Roop Dhillon

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Roop Dhillon (ਰੂਪ ਢਿੱਲੋਂ) is an Accountant by day and a Punjabi writer by night. He has had four books published to date, all in Punjabi. Details of these books can be found on wikipedia.

Roop is unusual as he is an Englishman born and raised, albeit of Punjabi descent. He has always been passionate about English Literature and Literature in general. In his teen years he wrote many poems in English. The plan was one day to become a published author in fiction, however in the 1980s he was only been offered the chance to publish stories about arrange marriages and the like. At the time not many British Asians wrote and he did not want to exclusively write about Indian culture.
In an ironic twist of fate, a visit to a Sikh Kingdoms exhibition a

My Punjabi Novels

My name is Roop Dhillon ( Rupinderpal Singh) and I can be found on wikipedia...I am a British raised and born author who has chosen to write in Punjabi. My previous work, Bharind, was published in India by Lahore Bookshop and includes some of the first proper Science Fiction written in Punjabi.

I have just published through BLURB the new Punjabi novel "O" as in Oorha..The first link below allows... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 05, 2013 04:53 Tags: punjabi
Average rating: 5.0 · 2 ratings · 1 review · 1 distinct work

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2013
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Excellent. What can I say? It is about our selfish human flaws and the inevitability of it all. It is about hope and despair. But what is really good about it is how it transcends so called genres and cleaverly ( I'm sure the how and why has been dis ...more
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Busy writing most of the time so rarely get to read...have so many books on the list, but as I a writing a Punjabi novel about Musashi it made sense as part of research to read this and I am 3/4s through and have to say it is a very good book..
Marhi da Diva -  Last Flicker by Gurdial Singh
" ok..It's on my I'll give it another go...
Saintly Sinner (Pavitra Paapi) by Nanak Singh
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Sorry for late reply

I would recommend anything by
Shivcharan Jaggi Kussa
amrita preetum, probably Pinjar
Ram Saroop Anokhi

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