Granddaughter Of The Maharajah Of Sikh Raj

Sikh History

Princess Indira Devi Kaur of Kapurthala

She was one of the most glamorous women of her time. She also featured in Vogue Magazine in the 1930s. In London, she became an actress. She worked alongside one of the greats of the industry Alexander Korda
She was the daughter of Maharaja Paramjit Singh and Maharani Brinda of Kapurthala.

The eldest granddaughter of the Maharajah of Kapurthala was an actress, fashion icon, London socialite, and radio broadcaster. During WW2 she regularly gave BBC radio broadcaster in Hindi for the Indian soldiers convalescing in England.

Maharani Indira Kaur
Maharani Indira Kaur

However, drove ambulances for the French Red Cross Original silver print photograph, signed and inscribed by Princess Indira Kaur. Secondly, on the top corner Popularly known as the ‘Princess Radio’. While continued to work for the BBC till 1968. She passed away in 1979, in Ibiza, Spain.

The historian Matthew Lockwood nominated Sher-e-Punjab (Lion of Punjab). For having formed an empire of toleration and openness, regardless of caste or religion. It was in many ways a precursor to democratic ideals that would sweep the planet and a core foundation of inclusiveness.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh was one of 20 leaders nominated that also included Winston Churchill, Elizabeth I, Boudica, Abraham Lincoln, and Oliver Cromwell.⠀⠀
Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s reign “marked a golden age for Punjab and north-west India” according to Matthew Lockwood

Real facts you need to know about the wife of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

Maharani Jind Kaur, popularly addressed as Rani Jindal, was the youngest wife of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Wielding much authority in Punjab, she was known for her beauty as well as strength of will and art of diplomacy.
In our image by the Danish artist Hugo Vilfred Pedersen. she is shown in a fine lilac brocaded sari.

She wears a fabulous gem-set gold forehead pendant (Chand Tikka). She also wears three naths or nose rings and multiple gems studded necklaces.

Sau Suniyar Di, Ek Thathiar Di” Part of a 200-old tradition that was established under the reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the that hears from Jandiala Guru, Amritsar are a community of craftsmen famed for their ability to hammer seemingly simple pieces of brass and copper into delicate works of functional art.

Although, recognized by UNESCO as an ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’. the advent of modern practices now threatens the future of the community.

By seamlessly blending traditional techniques with modern form. this collection of home décor and serveware aims to not just revive the craft, but also celebrate it. Bring home these treasured pieces and let your table do the talking.

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