Munshi Premchand's Collection Of Short Stories - Guldasta
Category: Short Film, Television
An extremely famous name that comes to mind when we talk of Urdu novel writers is that of Munshi Premchand. The life history of Premchand is like that of any ordinary man. But what makes him stand out are the numerous works he composed in his lifetime. They are still read with much enthusiasm and admiration. He managed to secure a job as a teacher in a primary school and rapidly got promoted to the post of Deputy Inspector of Schools. When Mahatma Gandhi announced the non-cooperation movement, Premchand quit his job and devoted his time to writing fully.
This collection of episodic stories is based on Munshi Premchand's Work that revolve around Moral vales, Society and the Youth. Every story is unique and depicts issues like Dowry, Corruption, Ragging in college and discrimination on the basis of gender, etc. The stories have an universal approach to problems faced even in modern times. Produced by Drishti Films, these stories have made notable appearance on Doordarshan and had deep impact on Indian audiences irrespective of class and creed.