Bano Qudsia Biography | Age, Family, Education, Career

Bano Qudsia was a famous literature creator in Urdu, and Punjabi and played an important role in Pakistani television and stage drama. Her novel Raja Gidh was a reason for her fame that gave a new trend to Pakistani literature, moreover, her play Aadhi Baat has been called a Classic play.She also known as Bano Aapa. 

Bano Qudsia Biography | Age, Family, Education, Career

She was the wife of well-known Pakistani poet Ashfaq Ahmad.  The Global encyclopedia of the United States published two names of local literature from all over the world; one of which was Bano Qudsia. This article briefly covers all the main aspects of Bano Qudsia`s life.

Quick Facts

NameBano Qudsia
BornNovember 28, 1928
Birth Place Ferozepur, Punjab, India
DiedFebruary 4, 2017
Father Name Chaudhary Badarul Zaman Chatta
Mother name Zakira Begum
Siblings Pervaiz Chatta
SpouseAshfaq Ahmed
ChildrenAneeque, Aseer, Anees
EducationMaster’s degree in Urdu literature
Height Unknown 
Weight Unknown
Hair colourUnknown

Early life, Family, And Education

Bano Aapa was the daughter of famous landlord Badrul Zaman Chatta who had a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture. Her mother Zakira Begum was an Educationalist and her brother Pervaiz Chatta was a Painter. She migrated to Lahore with her family after the partition of India.

Bano Qudsia Biography | Age, Family, Education, Career

She was married to Pakistani famous poet Ashfaq Ahmed and blessed with three sons. Bano Qudsia got her bachelor’s degree from Kinnaird College Lahore, and after that, she got admission to MA Urdu literature at the Government College University (GCU). She completed her master’s degree in 1951.

Bano Qudsia Literary Work

Bano started writing in 1947 after independence and had contributed well to Pakistani literature and language. She wrote a number of short stories, dramas, novels, and biographies. Following are the number of her writings: 

Short stories10