Twin city screening

A screening of an extract from Sohrab Modi’s 1957 Nawsherwan-E-Adil along with a dinner for the residents of the Maneckbai Chenoy Agiary complex in Hyderabad marked their Khordad Saal celebrations. "A few special invitees” were also part of the August 22, 2019 gathering of 70 community members, wrote fire temple secretary Russi Doctor in an email to Parsiana. A humbandagi and garlanding of the Prophet’s photo by Staty Doctor kicked off the evening. Aspi Debara, secretary of the Parsi Zoroastrian Anjuman of Secunderabad and Hyderabad lit a lamp.      Staty Doctor (l) and Aspi Debara: celebrating Khordad Saal  at Maneckbai Chenoy Agiary complex, Hyderabad       Dinner was subsidized by the fire temple trust while Faram Desai made overall arrangements for the evening’s program. Farida Antia provided a one-hour excerpt from the film from publicly available sources and Beraaz Italia provided the sound system, wrote Russi. The catering was executed by Abad Wadia. The morning’s jashan was performed by Ervads Mehernosh Bharucha and Dinshah Surti. The 90-member congregation included residents of both Hyderabad and Secunderabad.   ...

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