On Tuesday, Pakistan observed the 17th death anniversary of eminent author, playwright and broadcaster Ashfaq Ahmad.
Ashfaq Ahmad wrote dozens of TV dramas and hosted well-known programmes of Radio Pakistan. Including “Talqeen Shah” which turned into broadcast by Radio Pakistan for about 35 years.
His famous PTV plays had been “Munchaley ka Soda” “Aik Muhobaat Sao Fasaney” “Tota Kahani” “Hairat Kada” and “Afsaney”.
Among his many books included Zavia, Aik Muhabbat Sau Afsanay, Tota Kahani, Gadaria, Safar Dar Safar, Talqeen Shah, Mun Chalay Ka Sauda, Hairat Kadah, and Baba Sahba.
On television, Ahmad penned the script of several plays that went directly to come to be famous with audiences consisting of, Uchhay Burj Lahore De, Tali Thallay, and Tota Kahani. He additionally made a function film called Dhop aur Saya inside the 60’s.
Ishfaq Ahmed married Banu Qudsia, who changed into additionally a well-known author and literary character.
He has acquired both the Presidential Pride of Performance award (Sadarti Aizaz Barai-Husn-Karkardagi) and Sitar-e-Imtiaz.
Ashfaq Ahmad died 7 September, 2004 at the age of 79.