Web Desk: The 91st birthday of renowned Urdu novelist, short story writer and playwright Bano Qudsia is being observed today.
Bano Qudsia also known as Bano Aapa, wrote literature in Urdu, producing novels, dramas and short stories.
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.
Similarly, the Government bestowed her Sitara-e-Imtiaz in recognition of her marvelous pen services for literature in year 1983.
Bano Qudsia died on 4 February 2017 at the Ittefaq Hospital in Lahore at the age of 88.