Tag: Hyderabad

Zinda Tilismath

Zinda Tilismath A world famous remedy for Cold from the city has been making waves since the last 90yrs   Zinda Tilismath has almost become synonymous with Hyderabad. This unique product from the city has become a world famous remedy for Cold. People from all parts of the world apply Zinda Tilismath inside and outside of the nose for quick… Read more →

Hyderabad Locality Names

These names are chosen by dint of their endings which are derived from Urdu, Persian, Telugu, Hindi, Marathi languages: A Abad: Aliabad, Khairtabad, Musheerabad, Saifabad, Syedabad. B Bagh: Amin bagh, Bashir bagh, Gul bagh, Jam bagh, Ibrahim bagh, Inder bagh, Kishen bagh, Moosa ram bagh, Phool bagh, Ram bagh, Seetaram bagh. Ban: Bair ban, Imli ban, Kevada ban, Tad ban.… Read more →

Nawab Jamaluddin

Nawab Jamaluddin (Jammu) Director Public Gardens and a Hyderabadi Icon. Jamaluddin was a brilliant administrator,a loyalist,and a very distinguished member of Hyderabadi society. He was very successful who lived well, laughed often and loved much,who has gained the respect of his family, his friends and establishment.He never failed to look for the best in others. As the chief of public gardens he had a… Read more →

Nawab Sir Amin Jung Bahadur

Nawab Sir Amin Jung Bahadur A Very prominent personality of erstwhile Hyderabad Son of a prominent industrialist of Madras, Khateeb Ahmed Hussain was born in Madras in 1863.He was a brilliant student and finished his law school in 1889 at the top of his class followed by M.A. degree.He then worked as sub collector in North Arcot and Anatapur districts. When his mentor Sir… Read more →

Hyderabad ki Galiyan aur Mahilley

Khairatabad Just across the small bridge over the railway line at Lakdi ka pool, is Khairatabad. The roads here are narrow so only one way traffic is permitted, which is very inconvenient. Khairatabad derives its name from a princess of the Qutb shah times called Khairati Begum. Parts of the area date back at least to the 16th century. There… Read more →

A Friend in need is a friend indeed

Hyderabad History : Sir Vicar ul Umra – Nawab Sahib was charming, gracious, hospitable, brilliant, honest, loyal and a lover of beauty and good life all packed in one.Neither debts nor official responsibilities could long divert him from his first love ,the building of the palaces including, Deodhi Iqbal-ud-Dowla, Vicar Manzil Palace The Paigah Palace, Aiwan-e-Begumpeth, and Phool Bagh Palace and the legendry… Read more →

New road in Hyderabad during Nizam Sarkar’s time

As long as H.E.H. Nizam’s mother was alive he used to visit her at Purani Haveli seven days a week, all year round rain or shine. His route was from King Kothi (Seat of Power) through St Georges Grammer School, Abids into Residency then right on Residency traffic island on to Gowli Guda, into the old city and at his final destination… Read more →

Yaad Aata Hai Mujhko Guzra Hua Zamana

Yaad Aata Hai Mujhko Guzra Hua Zamana Wo Jhadian Bagh Aam Ki, Wo Mera Aashiana Wo Gilli Dande se Khelna, Doston ko Buttai Batta Bhagana Wo Garma Main Teerna, Phir Amrai Main Jaa Kar Aam ka khana Wo Malghoba, Apoz, langda Jaise Aam ka Khana, Phir Jannat Ke Mewoon ko Bhi Bhool Jana Wo Fatah Maidan Pur Jaa Kar Matches… Read more →

Abids and the Gunfoundry area

A person by name Abid had his shop I don’t know when because I had also heard about it but did not see it. I understand it was a very beautiful shop like a departmental store and was only of its kind. The area in the begining and for a very long time was called “Abid Ki Shop” later it became Abid… Read more →