Shamim Hanfi: Urdu-Hindi

  • 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.

Hanfi also provided a separate lecture on Manto himself. Watch it here.