Ashfaq Ahmed's birth anniversary today

01:24 PM | 22 Aug, 2016
Ashfaq Ahmed's birth anniversary today
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LAHORE (News Desk) - The birth anniversary of renowned legendary writer‚ broadcaster, and intellectual Ashfaq Ahmed is being celebrated on Monday (today).

He was born on August 22, 1925 in Garhmukteshwar village, Ghaziabad, British India.

Ashfaq Ahmed authored more than 20 books in Urdu. His works included novels‚ short stories and plays for television and radio as well.

He was awarded President's Pride of Performance and Sitara-i-Imtiaz for meritorious services in the field of literature and broadcasting.

Ashfaq Ahmed died on September 7, 2004 at the age of 79.