Nelly Sachs prize was given to Shamsie this month.
MULTAN: Renowned Urdu novelist Mazhar Kaleem, who shot to fame with his spy novels under the ‘Imran Series,’ passed away here today after protracted illness. Kaleem penned over five hundred books under the Imran Series, including both mystery long and short novels. He also wrote short stories for children. He also rendered his services as anchorperson of a Saraiki radio talk show from Radio Multan, "Jamhoor-de-Awaz". He was a lawyer and served as senior vice-president of Multan Bar Council. Mazhar Kaleem acquired…