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'Marhi Da Deeva' (Originally in , Literally meaning: The Lamp of the Tomb), sometimes spelled as 'Marhi Da Diva', is a 1964 Punjabi novel by Gurdial Singh. This first novel established Gurdial Singh as a novelist.
The author himself described it as the first Punjabi novel in "critical realism"'.' It came in for high praise, with some critics calling it a landmark equivalent to Premchand's 'Godan.' It was translated as 'The Last Flicker' by the Sahitya Akademi.
The novel was adapted into a 1989 Punjabi film of the same name. Surinder Singh directed the film, which starred Raj Babbar, Deepti Naval and Parikshit Sahni in lead roles.IMDB | https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0308554/ The film received a National Film Award and was critically acclaimed.
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Category:National Film Development Corporation of India films
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