Amrita Pritam: 'I wanted to write at all costs, and I did'8 min read . Updated: 30 Aug 2020, 10:00 AM IST
Ahead of Amrita Pritam’s 101st birth anniversary, a close friend of her girlhood shares with Lounge an unpublished interview conducted for a school magazine
Celebrated poet and novelist Amrita Pritam is one of the most recognized Punjabi authors of the 20th century. Although she has more than 100 books to her credit, she is best known for her novel Pinjar. Amrita Pritam wrote in Punjabi and Hindi, but her works have been translated into many languages, including Danish, Japanese, French and Mandarin.
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