A love story of Awaaz-ae-Punjab; Amrita Pritam
Stories of Heer-Ranjha, Sohni Mahiwal have influenced us so much that we have started believing them as the epitome of spiritual worship where lover becomes the eternal quest for the better half. This love story will give us the same intensity. It is beautifully narrated by the author Uma Tilok who explains the depth of the relationship between Amrita and Imroz.
Few lines from the book ‘Amrita-Imroz’ where Uma Trilok describes Amrita Pritam.
Uma Trilok the author of the book describes ‘Amrita Pritam’ as a proud Punjabi who has lived life on her own terms. The book includes various incidents that show the intensity and understanding of the relationship shared by both of them. Amrita Pritam being the name in the Punjabi Literary world and Imroz, one of the finest painters across nation
The author has used simple language to explain the beauty of their relationship and used Amrita Poems at various places to explain her perspectives towards life, situations and people. The proximity, the author shares with Amrita Pritam gives a close peek in towards the life of Amrita Pritam.
When I wrapped myself with your being
Our bodies turned inwards in contemplation
Our limbs intertwined
Like blossoms in a garland
Like an offering at the altar of the spirit
Our names, slipping out of our lips,
Became a sacred hymn….
-From Adi Dharam by Amrita Pritam