Bano Qudsia, Pakistani writer, Died at 88


Bano Qudsia was born on November 28, 1928, and died on February 4, 2017.

She also lovingly referred as Bano Aapa.

She was a Pakistani novelist, playwright, and spiritualist.

Bano wrote Urdu novels, dramas, and short stories.

She was best known for her novel Raja Gidh.

She had also written for television and stage in both Urdu and Punjabi languages.

Qudsia’s play Aadhi Baat has been called “a classic”.

She was married to writer Ashfaq Ahmed whom she had met at the Government College University (Lahore).

Together, they had three sons Aneeque, Anees, and Aseer.

The pair had been said to be inseparable in their social lives.

She died at the Ittefaq Hospital in Lahore.

Bano Qudsia passed away att 88 years old.