Ashfaq Ahmed Birthday, Age, Family & Biography

Ashfaq Ahmed

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BIRTHDAY 22 August, 1925
BIRTH PLACE Firozpur , Punjab
AGE 79 Years Old
Last Updated on : January 11, 2017

Birthday Countdown & Age

Ashfaq Ahmed was 79 years & 16 days old age.

About   Edit

Ashfaq Ahmed was born on 22nd August 1925 in Ferozepur district, India. He was a renowned Playwright, Writer, Spiritualist, Intellectual and Broadcaster from Pakistan.


Ashfaq Ahmed was felicitated with Sitara-i-Imtiaz and President's Pride of Performance award for commendable work in the field of literature and broadcasting.

He finished his early education in his local district in India just before independence in 1947. After Independence he relocated to Pakistan and made the Punjab’s chief town, Lahore as his habitat. He completed his Post Graduation in Literature (Urdu) from Government College, Lahore.
He got employed in Radio Azad Kashmir, which was founded on a truck that used to drive around in many areas of Kashmir. He then shifted his job as a lecturer at Diyal Singh College, Lahore for two years. Thereafter, he went to Rome, Italy, to join Radio Rome as an Urdu Newscaster. He also served as a lecturer at Rome University and taught Urdu.
Apart from his personality as a great author of splendid and majestic books, Ashfaq Ahmed, in later stage of his life, was biased towards sufism, which was visibly demonstrated in most of his works. He married his classmate from Government College in Lahore and a famous novelist Bano Qudsia,


Death Info

On 7 September 2004, Ashfaq Ahmed died in Lahore, PakistanHe was suffering from pancreatic cancer.


7 September, 2004 Lahore Punjab Pakistan

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