Popular Pakistani Writer Bano Qudsia

by on December 4, 2012
in Writers of Pakistan

Bano Qudsia

Bano Qudsia is a very famous writer and play writer from Pakistan. Bano Qudsia was born on 28th of November, 1928. She was not only fluent in writing novels and short stories but she was also popular as a play writer. The popular characteristics of Bano Qudsia include her intelligence and spiritualism. She is a popular Urdu writer but has also written in Punjabi for theater and television.

Her most popular novel was “Raja Gidh”. Bano Qudsia was born in Ferozpur, Punjab but as the partition crisis was going on she came to Lahore along with her family. Her father was a bachelor’s degree holder in the field of agriculture and beside that he was a landlord.

In her school days, she was studying in Eastern India, at Dharamsala before her family shifted to Lahore during the partition. Her mother was involved with the education industry. Qudsia Bano married Ashfaq Ahmed, a very popular and renowned Pakistani writer. Qusia Bano has many writings under her belt for college journals and issues. She passed her graduation degree from the Kinnaird College in Lahore and was done with her Master in Urdu in 1951 from the Government College Lahore.

Some of her popular short stories are; “Bazgasht”, “Amar Bail”, “DoosraDarwaza” and “TwajjukiTalib” and some of her popular plays are; Tamasil, Hawa key Naam, Seharay and Khaleej. She has been tackling feminist topics other than the societal and economy ones.