Podcast | Stages of Love Part 2: The Art of 'Kashish' in Urdu Poetry

February is considered to be the month of love. So, we looked at different stages of love in this 4-part series.

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The word 'Kashish' means attraction. The world of Urdu poetry looks at the art of attraction in different ways, from Wasim Barelvi to Sahir Ludhianvi to modern lyricists like Sameer, everyone has a unique way of understanding attraction. 

February is considered to be the month of love. So, we decided to look at different stages of love in this 4-part series.

In the previous episode about 'Nazar', the Shayar set his eyes on their beloved. Listen to this episode of Urdunama, where Fabeha talks about the feeling of being charmed by someone, and find out if this Kashish will fulfill itself.


This episode is the second part in a four-part Valentine's Day Special series. To listen to the first episode about 'Nazar', click here.

To listen to our review podcast 'Do I Like It', click here.

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Check out more episodes of 'Urdunama', a podcast where we talk about everyday Urdu words you hear in movies and songs. Click here.


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