"For centuries, handwriting was the definitive mark of social status, education and liberal values in India. Calligraphers mastered the swooping Urdu script in ivory-tower institutions and penned copies of the Koran for wealthy patrons. The pinnacle of a katib’s achievement meant a seat at court and a chance to earn the sultan’s ear." – Scott Carney
The Musalman is the only handwritten newspaper in Asia and has been operational since 1927. This Documentary looks simply amazing! Designers and Typographers will be inspired for sure. Thanks to The Brilliance.