Amrita Pritam (born 31 August 1919) is a household name in Punjab, being the first most prominent woman Punjabi poet and fiction writer. After partition, she made Delhi her second home. She was the first woman recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award,
the first Punjabi woman to receive the Padma Shree from the President of India in 1969. Though critical of the socialist camp, her works were translated in all the east European languages including French, Japanese and Danish.
Many of her stories and poems have been voiced by great artists like Gulzar and movies have been made on her works.
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Semester III of Amity University, Under-Graduate Syllabus of Effective Written Communication
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To Facilitate More Learning on this nice work, you can watch the tele-film:Amrita Pritam: Stench of Kerosene
Listen to the soulful rendering of Amrita's Writings by the legend Gulzar: Amrita Pritam-Recited by Gulzar