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VIR SINGH. BHAI (1872-1957), poet, scholar and exegete, was a major figure in the Sikh renaissance and in the movement for the revival and renewal of Punjabi literary tradition. His identification with all the important concerns of modern Sikhism was so complete that he came to be canonized as Bhai,...
Talib, Gurbachan Singh was a scholar of Shakespeare and English literature. He has done considerable translation work in Punjabi and written scattered criticism and appreciation of Punjabi writing in introductions to books and occasional critical essays. His collection of critical essays, Unpachhate Rah (Unfamiliar Roads) provides an excellent example of...
Singh, Harbhajan, born on 18th August 1920 and died on 20th November 2002, was an eminent Punjabi poet, critic, scholar and translator. An M.A. (English and Hindi), Gyani and a Ph.D. (on A critical Study of Medieval Hindi Poetry Preserved in Gurmukhi Scripts), he has been at different stages of...
Singh, Gurdial born in 1933, is a famous Punjabi novelist, short story writer, and poet. He has written eight novels and five collections of short stories. He presents socio-economic struggle with sentiments and understanding. He did his graduation in 1964 and master of arts (Punjabi) in 1967. Gurdial Singh started...
Phul, Gurdial Singh, born at Nangal Shama in Jalandhar district in 1911 and died in Amritsar on 20 October, 1989, was a distinguished Punjabi playwright and short story writer. After adequate schooling he did his graduation in 1931 and obtained master\'s degree in Punjabi in 1937. Besides, he passed his...
Misha, Sohan Singh was born at village Bhent in district Kapurthala (Punjab) in a middle class family, Misha took an M.A. in English literature from Punjabi University in 1957. He taught English literature at National College, Sathiala, from 1957 to 1966 and joined All India Radio, Jalandhar as Producer, in...
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