Umera Ahmad

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Umera Ahmad
عمیرہ احمد
Born (1976-12-10) December 10, 1976 (age 38)
Sialkot, Pakistan
Occupation Author, Novelist, Screenwriter
Language Urdu
Nationality Pakistani
Education Master's degree in English Literature
Alma mater Murray College
Notable works Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan, Pir-e-Kamil

Umera Ahmad (Urdu: عمیرہ احمد‎) (born December 10, 1976) is a Pakistani author and screenwriter. She is known for authoring books like Pir-e-Kamil and Lahasil. She has received various awards including 'Best Writer Award' in Lux Style Award for the drama serial Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Ahmad was born on December 10, 1976 in Sialkot. She began her writing career in 1998 with her initial stories published in monthly Urdu digests. She has written 16 books, ranging from complete novels to compilations of short stories. Her most popular book is Pir-e-Kamil.

Later she became an English language lecturer for the students of O and A levels at Army Public College, Sialkot. However, she left the job a few years back in order to devote her full attention to writing. Both her novels and her plays[2] have been adapted for television. In 2007 Ahmad attended a discussion meeting organized by Geo TV regarding new ways of being creative in television.[3]


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  1. ^ "Lux Style Awards Winners". Daily Times. 2011-09-20. Retrieved 2011-10-25. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Urdu Dramas Umera Ahmed". Retrieved 2011-10-25. 
  3. ^ "Life is full of good stories". Daily Times. 2007-11-19. Retrieved 2011-10-25. [dead link]