindi

  • Shamim Hanfi, Jamia Millia Islamia | April 27, 2012

As part of a week-long celebration of the centenary of Saadat Hasan Manto, The Hindi Urdu Flagship at the University of Texas at Austin hosted a series of lectures by the renowned Urdu critic and historian, Shamim Hanfi. In this informal talk, Hanfi discusses some interesting moments in the complicated history of Urdu and Hindi.