#21 Mann ki Baat [Azadi Special]

Music credits : Sare Jahan Se Achcha – Instrumental – by Praashekh & Abhishek Borkar
Logo credits : Sunakshi, @indigofrizz (Instagram)
Follow Mariyam Haider on Instagram: mariyamhaider19, Twitter: MariyamRaza
Follow Sabika on Instagram: sabikaness
Follow MBM on Instagram: mainbhimuslim

On this 74th Independence, Lights Camera Azadi collaborates with Main Bhi Muslim which aims at bringing the Hindustani Muslim identity in the mainstream. Together we explore our relationship to our country and our constitution.

Mariyam is a writer, podcaster and spoken word artist. She has performed poetry at over 20 stages in India, Malaysia and Singapore, and her poem ‘Born A Woman’ (2020) was acknowledged as a work of art by the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy. She is the researcher of the best-selling book ‘The Billionaire Raj – A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age’ written by James Crabtree; and has written for Livemint, Feminism In India, and Asian Review of Books among others.

Sabika Muzaffar. A former Radio Mirchi jock, Sabika is a trained journalist and filmmaker, by virtue of her education at DU and NID, and a performance poet and songwriter-singer, by the labour of her love. She is also known as The शायरी Teller, for her podcast by the same name, where शायरी Personified descends from the pedestal and is eager to start a dialogue, to converse, to tell stories, for a change.

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