Globally renowned actor Naseeruddin Shah will recite, translate, and discuss ghazals apposite to the current political moment in South Asia and the world. The recital will be followed by a conversation with Jisha Menon, Director of the Center for South Asia and Director of the Stanford Arts Institute, and audience Q&A.
Presented in collaboration with Stanford University's Center for Human Rights and International Justice and Center for South Asia and under the aegis of Arts & Justice Series - a speaker series that features timely explorations of religious freedom and the freedom of speech.
DATE: Saturday, May 8, 2021
TIME: 8 pm Berkeley | 11 pm New York | 4 am (+1 Day) London | 8 am (+1 Day) Lahore | 8:30am (+1 Day) Delhi | Calculate Your Local Time
About the Speaker
Naseeruddin Shah has won numerous awards in his career, including three National Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards, and an award at the Venice Film Festival. The Government of India has honored him with the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan awards for his contributions to Indian cinema. His autobiography, And Then One Day, was published in 2014.
The event is FREE and OPEN to the public.