Vāris Shāh (1722-1798)

Waris Shah (Punjabi: وارث شاہ, ਵਾਰਿਸ ਸ਼ਾਹ) (1722–1798) was a Punjabi Sufi poet, renowned for his contribution to Punjabiliterature. He is best known for his seminal work Heer Ranjha, based on the traditional folk tale of Heer and her lover Ranjha.Heer is considered one of the quintessential works of classical Punjabi literature. The story of Heer was also told by several other writers—including notable versions by Damodar Das, Mukbal, andAhmed Gujjar—but Waris Shah's version is by far the most popular today.

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Vāris Shāh: Panjabi Qissa Poet (Part 2 of 2)

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Classical Poet Waris Shah is also called Shakespeare of t...

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<a href="/book/adventures-hir-and-ranjha">The Adventures of Hir and Ranjha</a>
Varis Shah, Charles Frederick Usborne
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