Pakistani Writer, Poet, Activist – Fatima Bhutto
Popular Pakistani Writer: Bano Qudsia
Fatima Bhutto, a woman who could have easily entered mainstream politics in Pakistan due to her family associations yet chose to channel her talents into journalism. Currently a writer, columnist and an activist but has no links with any political parties. Daughter of Mir Murtaza Bhutto and twice Prime minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto’s niece, Fatima Bhutto was born in Afghanistan on 29th May, 1982. At the age of three her parents separated and she moved from country to country with her father. Her father eventually re-married Ghinwa Bhutto, and it is her to whom Fatima credits her upbringing. After completing her secondary education, she went abroad to Manhattan’s Barnard College and then to the SAOS at the University of London for her degrees in Middle Eastern Languages and South Asian studies respectively.
Popular Pakistani Writer: Anwar Maqsood
Bano Qudsia is a very famous writer and play writer from Pakistan. She was born on 28th of November, 1928 in British India. 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 was also an intellectual. She is an Urdu writer but has also written in Punjabi for theater and television.
Pakistani Writer and Poet:Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi
Anwar Maqsood Hameedi was born on 7th September, 1935 in British India is mainly known for his scriptwriting. In Pakistani media, the name Anwar Maqsood is synonymous with entertainment. Displaying a gentle yet serious and wise face, his immense intelligence is perhaps portrayed in his witty remarks and answers. As one of Pakistan’s best loved compare writer, satirist, playwright and TV host; he depicts numerous other talents which make him a multi talented personality like no other.
Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi, famous Pakistani poet and author, was born in the year 1916 on 20th November. He died in 2006 on the 10th of July. He was born in Anga, Khushab in the subcontinent. ‘Nadeem’ was his pen name. Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi graduated from the University of Punjab in 1935. His family was a rather religious family. They were famous as the Peerzada, Qadri family. He played the role of the secretary for the “Progressive Writers Movement” for which he had been arrested several times during the 1950s and 1970s. He was a diamond with multi facets. His work is not only based in the Urdu language but also English. Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi worked in various aspects. He was a wonderful poet, journalist, critic, dramatist and a brilliant short story writer.