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Umera Ahmed (b. December 10, 1976) is a bestselling Pakistani author of over a dozen Urdu popular fiction novels and with over million copies of her works in print. She has won numerous best writer awards from some of the most prestigious media houses and organizations in Pakistan. Her most celebrated work that gave her international recognition and astounding success is Peer e Kamil (The Perfect Mentor). She is most known for her unorthodox approach towards some very sensitive issues in Pakistani society that deal with both the religion and culture of the country.

Two of her books have been translated in English: La Hasil ( Hollow Pursuits) and Peer e Kamil ( The Perfect Mentor). These books are available on the amazon website (http://www.amazon.com/Umera-Ahmed/e/B00FZJU7UY)

That first novel, ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’, was published in a women monthly digest, Khawateen in 1998. The novel gained instant popularity within the digest readership. The story dealt with some powerful women themes and contained a message that launched Umera Ahmed as a visionary writer. Her later works cemented this early diagnosis of her talent. Many of her works have been made into Pakistani Dramas

Given below is a list of her work:

Novels:

1. La Haasil (2000)
2. Imaan, Umeed aur Mohabbat (2001)
3. Haasil (2001)
4. Amar Bail (2004)
5. Peer e Kamil (2004)
6. Darbar e Dil (2005)
7. Thoda Sa Aasman (2006)
8. Man o Salwa (2007)
9. Aks (2013)

Compilations of Novelettes and Short Stories:

1. Meri Zaat Zarra e BeNishan (2000)
2. Sehar Ik Ista’ara Hai (2001)
3. Main ne Khawabon ka Shajar Dekha Hai (2002)
4. Hum Kahan K Sache The (2003)
5. Zindagi Gulzar Hai (2004)
6. Husna aur Husn Ara (2005)
7. Harf se Lafz Tak
8. Mere 50 Pasandeeda Scene

Compilations of Plays:

1. Wapsi (2006)
2. Doraha (2009)
3. Uraan (2010)
4. Qaid e Tanhai (2010)
5. Maat (2012)
6. Chaand se Pehle (2012)
7. Mira’t ul Uroos

Translations Published in English by Ferozsons Pvt. Ltd.:

1. The Perfect Mentor
2. Hollow Pursuits

Under Publication by Ferozsons Pvt. Ltd.:

1. The City of Self
2. Man o Salwa
3. Love, Faith and Hope
4. Amar Bail (English Translation of novel of the same name.)
5. Aab-e-Hayat (Sequel to Peer-e-Kamil)

TV Serials:

– Wujood e Laraib – Indus Vision – 2004
– Amar Bail – TV One – 2005
– La Haasil – Hum TV – 2006
– Husna aur Husn Ara – TV One – 2007
– Man o Salwa – Hum TV – 2007
– Thoda Sa Aasman – PTV Karachi – 2008
– The Ghost – Hum TV – 2008
– Doraha – Geo Entertainment – 2008
– Malaal – Hum TV – 2009
– Meri Zaat Zarra e BeNishan – Geo Entertainment – 2009
– Daam – ARY Digital – 2010
– Qaid e Tanhai – Hum TV – 2010
– Uraan – Geo Entertainment – 2010
– Maat – Hum TV – 2011
– Durr e Shehwar – Hum TV – 2012
– Shehr e Zaat – Hum TV – 2012
– Zindagi Gulzar Hai – Hum TV – 2012
– Kankar – Hum TV – 2013

Single Plays:

– Darbar e Dil – PTV – 2004
– Muskura K Geo – Geo Entertainment – 2006
– Bus Ek Love Marriage – Geo Entertainment – 2006
– Hazar Ka Note – ARY Digital – 2010
– Hai Lau Zindagi – Geo Entertainment – 2007
– Daam – e – Mohabbat – TV One – 2006/2007
– Shrine – TV One – 2005
– Sauda – TV One – 2005
– Libaas – Hum TV – 2005
– Pari Kahani – Hum TV – 2009
– Aakhri Parinda – Hum TV – 2009
– Mutthi Bhar Matti – Hum TV – 2008