Bano Qudsia

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Bano Qudsia
بانو قدسیه
Bano Qudsia Aapa.jpg
Qudsia in November 2014
Born Bano Qudsia
(1928-11-28) November 28, 1928 (age 86)
Ferozpur, Punjab, British India
Pen name Bano Qudsia
Occupation Writer, Playwright, Intellectual, Spiritualist
Nationality Pakistani
Genre Fiction, philosophy
Subject Literature, philosophy, psychology, socialism
Literary movement Sufi literature

Bano Qudsia (Punjabi, Urdu: بانو قدسیه‎) (born 1928) is a writer, intellectual, playwright and spiritualist from Pakistan who writes Urdu novels and short stories. She is best known for her novel Raja Gidh and has written for television and stage in both the Urdu and Punjabi languages. Her play Aadhi Baat has been called "a classic".[1]


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  1. ^ Zaidi, Schezee (30 May 2010). "Bano Qudsia’s ‘Aadhi Baat’ inspires audience". The News International. Retrieved 1 October 2012.