The present Doodle praises the life and tradition of Pakistani writer and stage and TV dramatist Bano Qudsia, warmly known as Bano Aapa (Elder Sister), who is broadly credited as one of the main Urdu language writers in current occasions.
Eminent for her message of adoration and expectation, Qudsia procured tremendous praise for Urdu works of art like her TV play Aadhi Baat (Half Talk, 1968) and novel Raja Gidh (The Vulture King, 1981).
Bano Qudsia was brought into the world on this day in 1928 in Firozpur, British India (presently India), and started to compose short stories when she was a kid.
Following a transition to close by Lahore, Pakistan after the parcel of the Indian subcontinent, Qudsia procured her graduate degree in Urdu. While in school, she additionally met her future spouse and individual light of Urdu writing Ashfaq Ahmad.
During a rich time of Pakistani writing, Qudsia’s intriguing TV plays acquired her a standing as a social innovator. Likewise, she composed a productive 25 books and established her own magazine called Dastango.
Indeed, even as her legend developed all through her six-decade profession, she kept up a standing for her extreme acknowledgment and graciousness, known to grasp those from varying backgrounds who moved toward her for mentorship or help.
For her lifetime of artistic accomplishments, Qudsia got the Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence) in 1983 and the Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Crescent of Excellence) in 2000—both among Pakistan’s most noteworthy regular citizen praises.
Happy birthday, Bano Qudsia! Your commitments to Pakistani writing and diversion will keep on reverberating for a long time into the future!