Amjad Islam Amjad: Biography and Books Details

Amjad Islam Amjad was born on 4th August 1944, in Lahore, Punjab. His family originally belonged to a well-known district Sialkot. This district is also well known because the poet of the east, Dr. Allama Iqbal also born in this city. Amad Islam Amjad gained his early secondary education in Lahore.

He further got admission to Islamia Civil Line College, where he graduated. During his academic life, he also participated in extracurricular activities as well. He has been performing his duties as a member of the college cricket team. He has participated in many intercollegiate tournaments.

Early Career

After graduating from Civil Line College, he was admitted to the University of Punjab. Here he completed his master’s degree in Urdu literature. Later he started a lectureship at Government M.A.O College, Lahore. He also worked as a director of Pakistan Television Corporation from 1975 to 1979.

Amjad Islam Amjad continued to work eagerly. He is very committed to his duties. His long-term hard work gave him more and more fruits, that he maintained his unique position in the literal and arts community of Pakistan. In 1989, he was appointed Director General of the Urdu Science Board. He has also been attached to the children’s library complex, where he performed his duties as a project director.

Literal Working

Amjad Islam Amjad is working with literal and arts activities. He has for to television for a long time. Amjad Islam Amjad wrote some drama series for Pakistan Television Corporation. He is the writer of plenty of columns, translations, criticism, and essays. Although he has been working with different fields of literature, his primary focus is on Nazams (Poems), an important area of Urdu poetry.

Notable Dramas

Amjad Islam Amjad has written many dramas for Pakistan Television. Some of the essential dramas he wrote are the following that made him a distinct personality in Pakistan.

  • Waris
  • Dehleez
  • Samandar
  • Raat
  • Waqat
  • Apnay log

Other Important Work

Although Amjad Islam Amjad has written many plays for Pakistan Television, he has also worked in other fields like poems and Ghazals. Following are some other essential writings of Amjad Islam Amjad.

  • Fishar
  • Barzakh
  • Us Paar
  • Satwan Dar
  • Zara Phir Se Kehna
  • Seher Aasar
  • Baarish Ki Awaz
  • Itnay Khwab Kahan Rakhu
  • Mairy .” Hain Kuch Khwab
  • Hum Us Key Hain

Affiliation with Daily Express

Amjad Islam Amjad is also a renowned columnist, so the newspapers welcome him well. Since June 2008, he has joined Daily Express, a well-known Pakistan newspaper. He is writing columns for this newspaper. His column is known as “Chasham-e-Tamasha.”


Amjad Islam Amjad has received many awards and prizes from different sources. Some of the crucial awards received by him are as follow.

  • Pride of Performance
  • Siara-e-Imtiaz
  • 16 Graduate Awards
  • 12 PTV Awards for the best writer

At last, I hope you liked the biography of Amjad Islam Amjad. You may also want to read Anwar Masood: Biography. You can subscribe to our website for more life history of great Urdu writers.

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