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Asrar searching for sufism in times of pop

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By: Sher Khan LAHORE: Music artist Asrar, with his trademark sufi looks, recently released his own version of Amrita Pritam’s poem Waris Shah giving it a personal twist. There have been many renditions of the poem over the years and one wonders how these classics continue to resonate through generations with the same zeal. Asrar, […]

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A tribute to Amrita Pritam

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REGARDED as the pioneer of modern Punjabi poetry and literature, Amrita Pritam got immediate fame when she wrote the poignant poem ‘Ajj Aakhan Waris Shah Nuu’. In this poem she had expressed her anguish on the massacre of about one million people in Punjab in communal violence following the partition of British India in 1947. […]

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