Renowned Short Story writer, Retired Deputy Controller Radio Pakistan, and Lecturer of Fatima Jinnah University Mrs. Shama Khalid breathed her last today in Rawalpindi.
She met a heart attack early in the morning that proved fatal. Known as an Iron Lady, Shama defied the social taboos and in a male dominant society made her an eternal name. She was highly qualified with triple MA and LLB.
She wrote 8 books including a travelogue and was widely read and followed for her true depiction of human nature. She had a special penchant to weave stories from everyday small issues.
She raised her children in the best possible manner and all of her children are serving on prestigious posts.
Shama Khalid leaves behind a legacy of art and literary work and her students are spread all over the world. Famous writer Mehmood Sham declared her death as a great loss to Urdu Literature.