Google pays tribute to the legendary Pakistani novelist Bano Qudsia on her 92nd birthday on Saturday.
Her writings, from novels to short stories (afsaaney), has a large readership across Pakistan. Her novel Raja Gidh is one of the best, she also wrote for television and stage in Urdu and Punjabi.
Qudsia is recognized as a trendsetter within the realm of television plays, novels, and stage plays. She was born on 28 November 1928 in Firozpur. She started writing from an early age then migrated to Lahore after the partition.
She completed her M.A. degree in Urdu from the govt College Lahore in 1951 and completed her graduation from Kinnaird College in Lahore.
Some of her famous stories include Raja Gidh, Aatish-i-Zer-i-Paa, Aik Din, Amer Bail, Asay Pasay, Chahar Chaman, Chotaa Sheher Baray Log, Footpath ki Ghaas, Haasil Ghaat, and Hawa Kay Naam. She won Life Time Achievement Awards, Kamal-e-Fun Award, Best Playwright Award, Taj Award, Sitara-i-Imtiaz, and Hilal-i-Imtiaz.
Bano had married an renowned writer Ashfaq Ahmed. The couple was known for his or her grace and loving bonding.