Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Sunil Dutt's Faith

The recent death of Bollywood screen icon, politician and activist Sunil Dutt reminded me of an article about his "faith community", a group of people who, though Hindus, were, as we say "Maula kay naam-laiwa"--of those who remember the lord (Ali). Here's a link to the article on a website run by the author (worth exploring in itself):

http://www.islaminterfaith.org/july2002/issue.html


Or here's a better-looking of the same article:

http://www.himalmag.com/2002/may/profile.htm

And here's an article from after his death that talks about Sunil Dutt himself and why his funeral, though not an international affair, was one of those rare occasions when common people, politicians and superstars turn out to put their shoulders together--literally:

http://news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=86382&cat=Entertainment
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