Qazi Abdul Sattar

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Qazi Abdul Sattar (born 8 February 1933 at Machreta near Sitapur. Died 29 October 2018 at New Delhi) was an Urdu novelist and short story writer.

He had penned several Urdu novels – mainly set in historical contexts – including Shab Gazida, Dara Shikoh, Salahuddin Ayyubi, Khalid Ibn-e-Waleed, and Ghalib.[1]

Sattar was also a Professor at the Urdu Department at Aligarh Muslim University before retiring in 1991. He and was the youngest Padma Shree awardee in Urdu Literature at an age of 41.[citation needed]

Books[edit]

Fiction

  • Shikast ki Awaaz (also published as Pehli Aur Akhiri Kitaab)
  • Shab-Ghazida
  • Baadal
  • Majju Bhaiya
  • Gubaar-e-Shab
  • Salahuddin Ayyubi
  • Dara Shikoh
  • Ghalib
  • Hazrat Jaan
  • Khalid Ibn-e-Waleed
  • Tajam Sultan
  • Aaen-e-Ayyam
  • Peetal ka Ghanta

Critics

  • Urdu Shaiyri Mein Qunutiat
  • Jamaliyaat Aur Hindustani Jamaliyaat

Documentary on life and works[edit]

1. Great Master Series, Doordharshan-Lucknow 1986
2. Documentary Film by Sahitya Academy, New Delhi in 2003
3. Documentary by Doordharshan Lucknow in 2003
4. Documentary by ETV New Delhi in 2010
5. Documentary by ETV Bhopal
6. Documentary by ETV Hyderabad
7. Documentary BY Indira Gandhi National Open University

Awards received[edit]

Year Name of the Award
1974 Padma Shri[2]
1973 Pratham(First) Ghalib Award
1977 Meer Award
1977 U.P. Urdu Academy Award
1987 Aalmi Award
1996 Ist Nishan-e-Sir Syed Award
1987 Rashtriya Award U.P. Government
1998 Gyanendra Award
2002 Bahudar Shah Zafar Award
2005 International Award , Doha (Qatar)
2006 Rashtriya Iqbal Award
2008 Ist University Urdu Teacher Award
2011 U.P. Hindi Sansthan Pratham Award

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Works of Qazi Abdus Sattar being translated". milligazette.com. 25 May 2013. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Padma Awards". Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.