Fehmida Riaz is a Urdu writer and poet. She was born in
July 28, 1946 at Meerut India .She was already making poetry at this young
age. Fahmida spend a few years in UK after his first marriage where
she worked with the BBC Urdu service and got a degree in film making. Her
writings are recognized equally at national and international level. Her
work has been translated into French, German and Russian Languages.
Pathar Ke Zaban , Dodavari , Karachi ,Dhoop and Adhoora Aadmi are some of
her famous books.
Fahmida Riaz is currently MD Urdu Dictionary Board. She received Sitara -e-
Imtiaz on 23 March 2010 by the President of Pakistan and Presidential Pride
of Performance Award for Literature: Poetry .