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Amrita Pritam


When Amrita Pritam handled finances during a film shoot

February 14, 2021 9:37 pm

Paranjpye's memoir 'A Patchwork Quilt: A Collage of My Creative Life' published by HarperCollins India, reveals snippets and information about the film 'Sparsh'

Amrita Pritam's 101st Birth Anniversary: 'Wo yahin hai, ghar par hi hai, kahin nahi gayi...'

September 01, 2020 12:27 am

Amrita. Immortal. The one who lives forever. More than 15 years after her death in 2005, Amrita Pritam is still a constant presence in the life of Inderjeet alias Imroz, an artist whom she met nearly 63 years ago. The two never married, but had a live-in relationship for 40 years.

Uma Trilok’s new book is a compelling tale of the love Amrita Pritam and Imroz shared

January 01, 2020 1:36 pm

As someone who teaches, sings, and writes poetry, Trilok says it’s her love for writing that led her to Amrita.

Amrita Pritam's 100th birth anniversary: ‘She lived what she wrote’

September 01, 2019 3:54 pm

On her 100th birth anniversary, writers remember the enfant terrible of Punjabi literature, Amrita Pritam.

Amrita and I

September 01, 2019 6:01 am

Veteran poet and director Gulzar on Amrita Pritam and how she’d never tire of listening to his poem, Dastak.

The life, love and poetry of Amrita Pritam

September 01, 2019 1:20 pm

She wrote about female sexuality, self-realisation and the pain of loss at a time when women mostly wrote on conservative themes. Remembering the rebellion of poet Amrita Pritam, who would have turned 100 yesterday

100 years of Amrita Pritam: An ode to a rebel, her words & love

September 04, 2019 1:39 am

Unapologetically bold and expressive, both in her writings and personal life, Amrit Kaur alias Amrita Pritam born in Gujranwala of Pakistan on August 31, 1919 was all that a woman wasn't allowed or accepted to be in her times — a fierce writer, a passionate lover and a born rebel.

Amrita Pritam: Google honours Punjabi writer on her 100th birth anniversary with doodle

August 31, 2019 9:46 am

Amrita Pritam: The Google Doodle is a reference to the Punjabi writer's autobiography Kala Gulab (Black Rose).

The intriguing love story of Amrita Pritam and Sahir Ludhianvi

September 01, 2019 1:43 pm

Amrita Pritam knew that Sahir had a commitment phobia and his love for her was not as intense. She wrote to him, "Maine toot ke pyaar kiya tum se/Kya tumne bhi utna kiya mujh se? (I loved you wholeheartedly/ Did you also love me that much?)".

Amrita Pritam lives on in hearts of many through her words, nazms

March 04, 2019 2:26 am

Gulzar Singh Sandhu recalls how he wrote to Pritam when she won the Sahitya Natak Akademi Award, and got a prompt hand-written reply from her, asking him to meet her if he stayed in Delhi.