Tagged: Prem Singh

The Festival of Life – Prem Singh

It was early morning on 15 April, 1943 that I was born to my mother Mohinder Kaur and father Arjan Singh at Patiala. The city also served as the Capital of Pepsu – a short lived State within East Punjab carved out after 1947. The area was known as Kutcha Patiala. I was the fourth child. I was brought in a Sikh Family… Read More

Drawing the Essence of Punjabi Folk Songs: Artist Prem Singh

Twenty-nine years ago, artist Prem Singh, and his poet friend, Amarjit Chandan, made a pact on a sketchbook in Chandigarh. The poet would give him one-liner Punjabi folk epigrams and he would illustrate them. Soon after, the poet migrated to western lands and Prem Singh stayed behind. Both kept on creating in their own ways but Prem Singh did not forget his promise…Read More