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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Amrita Pritam


When Amrita Pritam took to smoking while she was in love with Sahir Ludhianvi: 'He appeared like a genie in the smoke...'

March 08, 2022 6:03 pm

Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam were never married but their love for each other was known widely. On Sahir's 101st birth anniversary, recalling the time when he told his mother that Amrita was the only woman he could have married.

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?)".