Book Online Tickets for Daastan-E-Ameer Hamza, Bengaluru.  Dastangoi is an ancient Urdu storytelling form. It was one of the most popular form of folk entertainment in Indian subcontinent till late 19th Century. It was revived during mid- late 2000s.Dastan-e-Ameer Hamza is the most popular stories that

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 Dastangoi is an ancient Urdu storytelling form. It was one of the most popular form of folk entertainment in Indian subcontinent till late 19th Century. It was revived during mid- late 2000s.Dastan-e-Ameer Hamza is the most popular stories that is told in this form. In these stories, Ameer hamza’s friend Amar Aiyaar (Amar, the trickster) along with his other Aiyaar friends, fight the magicians of Afraasiyab, the villain, in a world of fantasies and magic, Tilism-e-hoshruba. Though the main characters of the stories are Arab, Indian Dastangos made them quite Indian using the local languages, anecdotes and characters. Each Dastan is an episode of one or more of these fights, with its own unique narrative, tricks and literature. Kafeel Jafri will be presenting one such episode from Tilism-e-hoshruba, "Dastan Mahtab Jadu ki

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