LAHORE: renowned Pakistani fiction and short story creator Khalida Hussain passed away early Friday morning, due to headaches attributable to a protracted infection. Her funeral become predicted to be held at some point of Zuhr prayers the same day. She became based totally in Islamabad at the time of her passing.


different outstanding personalities of Pakistani had been paying tribute to the overdue writer, commending her contributions to the sphere of literature. “Khalida Hussain’s death is a brilliant loss to Pakistan’s literary network,” activist and academic Saleema Hashmi informed The explicit Tribune. “I used to read her quick tales and feature constantly been very inspired via her writing. In reality, her work should span generations,” she introduced.

“Khalid Hussain changed into amongst became amongst the pioneers of Pakistani fiction. She become one of the first authors here to write down in a Western fashion and it turned into exquisite! After Manto, it turned into Khalida who took that fashion of writing forward,” said poet Amjad Islam Amjad. “Dr Anwer Sajjad and Manshad Yaad were among her contemporaries. All of them did their excellent paintings for the duration of the 70s. Khalid become a woman who centered on the best of her work in preference to gaining reputation. She become a true ustad in her discipline.”

Drama writer Asghar Nadeem Sayed added, “Khalid had finished her masters in Urdu Literature from the Oriental college, Punjab college however judging from her paintings, she changed into very prompted by Western literature. She commenced writing by using the call of Khalida Asghar however later shifted to Islamabad and commenced writing by means of the name of Khalida Hussain.”

He continued, “Her work indicates the adjustments she skilled thru her existence and additionally highlighted the many problems faced through women in our society.”

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