Khushwant Singh

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Birthday
2, 1915
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Mar 20, 2014 (99)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1915
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Mar 20, 2014 (99)

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Remembered for his literary, journalistic, and political work, he penned numerous novels and short story collections, wrote for such prominent publications as The Illustrated Weekly of India and the Hindustan Times and served in the Indian Parliament's Rajya Sabha.

Before Fame

He studied at Government College (Lahore); St. Stephen's College (New Delhi); and King's College (London).

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His numerous honors include the 1974 Padma Bhushan and the 2007 Padma Vibhushan. Also a lawyer, he served in the Lahore Court for nearly a decade.

Family Life

His marriage to Kawal Malik resulted in children named Mala and Rahul.

Associated With

He is the great-uncle of prominent Indian film actress Amrita Singh.

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