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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, Diyar-e-Dil, Rehaai|
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, Diyar-e-Dil, Dil se Nikle Hain jo Lafz 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 "Rehaai", 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 Humdum Mere Dost
- Safar Ki Shaam
- Wo Jo Qarz Rakhtey Thay Jaan Par
- Jo Bachey Hain Sang Samait Lo