A Hameed; a Famous Urdu Fiction Writer
Abdul Hameed better known as A Hameed (Urdu: اے۔ حمید) is a popular Urdu fiction writer from Lahore, Pakistan who has written over 200 books.
A Hameed was born in 1928 in Amritsar British India. He passed his secondary education in Amritsar. 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.
His first collection of short stories Manzil Manzil got a great acclaim from the readers and made him a well recognized romantic short story writer.
A part from writing short stories and novels he is writing columns for national news papers. He has written many programs for Radio and TV which have got a great acknowledgement from the listener and viewers as well.
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 has got a great fame among the children in the 1990s.