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The Legend of Soni Mahiwal - Handmade Painting

The Legend of Soni Mahiwal - Handmade Painting

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The immortal love story between Sohni and Mahiwal has been treated in a most royal manner in this velvet painting. The sense of shades and softness of color pattern have added beauty to the painting. About Sohni Mahiwal- Sohni was the daughter of a potter named Tula, who lived in Punjab near the banks of the Chenab River. As soon as the Surahis (water pitchers) and mugs came off the wheels, she would draw floral designs on them and transform them into masterpieces of art. Izzat Biag, a rich trader from Balakh Bukhara, came to Hindustan for doing business. But when he saw the beautiful Sohni he was completely enchanted. He would end up buying the water pitchers and mugs everyday just to get a glimpse of Sohni. Sohni also fell in his love and soon started building castles of love in her dreams. Izzat Baig sent off his companions to Balakh Bukhara and started working as a servant in the house of Tula, the potter. Soon he was known as Mahiwal (cowherd). However, the society didn


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