List of Sahitya Akademi Award winners for Urdu

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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.:[1]

Sahitya Akademi Award winners and their works in Urdu[edit]

Year Author Work
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)
1966 No Award
1967 Qurratulain Hyder Patjhar Ki Awaz (Short stories)
1968 No Award
1969 Makhdum Mohiuddin Bisat-Raqs (Poetry)
1970 Hayatullah Ansari Lahoo Ke Phool (Novel)
1971 Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui Ghalib ki Shakhsiyat aur Shairi (Literary criticism)
1972 No Award
1973 No Award
1974 Ale Ahmed Suroor Nazar aur Nazariya (Literary criticism)
1975 Kaifi Azmi Awara Sajde (Poetry)
1976 Jan Nisar Akhtar Khak-e-Dil (Poetry)
1977 No Award
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)
1981 No Award
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)[2]
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[3] Pencil Aur Doosri Nazmein (Poetry) (Poetry)[4]
2009 Abdul Kalam Qasimi[5] Maasir Tanqidi Rawayyay (criticism)[6]
2010 Sheen Kaaf Nizam Gumshuda Dair ki Ghantiyan (poetry)[7]
2011 Khaleel Mamoon[8] Aafaaq Ki Taraf (Poetry)[9]
2012 Krishna Kumar Toor Ghurfa-i-Ghalib (Poetry)[10]
2013 Javed Akhtar Lava (Poetry)[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Urdu Sahitya Akademi Awards 1955-2007 Sahitya Akademi Official website.
  2. ^ Mohammed Wajihuddin (2005-01-04). "Why this writer is glum over winning an award". Express India. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  3. ^ "Sahitya Akademi awards for 7 novelists". The Hindu. 2008-12-24. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 
  4. ^ http://www.sahitya-akademi.gov.in/old_version/Award08.doc
  5. ^ "Poets dominate 2009 Sahitya Akademi Awards". The Hindu. 2009-12-24. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 
  6. ^ "Poets dominate 2009 Sahitya Akademi Awards" (Press release). Sahitya Akademi. 2009-12-23. Retrieved 2010-01-30. 
  7. ^ Shafey Kidwai (2010-12-29). "Words' Worth". The Hindu. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  8. ^ "Guha wins it for narrative history". The Hindu. December 21, 2011. 
  9. ^ "POETS DOMINATE SAHITYA AKADEMI AWARDS 2011" (Press release). Sahitya Akademi. 2011-12-21. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  10. ^ "Shivaprakash, Thayil bag Sahitya Akademi awards". Deccan Herald. 2012-12-21. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  11. ^ "Poets dominate Sahitya Akademi Awards 2013". Sahitya Akademi. 2012-12-18. Retrieved 2012-12-18.