Monday, October 31, 2005

Amrita Pritam passes away

Noted Punjabi writer Amrita Pritam Passed away in New Delhi on October31,2005(Monday) at 3.30pm.She was 86.Her noted work PINJAR was recently made into a bollywood film,with a memorable performance by Manoj Bajpayee.She had been a recepient of Padma Vibhushan,GyanPeeth awaard,Sahitya Akademi award.Rasidi Ticket ,an autobiographical work,was also the most cotroversial of her works.
She was a sensitive poet andwriter ,and a courageous human being.She was totally secular in her thoughts and words and actions.I salute such a great soul.

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