Urdu litterateur and poet Asad Mohammad Khan has been awarded the prestigious Majlis-e-Farogh Urdu Adab Award (Doha, Qatar).
Khan truly deserves the award. His Nazms are well-known but his real strength is in the prose. The stories like ‘Basode ki Maryam’ and ‘Mai Dada’ are truly astounding. If you want to listen the story online go to Urdu Radio. Click Urdustan Radio
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Asad Muhammad Khan hails from Bhopal. After partition, he shifted to Pakistan. He is amongst the most prominent fiction writers in Urdu. He has written scripts for television serials. His command over Bundelkhandi and Malwi dialects is outstanding.