|Qazi Abdul Jaleel|
|Born||November 8, 1936
Kazi Mohala, Taluka Rohri, Sukkur Sindh, Pakistan
IntroductionQazi Abdul Jaleel (Sindhi: قاضي عبدالجليل) (born 1936 in Rohri), popularly known as Amar Jaleel, is a Sindhi fiction writer and a columnist whose columns appears in various Sindhi, Urdu and English-language dailies of Pakistan. He frequently plays with a dark sense of humor in his writings. Has authored 20 books. Recipient of National Award, Pride of Performance (Pakistan), and Akhal Bharat Sindhi Sahat Sabha National Award (India). Life Fellow, Pakistan Academy of Letters. Writes since 1955.
Early lifeJaleel started writing stories when he was 10 years old. He played for his NJV School and also featured briefly in first class cricket as wicketkeeper-batsman.
Professional careerAmar Jaleel started his career at Radio Pakistan, Karachi before being transferred to Islamabad, where he worked in different positions at radio and educational institutions. Now retired, Jaleel currently resides in Karachi, Sindh, where he spends his leisure time writing articles for various Pakistan newspapers, and is known as a popular columnist for Dawn and The Nationcurrently Working with a private regional sindhi TV channel as anchor program class room
ThinkingAs a political analyst he has repeatedly returned to one theme: why partition was wrong. Amar Jaleel is a prominent polemicist against the All-India Muslim League.
His articles have found publication in Pakistan's leading newspapers, including the Dawn, which has historical foundations in the Pakistan Movement itself.
BooksHe has written hundreds of short stories in Sindhi; he has also written one novel in Sindhi titled Naith Gongey Ghalahyo نيٺ گونگهي ڳالهايو ("Thus Dumb Spoke"). Some of Amar Jaleel's best known books are:
- Indra 'اندرا'
- Sindhu Muhinje Saah Mein''سنڌو منهنجي ساھ ۾
- Dil Jee Duniyaدل جي دنيا
- Jadanh Maa'n Na Hoondus جڏهن مان نه هوندس
- Tareekh Jo Kafan'تاريخ جو ڪفن
- Munhinjo Dus Aasman Khan Puchho'منهنجو ڏس آسمان کان پڇو
- Tiyoon Wujoodٽيون وجود
- Naith Gongey Ghalahyo نيٺ گونگهي ڳالهايو
- Raani Kot jo Khazano رڻي ڪوٽ جو خزانو
- Jeejal Mohanje Mao جيجل منهنجي ماءُ'
- Wisaami Wayo. ' چنڊ وسامي ويو'
- Adab Aen Siyasatادب ۽ سياست'
- Sarad Laash Jo Safar'سرد لاش جو سفر
- Lahndar Sijj Je Laaam 'لهندڙ سج جي لام'
- Sindh Naamo'سنڌ نامو''
- Fida Hussain Phdine, Dhani Bakhash Dhane Aen Phndan Ja Kaalum.فدا حسين ڦودني، ڌڻي بخش ڌني ۽ ڦندڻ جا ڪالم'
- Wichaar, a web portal, has printed a book of Amar Jaleel's selected stories in Punjabi translation. The book's title is Amar Kahanian.
Articles and essays
- To Define Sufism
- A Professor with a Fake Degree
- Wither Sufism
- Enigmatic History in a Nutshell
- Antithesis of Sufism
- From Nowhere to Enerywhere
- The Evil Within Uus