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Abdul Hameed
--: Biography of Abdul Hameed :--


Abdul Hameed  was a popular Urdu fiction writer from Lahore, Pakistan who wrote over 200 books.
Hameed was born in 1928 in Amritsar, British India. He passed his secondary education inAmritsar. He migrated to Pakistan after partition and passed intermediate in Pakistan as a private candidate and join Radio Pakistan as assistant script editor. After working some year for Radio Pakistan he joined Voice of America.
Manzil's first collection of short stories received popular acclaim and made him a recognized romantic short story writer. Apart from writing short stories and novels he wrote columns for national news papers. He also wrote for radio and television.
He has written more than 200 books. Urdu She'r Ki Dastan, Urdu Nasr ki Dastan (in which he has given information about the prose literature of many Urdu prose writers from Banda Nawas gesu Draz to the recent prose writers of Daccen and Gugrat), Mirza Ghalib, Dastango Ashfaq Ahmad and Mirza Ghalib Lahore mai are his most famous books.
His drama Ainak Wala Jin was popular with children in the 1990s. Moreover his fantasy series of 100 novels for children known as AMBAR NAAG MARIA Series was a real fame for him. He was awarded Pride of Performance by the Government of Pakistan.
Hameed died on 29 April 2011 at the age of 83.
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