Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh

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Real Name Khushal Singh
Nickname Shalee
Profession(s) Author, Lawyer, Journalist, Diplomat, Politician
Famous For His sharp writings laced with Humour, Sarcasm, and Wit
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
in feet inches– 5’ 7”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black


Personal Life
Date of Birth 15 August 1915
Birthplace Hadali, Khushab District, Punjab (now in Pakistan)
Date of Death 20 March 2014
Deathplace New Delhi, India
Age (at the time of death) 98 Years
Death Cause Cardiac Arrest
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo


Nationality Indian
Hometown Hadali, Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan
School Modern School, New Delhi
College(s) Government College of Lahore
St. Stephen’s College, Delhi
King’s College, London
Educational Qualification Not Known
Religion Agnostic
Political Inclination Indian National Congress
Address “Sujan Singh Park”, near Khan Market, New Delhi
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Rockefeller Grant (1966)
• Padma Bhushan (1974)
• “Honest Man of the Year Award” by Sulabh International Social Service
Organization in July 2000


Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Year 1939
Wife Kawal Malik


Siblings Brother(s)– Bhagwant Singh, Daljit Singh (Indian Politician), Major Gurbakhsh Singh
Sister– Mohinder Kaur
Favourite Things
Favourite Indian Poet Nissim Ezekiel
Favourite Poem The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot
Favourite Drink Premium Scotch
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.) ₹17 Crores (at the time of death)
See also  Sajjan Kumar


Some Lesser Known Facts About Khushwant Singh

  • Did Khushwant Singh drink alcohol?: Yes

    Khushwant Singh Drinking

  • Did Khushwant Singh smoke?: No
  • Khushwant Singh is a renowned name in the literary world. His name comes in the list of top finest columnists and writers of India.
  • After completing his studies, he began his career as a law practitioner in 1938 in the Lahore High Court.
  • He published his first story “The Mark of Vishnu” in 1948.
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