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Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 7, 2018

Short Biography

Khwaja Ahmad Abbas was born on 07-06-1914 in Panipat in the state of Haryana, India. He was an Indian Film Director, Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist, Columnist, Autobiographer, Film Producer, Writer, Dialog Writer & Documentary Filmmaker who best known for his work in Bollywood industry.


Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Complete Bio & Career

Khwaja Ahmad Abbas was an Indian poet, writer, director, and journalist. He took his early education in Hali Muslim High School. He completed his High School at the age of 15. Then he did his B.A. in English Literature in 1993 and L.L.B from Aligarh Muslim University.

He started his journey as a journalist. He joined “National Call” which was a newspaper from Delhi after he finished his B.A. When he was pursuing law, he started a student weekly “Aligarh Opinion”. After his graduation, he joined Bombay Chronicle in 1935 and then joined Bombay Talkies as a publicist in 1936. While working there, Abbas started writing a column which is called “Last Page”. It is one the longest running column in Indian history. It was in 1945 when he directed his first film, DhartiKe Lal. Before direction, he wrote scripts for Neecha Nagar and Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani. In 1951 he started NayaSansar, his own production house which produced movies like Anhonee, Munna, Rahi, SheharAurSapna and Saat Hindustani. In his whole career, he wrote around 73 books in English, Hindi, and Urdu. He is known for his work for “Inquilab”. His books were translated into Russian, German, Italian, Arabic and French.

Honours & Awards

Abbas was honoured by many awards like Gold Award, Nargis Dutta Awards, Jury Member award on the 16th Berlin International Film Festival, Golden Palm, BFJA Award, National Film Award. He was also honoured with Haryana State Robe of Honour, Ghalib Award, Vorosky Literary Award and much more.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Khwaja Ahmad Abbas died on 01-06-1987 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He died at age of 72, six days before his 72nd birthday.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH COUNTRY
1 June, 1987 (Monday) Mumbai, Maharashtra India

Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born in Panipat in the house of Urdu poet KhwajaAltaf Husain Hali who was the student of Mirza Ghalib. His grandfather KhwajaGulam Abbas was chief rebels of the 1857 Rebellion movement. His father was the tutor of the prince and his mother was the daughter of Sajjad Hussain.

Life's Important Dates Of Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Khwaja Ahmad Abbas was 72 years, 11 months & 25 days old age.