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Mohammad Hameed Shahid is a prominent Urdu fiction writer and literary critic of Pakistan. He was born on March 23, 1957 in Pindi Gheb, in Punjab province, Pakistan. After his initial education from his native town PindiGheb (Attock, Punjab), he proceeded to University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, where he gained an honors degree in Horticulture, Agriculture. After graduating from UAF he joined Agriculture Development Bank of Pakistan (ADBP), now Zarai Taraqiat Bank Ltd (ZTBL) where he is Vice President at the moment and heading Recovery Policy Unit in Recovery Department. He did a banking diploma and joined number of courses on Banking operations, Business Management, Core Banking Application System, and Enterprise Recourses Planning etc. He attended different international conferences on Urdu literature.


  1. Hameed Shahid first writing in Urdu was published in 1973 when he was student of Metric. He completed his first Urdu book Paiker-e-Jameel and handed over it to a publisher in 1980 when he was university student. As a student, he was editor-in-chief of University literary Magazine Kisht-e-Nau. Soon after appearing of his fiction writing in urdu Magazines like Auraq, Fanoon, Adbiat , Shubkhoon etc, his characteristic style matured and emerged as his identity. His first collection of Urdu Short Stories was ‘Band Ankhoon se Paray’. This was published in 1994, followed by ‘Jannum Jahunam’ in 1998, ‘Margzar’ in 2004 and ‘Aadmi’ in 2013. These lead to consolidating his reputation as one of the important contemporary writers of Urdu short story. His novel ‘Mitti Adam Khati Hae’ was published in 2007. In addition, he is author of books on Urdu language and literary criticism. Some of books on his credit are listed hereunder:

Urdu Books on his Credit

Urdu Short Stories

Band Aankhon se pery  1994

JanamJahanam 1998

MargZaar  2004

Aadmi  2013

Pachas Afsanae  2009

Dehshat Maen Mohabbat 2015

Urdu Novel

Mitti Aadam Khati Hai  2007

Literary Criticism

Aadbi Tanaziat 2000

Urdu Afsana: Surat o Mana 2006

Ashfaq Ahmed: Shakhsitay o Fuun 1998

Saadat Hasan Manto: Jadoae Haqeeqat Nigari Aur Aaj Ka Afsana 2013

Rashid, Meera ji, Faiz:Nayab Haen Ham 2014

Urdu Fiction : Naye Mubahis 2016

Other Books

Paiker-e-Jamil (Serat un Nabi PBUH) 1983

LamhonKa Lams (Nasmain) 1995

Alif Se Atkhailiyan (Tanziay) 1995


Pakistani Aadab (Intekhab 2002) 2003

SAARAC Mumalik: Muntakhib Takhliki Aadab 2004

8th Oct: Tehreer k Aainay Mai 2006


Syeda Zaheer Un Nisa Taalimi (Wakf) Award, 1995

NCC Golden Jubilee Award bara’ay Aadab, 1997

Markaz Award Bara’ay Aadbi Coloum Nigari, 1998

Mian Muhammad Bakhsh Aadbi Award, 2006

Azmat-e-Fan Award, baraeay Adab, 2007

Nishan-e-Ezaz by HalqaArbab-e-Zauq Islamabad, 2000


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