LHI HerStory

LHI HerStory

Ismat Chughtai: Telling it Like it is

Ismat Chughtai was a pillar of the modern Urdu short story and a woman who dared to write about the one thing that was most taboo in her time – feminine sexuality. Catch the story of a literary realist who was accused of ‘obscenity’ because her simple but powerful stories threatened conservative Indian society.