Ahmad Nadeem Qasimi

Novelist, Author

1916 – 2006

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Who was Ahmad Nadeem Qasimi?

Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi born Ahmad Shah Awan on 20 November 1916 – died 10 July 2006, was an Urdu and English language Pakistani poet, journalist, literary critic, dramatist and short story author. He wrote 50 books on topics such as poetry, fiction, criticism, journalism and art, and was a major figure in contemporary Urdu literature. His poetry was distinguished by its humanism, and his Urdu afsana work is considered by some second only to Prem Chand in its depiction of rural culture. He was also editor and publisher of the literary magazine Funoon for almost half a century. He received awards such as the Pride of Performance in 1968 and Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 1980 for his literary work.

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Born
Nov 20, 1916
Anga, Punjab
Also known as
  • Aḥmad Nadīm Qāsimī
Children
Nationality
  • Pakistan
Profession
Education
  • University of the Punjab
Lived in
  • Lahore
Died
Jul 10, 2006
Lahore

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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