Umera Ahmad, Autobiography, عمیرہ احمد, آپ بیتی,

 Umera Ahmad, Autobiography, عمیرہ احمد, آپ بیتی, 

Umera Ahmad is a Pakistani writer, author and screenwriter. She is best known for her novels and plays Shehr-e-Zaat, Pir-e-Kamil, Zindagi Gulzar Hai, Alif, Durr-e-Shehwar, Daam, Man-o-Salwa, Qaid-e-Tanhai, Digest Writer, Maat, Kankar, Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan, Doraha and Hum Kahan Ke Sachay Thay. Umera Ahmed is one of the most widely-read and popular Urdu fiction novelist and screenplay writer of this era.

Ahmad started writing at an early age. Her stories were often published in monthly Urdu Digest magazines. Soon she started publishing books as well. Umera has written more than 30 books in her career, some novels other compilations of short stories. Her most famous work, and the one that heightened her career was Peer-e-Kamil and Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan. Umera started her writing career in 1998 when she started publishing stories in the monthly Urdu magazines. Her first story written for the digest magazine was Zindagi Gulzar Hai. The story captured the interest of readers and Umera was soon asked to write a full length novel. She was 21 when she wrote the story. In 2012, the novel was serialized into a popular drama with the same name. The drama starred Sanam Saeed and Fawad Khan as the lead actors. In an interview Umera said that the character of the lead female, Kashaf in the novel is based on her own character. Umera’s stories often revolve around men-women relationships, societal issues and pressures. Her stories depict women as the central theme. Ahmad is also the writer of many other novels that have been serialized into dramas. Her other popular works are Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan for which Ahmed has won the ‘Best Writer’ Award at the 10th Lux Style Awards. The novel was also converted into a drama with the same name. The drama gained much popularity and in 2014, it was also aired in India under the name, Kesi Yeh Qayamat.

Ahmad has also written novels on religion and spirituality. Pir-e-Kamil (2004), Shehr-e-Zaat (2012) and Alif (2019), are some of her novels that focus on spirituality. Her novel Alif, was dramatized into a popular series that starred Hamza Ali Abbassi, Sajal Aly and Kubra Khan.Shehr-e-zaat was also a popular drama starring Mahira Khan. Ahmad has written more than 35 books in her career. Over 22 of her books have been converted into drama series. Her books have also been translated into English and Arabic languages. Juggernaut books translated Ahmad's works into Hindi as well.


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