Source: Long poem Loona by Shiv Kumar Batalvi is retelling of this Legend of Puran Bhagat where Loona is the protagonist instead of Puran. Luna /​ by Shiv Kumar Batalvi ; translated into English by B.M. Bhalla. Uniform Title. Lūnā. English. Author. Shiv Kumar, Other Authors. Bhalla, B. M. Loona – Book By Shiv Kumar Batalvi. Brand: Lahore Book Shop; Product Code: POE; Authors: Shiv Kumar Batalvi; Year: ; Page: ; Format.

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A guru rescues him; he gets well and becomes a Bhagat. Excellent book and Great poet. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The epic is based on the ancient legend of saint Puran Bhagat Bhagat is the Punjabi word for a saint, devotee.

Kumra Performing Arts Festival: King of Sialkot marries a young girl Loona. The amazing part of his writing is that his style is so specific, so personal yet when you read every word you only picture a conflicted and misunderstood Luna, not Shiv.

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And we’re from the same hometown Batala – hence ‘Batalvi’: Pooran forgives her and his father, and a child is later born to Luna. Shiv Kumar Batalvi has instead turned it into a tale that questions the old legend, shifts the perspective and tells the story from the perspective of the woman. Read this book and let me know about the impact this master piece had on you.


Views Read Edit View history. Jun 26, Aristotle rated it it was amazing Shelves: She falls in love with the king’s son from his first marriage, Puran who is of her age. Please try again later.

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Just a moment while we sign bataliv in to your Goodreads account. Get fast, free kumwr with Amazon Prime. Though Loona is portrayed as a villain in the legend, Shiv created the epic around her agony which caused her to become a villain. Loona, the stepmother of Puran, gets attracted to Puran and conveys her feelings to him. That is how the legend of Puran Bhagar has been told in Punjab for centuries.

This epic is considered a masterpiece in modern Punjabi literature[1] and which also created a new genre, of modern Punjabi kissa. Open Preview See a Problem? Nov 12, Binda rated it it kujar amazing. Shiv took a contrary view from the legend and created the epic around the pain of the teenaged girl forcefully married to a man much older than his age, and further, renounced by the man she fell in love with.


To see what your batzlvi thought of this book, please sign up. She falls for his son from 1st wife Puran who is of her age.

Loona (Punjabi epic)

Jul 22, Taran added it. Dec 05, Sonia Dhami rated it really liked it Shelves: I builds on the Punjabi folklore of ‘Puran Bhagat’ and then takes it to a whole new level, unshackling it from the restraints of patriarchy and morality.

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