Umera Ahmed

November 25, 2017

​Umera Ahmed (Urdu: عمیرہ احمد‎) (born 10 December 1976) is a Pakistani author and screenwriter. She is known for authoring books like Pir-e-Kamil and Lahasil. She has received various awards including Best Writer Award in Lux Style Award for the drama serial Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan.

She began her writing career in 1998 at the age of 22 with her initial stories published in monthly Urdu digests. She has written 16 books, ranging from complete novels to compilations of short stories. Her most popular books are Pir-e-Kamil and Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan. She is much inspired by the life of civil service and her many writings have civil servants as protagonists.

Later she became an English language lecturer for the students of O and A levels at Army Public College, Sialkot. However, she left the job a few years back in order to devote her full attention to writing. She married captain (R) Arsam Aftab, an Inland Revenue Service Officer, in 2014 and is currently living in Pakistan Administrative Service Campus of Civil Services Academy, at Mall Road Lahore with her husband, as her dream comes true.

Both her novels and her plays have been adapted for television. Currently, she is writing a story for the film. In 2007 Ahmad attended a discussion meeting organized by Geo TV regarding new ways of being creative in television.

  • Maat
  • Zindagi Gulzar Hai  || Abhi Tou Maat Baaqi Hai – Aisa Kabhi Nahin Hota
  • Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan  ||  Ye Jo Ik Subha Ka Sitara Hai – Aao Hum Pehla Qadam Dhartay Hain
  • Main Nay Khabon Kaa Shajar Daikha Hai  ||  Shehr e Zaat – Koi Lamha Khwab Nahin Hota – Koi Baat Hai Teri Baat Mein – Muthi Bhar Mitti – Teri Yaad Khaar e Gulaab Hai
  • Pir-e-Kamil
  • Uraan
  • Behadd
  • Man-o-Salwa
  • Qaid-e-Tanhai
  • Kankar
  • Ab Mera Intazar Kar
  • Sauda
  • Sehar Aik Ista’ara Hai
  • Kis Jahan Ka Zar Liya
  • Aks
  • Haasil
  • Lahaasil
  • Bas ik Dagh e Nidamat
  • Husna Aur Husn Aara
  • Amar Bail
  • Aabe Hayat
  • Hum Kahan Ke Sachay Thay
  • Hilal-e-Jurat
  • Baat Umr Bhar Ki Ha
  • Emaan, Umeed Aur Mohabbat
  • Band Kawaaron Ke Aagay
  • Darbar e Dil
  • Ghar or Ghaata
  • Harf se Lafz Tk
  • Maat Honay Tak
  • Thora Sa Aasmaan(Part 1,2,3)
  • Wapsi

 

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