Ghulam Abbas (writer)

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This article is about the Pakistani short-story writer. For other people with the name Ghulam Abbas, see Ghulam Abbas (disambiguation).
Ghulam Abbas
Native name غلام عباس
Born 1909
Amritsar, British Punjab
Died November 2, 1982(1982-11-02)
Karachi, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Ethnicity Punjabi
Occupation Writer, Magazine editor, Translator
Organization All India Radio, during World War II
Known for Short stories
Notable work(s) Jāṙē kī Čandnī, Kan Ras, Al-Ḥamrāʾ kē Afsānē, Jazīra-ē Suxanwarāⁿ
Religion Islam
Awards Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 1967

Ghulam Abbas (Urdu: غلام عباس ‎) was a short story writer.[1][2]

Ghulam Abbas was married twice. His first wife was called Zakira and he had five children with her including four daughters and a son. His second wife was a Greek-Scottish-Romanian woman named Christian Vlasto (renamed Zainab)[3] with whom he had a son and three daughters.


  1. ^ Samiuddin, Abida (2007). Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Urdu Literature. Global Vision Publishing House. pp. 5–6. ISBN 9788182201910. 
  2. ^ "That log in the eye". Daily Times (Pakistan). 3 May 2003. Retrieved 3 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Chambers, Claire (2011). British Muslim Fictions: Interviews with Contemporary Writers. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 78–79. ISBN 9780230308787. 

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