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Death anniversary of Bano Qudsia observed today

First death anniversary of eminent playwright Bano Qudsia was observed on Sunday. Bano Qudsia wrote extensively for Pakistani dramas and also contributed to Punjabi literature. She was given Kamal-e-Fun Award for 2010 by the Pakistan Academy of Letters. She was wife to well-known literary figure Ashfaq Ahmed. Bano was best known for her novel Raja Gidh and had written for television and stage in both the Urdu and Punjabi languages. Her play ‘Adhi Baat’ was termed a 'a classic cult'. Born on November 28, 1928,…

Bano Qudsia, novelist and playwright, passes away at 88

LAHORE: Urdu's renowned novelist and playwright Bano Qudsia passed away in Lahore on Saturday at the age of 88 years, ARY News reported. Bano Qudsia, who married short story writer Ashfaq Ahmed, was best known for her novel Raja Gidh and had written for television and stage in both the Urdu and Punjabi languages. Her play 'Adhi Baat' was termed a "a classic". Born on November 28, 1928, Qudsia moved with her family to Lahore during the Partition of India. She did her Masters from University of Punjab in 1950. Books…

Living legend ‘Bano Qudsia’ turned 85

The 84th birthday of Bano Qudsia, a prominent icon of Urdu literature was celebrated today. She who was born on November 28, 1928 in Ferozpur, Punjab, British India and graduated from Kinnaird College in Lahore. Later attained M.A. degree in Urdu from Government College Lahore in 1951. Bano Qudsia is a writer, playwright and spiritualist, there is no such assort in Urdu literature which remained out of his intellectual skills. She married novelist Ashfaq Ahmed, who provided her great support in achieving a status in the…