February 03, 2011

Great Personalities of Pre 1947 Jalandhar ( Jullundur )

Renowned actress  Begum Para, the land-owning family of her father came
from Jalandhar, the city that has given birth to an amazing range of
talented people
. KL Saigol came from Jullandhar, as did Dr Jehangir
Khan, the only cricketer to have felled a sparrow at Lord’s with one
of his sizzlers. That shaheed-e-cricket bird is now immortalised
behind a frame in the Long Room at Lord’s, along with the man who sent
it to cricket heaven. Jalandhar also produced the stylish hockey
player and even more stylish journalist, HK Burki

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