Bano Qudsia, a great novelist, playwright and intellect, was born on 28th November 1928 in Firozpur; then, she moved to Lahore with her family after the partition of India. She started to write short stories while studying in class 5; She graduated from a well-reputed university. Later she was married to
. Her husband was a writer; her career seemed worthwhile everywhere; Bano began to produce the finest work of her art. Bano Qudsia has received honourable awards such as Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 1983, Hilal-i-Imtiaz in 2010, Kamal-e-Fun in 2012 and Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. She sparked in novels and other fields, including Short stories, Dramas and Biographies.
Bano Qudsia's most famous and well-recognized work is Raja Gidh, The King Vulture. It's known to be the best of Modern urdu classics. Most of her versatile writing includes dramas such as Chota Shehar Baray Log Phir Achanak Youn Hua, Lagan Apni Apni, Aadhee Baat, Foot Paath Ki Ghaas, Aasay Paasay, Tamaseel, Hawa kay Naam, Dusra Qadam, Sidhran, Suraj Mukhi and Piya Nam ka DiyHer best play "Aadhi baat" Is the story about a retired headmaster, It was performed in Islamabad, a three-day event organized by the Pakistan National Council of the Arts.
Banohad completed the autobiography of Ashraf Ahmed, "Baba Saheba", which he left incomplete at his death in 2004; she gradually completed and also released the second edition ", Rah-i-Rawaan". The Second edition was even more beautiful in diction, showing her affection and respect for her husband at peak level. She's well known for her short stories, which include Hijraton Kay Darmiyan, Dast Bastaa, Aatish e Zeer Pa,
, Dusra Darwaza, Baz Gasht, Na Qabil e Zikr, Samaan e Wajood, Tawaja ki Taalib and Kuch Aur Nahi.
Qudsia's novel "Haasil Ghaat", published in 2005, gained much popularity among her and is considered the second most influential work. It focuses on memories, thoughts and cultural comparisons between the USA and Pakistan. Some of her other novels include Raja Gidh,
, Haasil Ghaat, Shehrela'zawaal – Abaad Weeranay Purwa, Moom ki Galiyan, Shehr-e-Bemisaal, Tauba Shikan. Bano Qudsia enjoyed her life with much prestige and reputation. Doubtlessly she's the queen of Urdu literature. She died in Lahore at the age of 88.