Khalid Ahmad

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Khalid Ahmed
Native name
خالد احمد
Born(1943-06-05)June 5, 1943
DiedMarch 19, 2013(2013-03-19) (aged 69)
Occupation
LanguageUrdu
NationalityPakistani
Notable awardsPride of Performance in 2011
Relatives

Khalid Ahmad (5 June 1943 – 19 March 2013) was a Pakistani Urdu poet and a newspaper journalist.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Ahmad was a newspaper columnist at the daily newspaper Nawa-i-Waqt at Lahore, Pakistan, where he used to write his column 'Lamha Lamha'.[1] He also was a poet and a playwright.[1] Two sisters of Khalid Ahmad Hajra Masroor and Khadija Mastoor are internationally famous Urdu language fiction writers. He received his MSc (Masters of Science) degree and joined Water and Power Development Authority, (a government agency), as an employee at Lahore, Pakistan.

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Daraaz Palkoun Ke Saey Saey
  • Aik Muthi Hawa
  • Pehli Sada Parinday Ki
  • Hathailyoun Par Chiragh
  • Tashbeeb
  • Jadeed Tar Pakistani Adab
  • Num Grifta
  • Kajol Ghar

Ahmad had been publishing his monthly magazine 'Bayaz' for the last 22 years.[2]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Death[edit]

Ahmad died on 19 March 2013 after suffering from lung cancer for a few months. At the time of his death, he was survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Khalid Ahmad passes away". The Nation (newspaper). 19 March 2013. Archived from the original on 24 March 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  2. ^ Khalid Ahmad's daily newspaper column on awaztoday.pk website Retrieved 20 March 2019
  3. ^ Zain Ahmed (22 March 2011). "Truly triumphant (Khalid Ahmad's Pride of Performance Award info included)". The Express Tribune (newspaper). Retrieved 20 March 2019.