Tagged: Lahore

Prem Chopra


Prem Chopra was born in Lahore , Punjab on 23 September 1935.He was the third of their six children and was brought up in Shimla after his family shifted there after India’s great partition. His father had always wanted his son to be a doctor.But Chopra had already started participating in many English and Hindi...


Amrita Singh Shergill


Born in Budapest ,on 30 January , 1913 to Umrao Singh Sher-Gil Majithia, a Sikh aristocrat and a scholar in Sanskrit and Persian, and Marie Antoniette Gottesmann, a Jewish opera singer from Hungary .Shergill was the elder of the two daughters. At sixteen years old Amrita Singh Shergill sailed to France with her mother to...


Satish Gujral


Satish Gujral was born in Jhelum on 23 December 1925 in pre-partition India . At the tender age of 8 an illness fatally impaired his hearing . In 1939 he joined Mayo School of Arts in Lahore to study applied arts . In 1944 he moved to Bombay and enrolled in sir J.J School of...

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