Renowned Urdu author Bano Qudsia passes away

Posted on:06 Feb 2017 18:00:55
Renowned Urdu author Bano Qudsia passes away
06 February 2017 Current Affairs: Renowned Urdu novelist and short story writer Bano Qudsia passed away on 4 February 2017 in Lahore, Pakistan. She was 88.

Qudsia was the widow of admirable Urdu novelist Ashfaq Ahmed.

Bano Qudsia : Born on 28 November 1928 in Firozpur, India, Bano Qudsia was a Pakistani novelist, playwright and spiritualist. She migrated to Lahore with her family after partition.She graduated from the Kinnaird College in Lahore.

Later, she joined Lahore’s Government College University to do her Master’s in Urdu Literature.She penned several Urdu novels, dramas and short stories.

She is best known for her novel Raja Gidh (The King Buzzard), which is considered a modern Urdu classic.

The author also wrote for television and stage in both Urdu and Punjabi languages.Her play Aadhi Baat has been called a classic.

 Her other prominent writings are Aatish-i-zer-i-paa, Amer Bail, Asay Pasay, Aik Din, Seharay and Khaleej, Chahar Chaman, Chhotaa Sheher Baray Log, Hasil Ghaat, Hawa Kay Naam, Tamasil and Footpath ki Ghaas.Her latest novel Haasil Ghath was published in 2005.

She was awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan in 2003.

 

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