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Urdu language , member of the Indo-Aryan group within the Indo-European family of languages. Urdu is spoken as a first language by nearly 70 million people and as a second language by more than million people, predominantly in Pakistan and India. Notably, Urdu and Hindi are mutually intelligible. Urdu developed in the 12th century ce from the regional Apabhramsha of northwestern India, serving as a linguistic modus vivendi after the Muslim conquest. Its first major poet was Amir Khosrow — , who composed dohas couplets , folk songs, and riddles in the newly formed speech, then called Hindvi.
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The UK premiere of a play based on a series of letters describing the real-life experiences of an Indian husband and his Pakistani wife are among the highlights of a first-of-its-kind virtual Urdu festival being hosted in Britain. All the performers of the play, referred to as MBW for short, have written their own scripts and verses. As one of the most elegant languages, Urdu is able to express love in all its manifestations, divine and earthly, using the most beautiful symbolism.
What creative literature does is sometimes at variance with what it is expected - even demanded - to do in Pakistan. How can we forget the unsolicited counsel given to his captive audience - Pakistani writers attending an official conference - by Chief Martial Law Administrator Gen Ziaul Haq in Islamabad in The general declared that those who did not actively promote his 'fascist ideology' had no right over nature's blessings - including moonlight - available to Pakistani citizens. Delivering the abhorrent script penned by one of his hired speech-writers - one wonders if it was Wing Commander Muzaffar Ali Syed or Brigadier Siddiq Salik; or it may well have been a joint effort - the military dictator had as much legitimacy to address the country's writers in attendance as he had to rule the country itself. His speech-writer had mentioned and quoted Akhtar Husain Jafri, a worthy Urdu poet from Lahore, as an example of 'unpatriotic' writing deserving of condemnation.