Urdu & Modern India

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Urdu is not just any language, it is a complete culture. For centuries it has been the language of sophisticated literature as well as popular culture, a role it is living to the fullest in modern India. Through a series of interviews, the film traces the journey of Urdu in contemporary India as it meets the challenges of a society, a nation and the culture in the throes of transition. It shows how Urdu has gone beyond its script and is today fulfilling and extraordinary destiny – as a language of peace and love.