List of Sahitya Akademi Award winners for Urdu
Sahitya Akademi Award is an annual literary honour, given since 1955, by Sahitya Akademi (India's National Academy of Letters), to writers and their works, for their outstanding contribution to the upliftment of Indian literature. Urdu is one of 24 languages in which the award is given.:
Sahitya Akademi Award winners and their works in Urdu
|1955||Zafar Hussain Khan||Maal aur Mashiyat (Philosophical treatise)|
|1956||S. Abid Hussain||Qaumi Tehzib Ka Masala (A survey of Indian culture)|
|1957||K.A. Faruqui||Mir Taqi Mir (Literary criticism)|
|1958||Jigar Moradabadi||Atish-i-Gul (Poetry)|
|1959||Syed Masud Hasan Rizvi||Urdu Drama aur Stage (History of Urdu drama and stage)|
|1960||Firaq Gorakhpuri||Gul-i-Naghma (Poetry)|
|1961||Imtiaz Ali 'Arshi'||'Diwan-i-Ghalib (A critical edition of Ghalib's poetry)|
|1962||Akhtar ul Iman||Yadein (Poetry)|
|1963||K.G. Saiyidain||Aandhi Mein Chiragh (Sketches)|
|1964||Anand Narain Mulla||Meri Hadis-e-Umr-e-Gurezan (Poetry)|
|1965||Rajinder Singh Bedi||Ek Chadar Maili Si (Novelette)|
|1967||Qurratulain Hyder||Patjhar Ki Awaz (Short stories)|
|1969||Makhdum Mohiuddin||Bisat-Raqs (Poetry)|
|1970||Hayatullah Ansari||Lahoo Ke Phool (Novel)|
|1971||Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui||Ghalib ki Shakhsiyat aur Shairi (Literary criticism)|
|1974||Ale Ahmed Suroor||Nazar aur Nazariya (Literary criticism)|
|1975||Kaifi Azmi||Awara Sajde (Poetry)|
|1976||Jan Nisar Akhtar||Khak-e-Dil (Poetry)|
|1978||Yusuf Husain Khan||Hafiz aur Iqbal (Criticism)|
|1979||Gulam Rabbani Taban||Nawa-e-Awara (Poetry)|
|1980||A.A. Ansari||Iqbal Ki Terah Nazmen (Literary criticism)|
|1982||Gian Chand Jain||Zikr-O-Fikr (Literary criticism)|
|1983||Malik Ram||Tazkirah-e-Muasireen (4th Play) (Biography)|
|1984||Masud Husain Khan||Iqbal Ki Nazari-o-Amali Sheriyat (Criticism)|
|1985||Balraj Komal||Parindon Bhara Asmaan (Poetry)|
|1986||Shamsur Rahman Faruqi||Tanquidi Afkar (Literary criticism)|
|1987||A. M. K. Shahryar||Khwab Ka Dar Band Hai (Poetry)|
|1988||Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah||Aatish-e-Chinar (Autobiography)|
|1989||Surendra Prakash||Baaz Goyi (Short stories)|
|1990||Abdus Samad||Do Gaz Zameen (Novel)|
|1991||Salahuddin Pervez||Identity Card (Novel)|
|1992||Mohammed Alvi||Chautha Aasmaan (Poetry)|
|1993||Ram Lall||Pakheru (Short stories)|
|1994||Mazhar Imam||Pichhle Mausam Ka Phool (Poetry)|
|1995||Gopi Chand Narang||Sakhtiyat, Pas-Sakhtiyat Aur Mashriqi Sheriyat (Literary criticism)|
|1996||Ilyas Ahmad Gaddi||Fire Area (Novel)|
|1997||Gian Singh Shatir||Gian Singh Shatir (Novel)|
|1998||Nida Fazli||Khoya Hua Sa Kuch (Poetry)|
|1999||Bashir Badr||Aas (Poetry)|
|2000||Mohd. Idrees Ambar Bahraichi||Sookhi Tahni Par Hariyal (Poetry)|
|2001||Naiyer Masud||Taoos Chaman Ki Maina (Short stories)|
|2002||Gulzar||Dhuan (Short stories)|
|2003||Syed Muhammad Ashraf||Baad-E-Saba Ka Intizar (Short Stories)|
|2004||Salam Bin Razzaq||Shikasta Buton Ke Darmiyan (Short Stories)|
|2005||Jabir Husain||Ret Per Khema (Memoirs)|
|2006||Makhmoor Saeedi||Rasta Aur Main (Poetry)|
|2007||Wahab Ashrafi||Tareekh-e-Adab-e-Urdu (Criticism)|
|2008||Jayant Parmer||Pencil Aur Doosri Nazmein (Poetry) (Poetry)|
|2009||Abdul Kalam Qasimi||Maasir Tanqidi Rawayyay (criticism)|
|2010||Sheen Kaaf Nizam||Gumshuda Dair ki Ghantiyan (poetry)|
|2011||Khaleel Mamoon||Aafaaq Ki Taraf (Poetry)|
|2012||Krishna Kumar Toor||Ghurfa-i-Ghalib (Poetry)|
|2013||Javed Akhtar||Lava (Poetry)|
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