Google Doodle commemorates Urdu writer Ismat Chughtai's 107th birth anniversary

Published on: Aug 21, 2018 11:37 IST
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Google Doodle commemorates Urdu writer Ismat Chughtai’s 107th birth anniversary

Urdu is one of the finest languages that this world has witnessed in decades. Every verse and poem in Urdu has the potential of mesmerising your soul. Today, Google is also celebrating on the birth anniversary of one of the most eminent Urdu writer, Ismat Chughtai. Google doodle is commemorating 107th birth anniversary the life and work of Ismat through their artwork. "The grande dame of Urdu fiction would have been 107 today" Google mentioned in a blog post while explaining the doodle. She was usually called courageous and straightforward from the assessment of one of her early controversial stories, 'Lihaf' (The Quilt) written in 1942 that has come to define her reputation.

There was a magic in her writing. She never shied away from writing from her heart. Her work largely depicted the realistic world of scandals, feuds, gossip, families crammed into small houses in Uttar Pradesh in the first half of the twentieth century. One of her most famous work, Lihaaf was based on a well-circulated rumor about a begum in Aligarh who was said to be having an affair with a female help.

Ismat Chughtai was accompanied by her second-oldest sibling, Azim Beg Chughtai, who wrote short stories. In theater group, Ismat Chughtai, occasionally appreciates what can be known as a sporadic resurgence. In her compositions, Ismat Chughtai figured out how to catch in an unmediated way the lives and travails of every one of her characters, a considerable lot of who were basically ladies. Her discoursed were composed in 'begamati zuban' - a type of Urdu talked among ladies in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh - which was named as raunchy.

Her compositions can be mapped with practical, testing female characters. She was granted the lofty Padma Shri by the Government of India in 1976 in acknowledgment of her scholarly achievements and her dauntless commitment to her convictions. Chughtai's continuing heritage has rejuvenated Urdu and brought another culture into reality.

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