Pyarelal Nayyar Author

Pyarelal Nayyar (1899-1982) was the personal secretary of Mahatma Gandhi in his later years. His sister Dr. Sushila Nayyar was the Personal Physician to Mahatma Gandhi. He received his B. A. from University of Punjab and quit his M.A. studies during the Non-cooperation movement of 1920. Pyarelal was active in the freedom struggle, in the footsteps of Gandhi. He participated in the Salt March to Dandi in 1930. Pyarelal was portrayed by Pankaj Kapur in the Richard Attenborough film Gandhi (1982)'. Pyarelal continued his literary work on Gandhi until his last days. He has biographical books on Mahatma Gandhi. Following is a partial list: Note: Vol. IV to VII were competed by Shushila Nayyar.

Personal details

Date of birth
Date of death
1982 at age of 83




1. University of the Punjab Colleges/University

University of the Punjab (Punjabi, Urdu: جامعہ پنجاب) (abbreviated some time as PU), colloquially known as Punjab University, is located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The University of the Punjab is the oldest and biggest University of Pakistan. The University of the Punjab was formally established with the convening of the first meeting of its Senate on October 14, 1882 at Simla. It was the fourth university to be established by the British colonial authorities on the Indian subcontinent (the first three universities were established by the British rulers at their initial strongholds of Calcutta, Bombay, and Madras). According to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Punjab University is one of the top ranked general universities in Pakistan.

Institution colors
46000 - Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of the Punjab connected by profession and/or age

b. 1940., Author
b. 1899., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1904., Politician
b. 1903., Politician
b. 1899., Politician
b. 1900., Academic
b. 1894., Scientist
b. 1904., Musical Artist

Movies music contribution

Title Year Budget Awards Producers Directors Music co-contributors External resources
Pyaar Mohabbat
Ek Nai Paheli
Subba Rao P.


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