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Zahida Zaidi
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 Zahida Zaidi and Sajida Zaidi extremely talented. Both the sisters were teaching in Aligarh Muslim University.  Their names have been inseparable, On January 7, 2010 they jointly get Bahadur Shah Zafar award of Delhi Urdu Academy. Zahida Zaidi passed away at her residence in Aligarh on January 12, 2011. She was 82. She was a distinguished bi-lingual writer in English and Urdu, dramatist and a stage director. She retired as a Professor of English from Aligarh Muslim University. She was also closely associated with the drama club at the varsity with popular actor, Naseeruddin Shah among her better known pupils. Zaidi was the grand daughter of Urdu poet Altaf Hussain Hali.

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