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Hate Learning Urdu? The Game Of Thrones Can Help!
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Published: Mar 2, 2015

Remember how you were taught your Urdu qaida in school? All of hated memorising it and then it was just so… boring!

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Ramish Safa, a business graduate turned digital artist, recently revived our Urdu qaida. He fused pop and desi culture to make learning Urdu fun.

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Urdu alphabets are explained by using characters from HBO’s popular series Game of Thrones (GOT)

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These mugs are a pun not only on the characters but also on desi culture! For example “Seen” is for Cersei and also about the Saas who hunts a bahu who can make gol rotis! 

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The mugs are just a teaser of Safa’s book “Urdu 101″, a book that teaches Urdu to children in a non-conformist way. This book also evidences the evolution of Urdu as a language.

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Here’s how his book looks:

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We LOVE the idea that Urdu is becoming fun and more relatable – what do you think?