Daily Archives: October 29, 2015

Pari Khana: The Hub of Cultural Activities during the Nawabi Reign

Lucknow was considered the cultural capital of northern India during the Nawabi era. The Nawabs used to enjoy the traditional Ghazals and Nazms sung by accomplished singers in their courtrooms and reputed Kathak dancers are said to have impressed the Nawabs with their artistic dance moves. With their appealing grace and charm, the courtesans, who […]

Lucknow and the Silver Screen

The reach and the impact of the small screen is assuming a bigger and better dimension with every passing day. The popularity of the television can be gauged from the increasing appearance of superstars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Karan Johar and many more stalwarts of the big screen, […]