Umera Ahmed

Umera Ahmad (Urdu: عمیرہ احمد‎) (born December 10, 1976) is a Pakistani author and screenwriter. She is known for authoring books like Pir-e-Kamil and Lahasil. She has received various awards including ‘Best Writer Award’ in Lux Style Award for the drama serial Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan.

Ahmad was born on December 10, 1976 in Sialkot. She began her writing career in 1998 with her initial stories published in monthly Urdu digests. She has written 16 books, ranging from complete novels to compilations of short stories. Her popular book is Pir-e-Kamil.

Later she became an English language lecturer for the students of O and A levels at Army Public College, Sialkot. However, she left the job a few years back in order to devote her full attention to writing. Both her novels and her plays. .[2] have been adapted for television. In 2007 Ahmad attended a discussion meeting organized by Geo TV regarding new ways of being creative in television.[3]

Publications[ .]

  • Zindagi Gulzar Hai
  • Kankar
  • Shehr-e-Zaat
  • Sahar Aik Istara Hai-
  • Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan
  • Ye Jo Subha ka Ik Sitara Hai
  • Main Nay Khabon Kaa Shajar Daikha Hai
  • Mutthi Bhar Mitti
  • Pir-e-Kamil
  • Qaid-e-Tanhai
  • Uraan
  • Man-O-Salwa


  • Bano qudsia

Bano Qudsia (Punjabi, Urdu: بانو قدسیه‎) (born 1928) is a writer, intellectual, playwright and spiritualist from Pakistan who writes Urdunovels and short stories. She is best known for her novel Raja Gidh and has written for television and stage in both the Urdu andPunjabi languages. Her play Aadhi Baat has been called “a classic”.

Qudsia moved with her family to Lahore during the Partition of India.[citation needed] Her father, a landlord with a Bachelor’s degree inagriculture, died when she was young.[citation needed] She attended school in Dharamsala in eastern India before moving to Lahore. Her mother, Mrs. Chattah, was an educator. She married novelist Ashfaq Ahmed.[citation needed]

Education[ .]

She wrote for college magazines and other journals.[citation needed] She graduated from Kinnaird College in Lahore. In 1951, she completed her M.A. degree in Urdu from theGovernment College Lahore.[citation needed]

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