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|Born||June 23, 1980
|Occupation||Author, Novelist, Screenwriter|
|Education||Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering|
|Alma mater||NED University of Engineering and Technology|
|Notable works||Humsafar, Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu and Rehai|
Farhat Ishtiaq (Urdu: فرحت اشتیاق) (born June 23, 1980), is a Pakistani writer, author and screenwriter. She is best known for her romantic novels Humsafar, Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu and Woh Jo Qarz Rakhty Thay Jaan Per. She mostly focuses on Pakistani society.
She began her writing career in 2004. Initially she wrote stories for Urdu-language digests. She has written books ranging from complete novels to compilations of short stories. Her most popular book is Woh Jo Qarz Rakhty Thay Jaan Per. She is also a screenwriter for the Pakistan television channels. Her most noted novel for television channel is Humsafar. It was followed by Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu. Currently a serial named "Rehai", written by her as an original script, is being telecast from Hum TV.
Novels and books
- Bin Roye Aansoo
- Dil Se Nikle Hain Jo Lafz
- Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu
- Mere Humdam Mere Dost
- Safar Ki Shaam
- Wo Jo Qarz Rakhtey Thay Jaan Par
- Jo Bachey Hain Sang Samait Lo