The 91st birth anniversary of renowned Urdu novelist, short story writer and playwright Bano Qudsia was observed on Thursday (28 November)
Qudsia is best known for her novel Raja Gidh. Qudsia also wrote for television and stage in both Urdu and Punjabi languages.
Her novel Raja Gidh was one of the best Urdu novel ever written. Her play Aadhi Baat has been called “a classic”.
She was conferred Kamal-e-Fun Award in 2010 by the Pakistan Academy of Letters, which is a lifetime achievement award.
The Government bestowed her Sitara-e-Imtiaz in recognition of her marvelous pen services for literature in year 1983.