Famous writer Bano Qudsia turns 88

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 28 (APP): Famous writer and playwright, Bano Qudsia turned 88 on Monday.

She was born Qudsia Chattha on November 28 in 1928 in Ferozpur, East Punjab. She adopted pen name of Bano Qudsia.

She writes Urdu novels and short stories and she is best known for her novel “Raja Gidh” and has written for television and stage in both the Urdu and Punjabi languages. Her play “Aadhi Baat” has been called a classic.

Her books and teleplays include Adhi Baat, Aik Din, Amr Bail, Assey Passey, Bazgasht, Chahar Chaman, Chota Shehr, Bary Log, Dast Basta, Dosra Darwaza, Dusra Qadam, Foot Path Ki Ghaas, Haasil Ghaat, Hawwa Key Naam, Hijraton ke Darmiyan, Kuch Aur Nahi, Lagan Apni Apni, Marde Abresham, Maum Ki Gallian, Naqabal e Zikr, Piya Naam Ka Diya, Purwa, Purwa and Aik Din, Raja Gidh, Saman-e-Wajood, Shehr-e-bemisaal, Shehr-e-Lazawal Abaad Weerany, Sudhraan, Suraj Mukhi, Tamaseel, Tawjha Ki Talib, Rahe Rawan and Phir Achanak Yuh Hua.