HarperCollins India presents The Night of Broken Glass by Feroz Rather

        is delighted to announce the publication of The Night of Broken Glass by Feroz Rather, a novel in short stories and a fictional account on Kashmir New Delhi, 22nd June 2018: In The Night of Broken Glass, Feroz Rather provides the readers a glimpse of the courage and daily life of… Continue reading HarperCollins India presents The Night of Broken Glass by Feroz Rather

HarperCollins India presents Gita: The Battle of the Worlds by Sonal Sachdev Patel and Jemma Wayne

 Is delighted to announce the release of the book Gita: The Battle of the Worlds A beautifully reimagined adventure story transporting the sacred Hindu verse of the GITA into a book that is relevant to everybody’s life 'It’s time that the Gita is presented in its true context – not as a moralistic book, but… Continue reading HarperCollins India presents Gita: The Battle of the Worlds by Sonal Sachdev Patel and Jemma Wayne

Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from January

2018 is here, and so are our bumper line-up of wonderful books! There's a book for every kind of reader on this list. Happy reading, folks.

The Role Ajmer Sharif Played in Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan being Chosen the Successor to Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat's father Fateh Ali Khan was diagnosed with throat cancer and died in March 1964, just when Nusrat was appearing for his school-leaving exam. Shortly before his death, one of Nusrat’s sisters, Kaniz Fatima, recalls an intense moment: ‘When our father was going to leave us forever, he called us all around him and asked us to chant the Kalima. We were doing… Continue reading The Role Ajmer Sharif Played in Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan being Chosen the Successor to Fateh Ali Khan

The Little Qawwal: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

From very early on, Nusrat was deeply interested in everything related to music. In secret, he followed the classes when his father was teaching some of his students, absorbing and storing away all the knowledge he could, even trying to play the harmonium when his father was out of earshot. One day, while Nusrat was engrossed in his attempts to play one of… Continue reading The Little Qawwal: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

How Pervez Fateh Ali Khan was named Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

On 13 October 1948, a baby boy was born to Fateh Ali Khan’s family—Pervez Fateh Ali Khan, also known by his nickname, Paiji. He was the first boy, born after four girls, which made him the centre of attention and everybody’s darling. His birth was celebrated with great ceremony. Many reputed musicians, like Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Lal Khan, and the… Continue reading How Pervez Fateh Ali Khan was named Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan