52 episodes

Welcome to the first-ever Educational Podcast on Urdu Stories for children! Urdu stories from our childhood, narrated by Mahwash. Living abroad Mahwash realized that in the fast paced life of a modern expat family, children lose touch with their Pakistani heritage, language and experiences. Through the retelling of these stories she brings to life our childhood experiences, building curiosity and imagination in our children, giving new life to the famous characters of yore. Mahwash aims to revive the art and medium of Urdu story narration and lessons learnt all the while preserving our language and culture. It’s the kahanis of our nanis and dadi, retold for our children again!

Bachpan Ki Kahaniyan Mahwash Rehman

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

Welcome to the first-ever Educational Podcast on Urdu Stories for children! Urdu stories from our childhood, narrated by Mahwash. Living abroad Mahwash realized that in the fast paced life of a modern expat family, children lose touch with their Pakistani heritage, language and experiences. Through the retelling of these stories she brings to life our childhood experiences, building curiosity and imagination in our children, giving new life to the famous characters of yore. Mahwash aims to revive the art and medium of Urdu story narration and lessons learnt all the while preserving our language and culture. It’s the kahanis of our nanis and dadi, retold for our children again!

    Episode 50 | Lab Pay Aati Hay Dua Ban Kay Tamana Meri | (A Child’s Prayer by Allama Iqbal)

    Episode 50 | Lab Pay Aati Hay Dua Ban Kay Tamana Meri | (A Child’s Prayer by Allama Iqbal)

    BKK #50: A child makes a beautiful dua (prayer) to God. What profound message does Iqbal give to us by writing this poem on behalf of the children? Find out in this episode.

    Mahwash asks the kids to take some time to reflect on Iqbal’s message.
    Kids learn South Asian poetic recitation style, and Urdu words and get quizzed on Prayer, Life, Lips, Wish, Candle, Light, Darkness, My Existence, Country, Beauty, Garden, Moth, Protect, Bad deeds, Pious, Right Path, among others.

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    Welcome to the First-Ever Educational Podcast on Urdu Stories for children! 

    Urdu stories from our childhood, narrated by Mahwash. Living abroad Mahwash realized that in the fast-paced life of a modern expat family, children lose touch with their Pakistani heritage, language, and experiences. Through the retelling of these stories, she brings to life our childhood experiences, building curiosity and imagination in our children, giving new life to the famous characters of yore. Mahwash aims to revive the art and medium of Urdu story narration and lessons learned all the while preserving our language and culture.  
    It’s the kahanis of our nani and dadi, retold for our children again!
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    Artwork by: Kanwal Mushtaq
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/BachpanKiKahaniyan)

    • 28 min
    Episode 49 | Cheetah Aur Loomari | (The Leopard & The Fox)

    Episode 49 | Cheetah Aur Loomari | (The Leopard & The Fox)

    BKK #49: How does a fox choose to respond to a self-praising leopard when he tells her that she is very ordinary looking. Find out in this episode.
    Kids learn Urdu words and get quizzed on Fox, Chit-Chat, Danger, Animal, Self-Praise, Beauty, Skin, Fur, and Intellect among others. 

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    Instagram: @bachpan_ki_kahaniyan_bkk   
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    Welcome to the First-Ever Educational Podcast on Urdu Stories for children! 

    Urdu stories from our childhood, narrated by Mahwash. Living abroad Mahwash realized that in the fast-paced life of a modern expat family, children lose touch with their Pakistani heritage, language, and experiences. Through the retelling of these stories, she brings to life our childhood experiences, building curiosity and imagination in our children, giving new life to the famous characters of yore. Mahwash aims to revive the art and medium of Urdu story narration and lessons learned all the while preserving our language and culture.  
    It’s the kahanis of our nani and dadi, retold for our children again!
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    Artwork by: Kanwal Mushtaq


    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/BachpanKiKahaniyan)

    • 12 min
    Episode 48 | Chalaaki | (Over Smartness)

    Episode 48 | Chalaaki | (Over Smartness)

    BKK #48: What happens when the two helpers of an old woman get rid of her Rooster to break the old woman’s habit of getting up early in the morning, in the hopes to get more sleep and lessen their work. Would they be able to outsmart the old lady? Find out in this episode.
    Kids learn Urdu words and get quizzed at the end of the episode on Rooster, Old Woman, Plan, Rooster’s Crow, Prayers, Winter, Difficult, among others.

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    Join BKK Facebook Community: Bachpan Ki Kahaniyan

    More on Mahwash's work: website 
    Instagram: @bachpan_ki_kahaniyan_bkk   
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    Welcome to the First-Ever Educational Podcast on Urdu Stories for children! 

    Urdu stories from our childhood, narrated by Mahwash. Living abroad Mahwash realized that in the fast-paced life of a modern expat family, children lose touch with their Pakistani heritage, language, and experiences. Through the retelling of these stories, she brings to life our childhood experiences, building curiosity and imagination in our children, giving new life to the famous characters of yore. Mahwash aims to revive the art and medium of Urdu story narration and lessons learned all the while preserving our language and culture.  
    It’s the kahanis of our nani and dadi, retold for our children again!
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    Artwork by: Kanwal Mushtaq


    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/BachpanKiKahaniyan)

    • 15 min
    Episode 47 | Chiryon Say Larki Nay Kya Seekha | (What Did A Girl Learn From The Sparrows)

    Episode 47 | Chiryon Say Larki Nay Kya Seekha | (What Did A Girl Learn From The Sparrows)

    BKK #47: What does a girl observe from the sparrows’ behavior that makes her think of different kinds of people in this world. 
    In this thought-provoking story, Mahwash draws an analogy between the birds and humans and makes the kids ponder what kind of a human being they choose to become.
    Kids learn Urdu words and get quizzed on Sparrows, Girl, Grandmother, Pearl Millet, Blessings, among others.

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    More on Mahwash's work: website 
    Instagram: @bachpan_ki_kahaniyan_bkk   
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    Welcome to the First-Ever Educational Podcast on Urdu Stories for children! 

    Urdu stories from our childhood, narrated by Mahwash. Living abroad Mahwash realized that in the fast-paced life of a modern expat family, children lose touch with their Pakistani heritage, language, and experiences. Through the retelling of these stories, she brings to life our childhood experiences, building curiosity and imagination in our children, giving new life to the famous characters of yore. Mahwash aims to revive the art and medium of Urdu story narration and lessons learned all the while preserving our language and culture.  
    It’s the kahanis of our nani and dadi, retold for our children again!
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    Artwork by: Kanwal Mushtaq


    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/BachpanKiKahaniyan)

    • 15 min
    Episode 46 | Khargosh Aur Neola | (The Rabbit & The Weasel)

    Episode 46 | Khargosh Aur Neola | (The Rabbit & The Weasel)

    BKK #46: What happens when a weasel falsely claims the rabbit’s house? What is the consequence of his dishonesty? Find out in this episode.
    Mahwash makes the kids realize that dishonesty gets one into trouble one way or the other.  
    Kids learn Urdu words and get quizzed at the end of the episode on Rabbit, Weasel, Burrow, Ground, Old, Hear, Clever, Dishonest, among others.


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    Join BKK Facebook Community: Bachpan Ki Kahaniyan

    More on Mahwash's work: website 
    Instagram: @bachpan_ki_kahaniyan_bkk   
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    Welcome to the First-Ever Educational Podcast on Urdu Stories for children! 

    Urdu stories from our childhood, narrated by Mahwash. Living abroad Mahwash realized that in the fast-paced life of a modern expat family, children lose touch with their Pakistani heritage, language, and experiences. Through the retelling of these stories, she brings to life our childhood experiences, building curiosity and imagination in our children, giving new life to the famous characters of yore. Mahwash aims to revive the art and medium of Urdu story narration and lessons learned all the while preserving our language and culture.  
    It’s the kahanis of our nani and dadi, retold for our children again!
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    Artwork by: Kanwal Mushtaq


    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/BachpanKiKahaniyan)

    • 14 min
    Episode 45 | Lakarhara Aur Sonay Ki Kulhaari | (The Woodcutter & The Golden Axe)

    Episode 45 | Lakarhara Aur Sonay Ki Kulhaari | (The Woodcutter & The Golden Axe)

    BKK #45: Why does a mermaid offer a Golden axe to a woodcutter who accidentally drops his iron axe into the river? Will the woodcutter take the Golden Axe? What will the mermaid do based on his response? Find out in this episode.
    Mahwash asks the kids to reflect on the rewards of being honest.
    Kids learn Urdu words and get quizzed at the end of the episode on Woodcutter, Axe, Gold, Silver, Iron, River, Thirsty, Mermaid, and Honest, among others.

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    Want to SUPPORT Bachpan Ki Kahaniyan? Contribute here: Patreon. Thank You!

    Join BKK Facebook Community: Bachpan Ki Kahaniyan

    More on Mahwash's work: website 
    Instagram: @bachpan_ki_kahaniyan_bkk   
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    Welcome to the First-Ever Educational Podcast on Urdu Stories for children! 

    Urdu stories from our childhood, narrated by Mahwash. Living abroad Mahwash realized that in the fast-paced life of a modern expat family, children lose touch with their Pakistani heritage, language, and experiences. Through the retelling of these stories, she brings to life our childhood experiences, building curiosity and imagination in our children, giving new life to the famous characters of yore. Mahwash aims to revive the art and medium of Urdu story narration and lessons learned all the while preserving our language and culture.  
    It’s the kahanis of our nani and dadi, retold for our children again!
    -
    Artwork by: Kanwal Mushtaq


    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/BachpanKiKahaniyan)

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

alikamil2020 ,

Our kids love it! Huge service to our community

My two daughters love listening to your podcast. The way you read it in Urdu and English, explain the meaning, and the lesson from each story. These are stories from our own childhood and your podcast is making it possible for us to pass these memories, lessons, and culture to our kids. Thank you for your dedication and pursuit of this, this is a huge service to our community and culture.

Mimi62916 ,

Such a huge service to our community!

Thank you so so much Mahwish! Every aspect of this podcast is top quality! My children and I love listening to your stories! JazakAllah khayr!

Mustafa, New Jersey USA ,

Love this podcast

I listen to your beautiful Urdu podcast at bedtime with my 8 year old son. We both love listening to you. Meray baitay ko aap ki wajah say Urdu seekhnay ko milta hay, bohot bohot shukriya, keep up the great work

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