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One of the most read fiction and travelogue writers from Pakistan; known for his unique creativity and appeal.
Also known as Tegh Allahabadi, was a C.S.P officer in Pakistan, assassinated in mysterious circumstances.
Most prominent humorist and satirist of Pakistan; author of extraordinary works "Chiraagh Tale" and "Aab-e-Gum". He received Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-i-Imtiaz, the highest literary honours by the Government of Pakistan.
Prominent writer of humour/satire, famous for his column 'khama-bagosh.'
Musarrat Nazeer is a vocalist and performer who sang and acted in many Urdu and Punjabi films. She also sang wedding and folk songs. She has won several Nigar Awards.
One of the most outstanding modern poets who wrote both in Urdu and Punjabi. Also a film lyricist.
An important story writer and poet from Pakistan, known for her bold writings on issues relating to women.
Munawwar Ali Khan was a Hindustani classical singer of the Patiala Gharana. He was the son of the maestro Bade Ghulam Ali Khan. He also learnt Dhrupad from Hussainuddin Dagar (Tansen Pandey).
One of the most prominent female critics and story writers; known for her book "Manto Noori Na Naari".
Prominent Indian English fiction writer, known for his stance on socio-political issues; also a recipient of several awards.
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