ASHFAQ AHMED`S (Qurat-ul-Ain) Ptv Classic Drama Series *Ek Mohabat Sau Afsaney*

SERIES : Ek Mohabat Sau Afsaney PLAY : Qurat-ul-Ain STARRING : ARSHAD MEHMOOD ARJUMAND RAHEEM AIJAZ ASLAM HASAN RAZA WRITTEN BY : ASHFAQ AHMED EXECUTIVE PRODUCER : GHAZANFAR ALI DIRECTED BY : GHAZANFAR ALI Ashfaq Ahmed , (Urdu: اشفاق احمد) (August 22 , 1925 -- September 7 , 2004) was a distinguished writer , playwright , broadcaster , intellectual and spiritualist from Pakistan. His prime qualities of heart and hand earned appreciations across the borders. He was regarded by many as the best Urdu Afsana (short-story) writer after Saadat Hasan Manto , Ismat Chughtai and Krishan Chander following the publication of his famous short-story " Gaddarya " [The Shepherd] in 1955. Ahmed was born on 22 August 1925 in Garhmukteshwar village , Ghaziabad , British India. He obtained his early education in his native district. Shortly before 1947 , he migrated to Pakistan & made the Punjab metropolis , Lahore as his abode. He completed his Masters in Urdu literature from Government College Lahore. Bano Qudsia , his wife and companion in Urdu literary circles who is also one of the best novelists of Urdu , was his classmate at Government College. After Partition , when he arrived at the Walton refugee camp with millions of other migrants , he used to make announcements on a megaphone around the clock. Later , he got a job in Radio Azad Kashmir , which was established on a truck that used to drive around in various parts of Kashmir. He then got lectureship at Dayal Singh College , Lahore for two years. Where after , he went to Rome to join Radio Rome as an Urdu newscaster. He also used to teach Urdu at Rome university. During his stay in Europe , he got diplomas in the Italian and French languages from the University of Rome and University of Grenoble , France. He also got special training diploma in radio broadcasting from New York University. He started writing stories in his childhood , which were published in Phool [Flower] magazine. After returning Pakistan from Europe , he took out his ow