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Surjit Patar Biography, Age, Early Life, Education, Career, Personal Life, Family, Wife, Children, Books, Awards, Social Media, Net Worth

Surjit Patar Biography

Surjit Patar (born Surjit Hunjan) (14 January 1945 – 11 May 2024) was a Punjabi writer and poet from Punjab, India.

His poetry is extremely popular among the general people and has received high recognition from critics.

Surjit Patar Biography
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Surjit Patar Profile

Born: January 14, 1945, Pattar Kalan, Punjab, British India.

Died on May 11, 2024, at the age of 79, in Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

Occupation: Writer, Poet, Teacher.

Books: Birkh Arz Kare; Haneray Vich Sulgadi Varnmala.

Children: Manraj Patar and Ankur Patar

Spouse: Bhupinder Kaur Patar

Education: PhD in Literature, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.

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Surjit Patar Background

Patar hailed from hamlet Pattar (Punjabi: ਪੱਤੜ) Kalan in Jalandhar district, where he derived his surname.

After graduating from Randhir College in Kapurthala, he earned a Master’s degree from Punjabi University in Patiala and a PhD in Literature from Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar on the “Transformation of Folklore in Guru Nanak Vani”.

He then entered academia and retired as a Professor of Punjabi at Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana.

In the middle of the 1960s, he began writing poems. His poetry includes “Hawa ਵਿਚ Likhe Harf” (Words inscribed in the Air), Birkh Arz Kare (Thus Spake the Tree), Hanere Vich Sulagdi Varnmala (Words Smouldering in the Dark), Lafzaan Di Dargah (Shrine of Words), Patjhar Di Pazeb (Anklet of Autumn), and Surzameen (Music Land).

He has translated into Punjabi Federico García Lorca’s three tragedies, Girish Karnad’s play Nagmandala, and poems by Bertolt Brecht and Pablo Neruda.

He’s also adapted plays by Jean Giradoux, Euripides, and Racine. He has authored telescripts for Punjabi poets ranging from Sheikh Farid to Shiv Kumar Batalvi.

He was president of the Punjab Arts Council in Chandigarh.

He formerly served as the President of the Punjabi Sahit Akademi in Ludhiana.

He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2012.

Surjit Patar well recognized poems

“Candles”

“Hanere Vich Sulagdi Varanmala”

“Aiya Nand Kishore”

“Hanera Jarega Kiven”

“Fasla”

“Koi Daalia Cho Langeya Hawa Bann Ke” among others

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Surjit Patar Filmography

Surjit Patar wrote the dialogues for the Punjabi films Shaheed Uddham Singh and Videsh, which are the Punjabi versions of Deepa Mehta’s Heaven on Earth.

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Surjit Patar Awards

1979: The Punjab Sahitya Akademi Award

1993: Hanere Vich Sulghdi Varnmala received the Sahitya Akademi Award.

1999: Panchnad Puruskar by the Bhartiya Bhasha Parishad, Kolkata

1999: Bhartiya Bhasha Parishad in Kolkata.

2007–2008: Anad Kav Sanman

Saraswati Samman was established in 2009 by the K.K. Birla Foundation.

2009: The Gangadhar National Award for Poetry, Sambalpur University, Orissa

2012: Padma Shri Award for Literature and Education (fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India)

2014: Kusumagraj Literary Award.

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What has happened to Surjit Patar?

Surjit Singh Patar, a Padma Shri recipient and Punjabi poet and writer, died Saturday morning at his home near the Barewal Colony in Ludhiana, Punjab.

He was 79. Patar died in his sleep, his family members stated.

What are Surjit Patara’s achievements?

He has authored telescripts for Punjabi poets ranging from Sheikh Farid to Shiv Kumar Batalvi.

He is the president of the Punjab Arts Council in Chandigarh.

He formerly served as the President of the Punjabi Sahit Akademi in Ludhiana.

In 2012, he was awarded the Padma Shri.

Surjit Patar was born when?

Surjit Patar (b. 1945), born in 1978, has captivated the mass readership.

His poetic language appears to put people in a trance, and literary critics have been amazed at the new vistas to which his poetry continues to strive.

 

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