Umera Ahmed Complete Novels List

Thursday, March 3, 2011 by: Admin

Umaira Ahmed /Umera Ahmed(b. 10 December 1976, Sialkot, Pakistan) is a Popular fiction Urdu novelist and screenplay writer based in Sialkot, Pakistan who is best known for authoring the book Peer-e-Kamil (پیر کامل) and the TV serial Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan.


Umaira Ahmed completed her masters in English from Murray College. Her initial stories were published in monthly Urdu digests such as Khawateen Digest (خواتین ڈاجسٹ) and Shuaa (شعاع). Her stories are published in episodic format every month in various digests and are eventually released as separate novels. Her novels Man-o-Salwa, Lahasil, Amar Bail, Husna Aur Husn Ara, Pyaara Bacha, Meri Zaat Zarai benishan, Mai Ne Khawabon Ka Shajar Dekha Hai, Darbar-e-Dil, Thora sa Aasman and Sauda have been adapted for television.
Umaira Ahmed was an English language lecturer at Oxford University. She taught for quite some years but quit teaching a few years ago in order to give full attention to her novels.
She has authored 516 books comprising novels, compilations of short stories, and plays. Her novels explore social problems particularly the role of men in the society. Her novels mostly contain South Asian cultural issues.

For further information about Umera Ahmed, see his interview Umera Ahmed - Interview.pdf

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