Yusuf Khan was scared of Dilip Kumar

Hyderabad, July 8 -- Mohammed Wajihuddin The massive auditorium at Mumbai's Nehru Centre was packed. The annual mushaira which had an impressive list of participating poets, including Ahmed Faraz fro... Read More

Revival of ancient south Mumbai tank brings back pond animals

Hyderabad, June 21 -- Mohammed Wajihuddin The turtles and the fish are perhaps feeling a bit crammed. The small tanks which temporarily hold them are no substitute for their bigger habitat, the ancie... Read More

Fear factor is being drilled into the minds of minorities

Hyderabad, June 4 -- Mohammed Wajihuddin In the course of her continuing friction with the Centre, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee recently used a slightly changed version of a dialogue from the 1970s... Read More

Marriages are made in Heaven but they have to pass multiple tests on Earth

Hyderabad, May 19 -- Mohammed Wajihuddin It seems anachronistic to talk about a wedding anniversary in the devastating times of deaths and funerals. But life must go on. Negativity must not chain us,... Read More

Don't taint the glorious Ganga

Hyderabad, May 17 -- Mohammed Wajihuddin Legendary director Raj Kapoor's Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985) was an important film. And its runaway success was not because of the two scenes which had the pur... Read More

Prof. Shakeel Samdani-why were you in such a hurry?

Hyderabad, May 10 -- Mohammed Wajihuddin The meeting was at the common room which we used mostly to watch the weekly Chitrahar on the Television set and occasionally to host important guests. But tha... Read More

Stop Central Vista Project, build hospitals

Hyderabad, May 6 -- Mohammed Wajihuddin Amidst India's worst health crises, the Centre is coming up with a powerful politician's pet project-the Central Vista Redevelopment Project (CVRP)-in the hear... Read More