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Fatima Surayya being remembered on her 89th birthday


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

01st Sep, 2019. 08:10 pm
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Fatima Surayya's 89th birth anniversary

Famous Urdu novelist Fatima Surayya Bajia’s 89th birth anniversary is being observed today.

Fatima Surraya Bajia was an Urdu novelist and playwright who passed away in 2016.

She was born in Hyderabad (India) in 1930. Bajiya started her career as an actress in a play aired by PTV in 1966.

She wrote more than 10 plays and drama serials.

She began her writing career from Islamabad and Lahore Pakistan Television (PTV) centers when the channel was launched.

Her most famous dramas include Aroosa, Zeenat, Shama and Afshan.

Her first long play was Mehman, she also contributed for literary programs like Auraaq, and beauty care program under the title Aaraish-e-Khaam-e-Kakal and also produced some kid shows.

She was awarded various awards at home and abroad including the Pride of Performance Award, Hilal-i-Imtiaz Award and Japan’s Highest Civil Award.

She also worked as an adviser to the Sindh chief minister.

She is the sister of renowned scriptwriter and satirist Anwar Maqsood, poet Zehra Nigah and the late TV chef Zubaida Tariq.

According to the reports, Google also paid tribute to the popular playwright Fatima Surayya Bajia.

According to the official website, “doodles are the fun, surprising and sometimes spontaneous changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries and the lives of famous artists, pioneers and scientists.”

To date, the multinational technology company has created more than 2,000 doodles.