Famous writer and columnist of Pakistan: Mustansar Hussain Tarar
Famous play writer of Pakistan Television: Muneer Ahmed Qureshi (Munnu Bhai)
Famous writer of Pakistan Mustansar Hussain Tarar was born at Mandi Bahauddin. He was born on 1st March, 1939. He witnessed the great partition of the Subcontinent and everything initiated by this partition. He observed these events keenly at Lahore. He was the son of Rehmat Khan Tarar who used to run a small seed business. His business turned out to be very profitable gradually and a time came when he was the best among his competitors.
Pakistani Poet: Amjad Islam Amjad
His name was mostly associated with column writing but Muneer Ahmed Qureshi or ‘Munnu Bhai’, as he is better known, put on paper a few of the most remembered and revered drama serials in Pakistani television history. He has been one of the most outstanding and consistent writers in Pakistan. He was born on 6th February, 1933 in Wazirabad, Punjab. He finished his schooling from the Government College Attock. Initially he worked as a translator for an Urdu newspaper but eventually developed into a playwright and dramatist with exceptional capacity and skills. He devoted most of his pen and ink to PTV.
Amjad Islam Amjad born in Lahore on 4th August, 1944 is a poet and lyricist. He has written more than 40 books. He received his early and secondary education from the Government Islamia College Civil Lines. After obtaining another degree from the University of Punjab in Urdu literature, he started working as a lecturer. Eventually he became the director of PTV. But after a number of years he returned to the post of a lecturer again.