Eminent poets regale audience at DLF Club5 with original compositions
17th April 2018 Gurugram: The city of Gurugram transformed into a vibrant literary hub with the ‘Aainakhana’ been held at DLF Club5. Organized by DLF5 and Delhi Shayari Club, ‘Aainakhana’- a one of its kind poetry event was a joyous celebration of Urdu and Hindi poetry along with a serious reflection on its continuing legacy.
Some of the prominent poets of the country that enthralled the audience with their scholarly compositions included Vipul Kumar, Abbas Qamar, Shariq Kaifi, Farhat Ehsas, Tarkash Pradeep and the likes.
Aainkakhana was aimed at binging the young poets and seasoned poets on one platform with an aim to motivate the youth to listen and enjoy baithaks and shayaris. Setting the tone of Aainakhana Abbas Qmar one of the younest poet of the line up recited ‘ hairat se muje dekh,muje daikhne wale, main apne saleeke ka akela he bacha hu.’ His performance was followed by Tarkesh Pradip ‘mera pinjra khol doya hai tum bhi ajab shikari ho, apne he par kaat liye hai main bhi ajab parinda hu’.
One of India’s seasoned poet and leading contemporary Urdu poet, recited few of his solful compositions clsoing the evening he recited ‘ye sehr vo hai ke koi khushi to kya deta, kisi ne dil bhi dukhaya nahi bohot dino se’
‘Kisi bhi shart pe manzoor uski kurbat the, jo dosti hai abhi vo kabhi mohabbat the’ said Shariq Kaifi, another noted Urdu poet who performed at Aainakhana.
Since its inception in April 2017, Delhi Shayari Club has been instrumental in organizing regular informal meetings or baithaks, to celebrate Urdu poetry. Delhi Shayari Club aspires to entertain and engage the audience from diverse backgrounds in an organic way. For the past one year, this unique poets’ society, featuring students, corporate professionals, film lyricists, and more, has been organizing regular informal meetings, or baithaks, such as this one to celebrate Urdu poetry. Founded in early 2017
Poetry is an integral part of literature and helps contribute towards building culture. Urdu poetry is a rich tradition of poetry and has many different forms and is fast gaining popularity with the Indian youth.
DLF5 time and again organizes such cultural events. The company believes that these initiatives not just engage and entertain the residents but help in community building. The Club5 had earlier hosted Algebra conversations with renowned tabla legend Zakir Hussain and social activist and Pratham CEO Madhav Chavan.
“I love poetry and really enjoyed the evening. The session was indeed soul satisfying. It was a like a waft of fresh air amidst growing urbanization and proliferation of technology,” said Neeta Gandhi, a resident of DLF5.