Qurratulain Hyder

Qurratulain Hyder, Indian writer and academic, 80 years old.

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Qurratulain Hyder

Qurratulain Hyder was an Indian writer and academic. She was born on January 20, 1927 (died on August 21, 2007, she was 80 years old) in Aligarh. Qurratulain Hyder was an influential Indian Urdu novelist and short story writer an academic and a journalist. One of the most outstanding literary names in Urdu literature she is most known for her magnum opus Aag Ka Darya a novel first published in Urdu in 1959 from Lahore Pakistan that stretches from the 4th century BC to post partition of India.

When is Qurratulain Hyder's next birthday?

Qurratulain Hyder was born on the , which was a Thursday

When Qurratulain Hyder died, she was 80 years old.

Qurratulain Hyder zodiac sign was aquarius.


School name
University Of Lucknow

Awards (4)

Year Award
1967 Sahitya Akademi Award awarded she was 39 years old
1989 Jnanpith Award awarded she was 61 years old
- Padma Bhushan awarded
- Padma Shri in literature & education awarded

Place of Birth, Real Name, Education, etc.

AlmaMater University of Lucknow
Place of death Noida
Nationality India
Languages spoken, written or signed Urdu
Country of citizenship India
Date of death 2007-08-21T00:00:00Z
Sex or gender Female
Pseudonym Ainee Apa
Place of birth Aligarh
Religion Islam
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Qurratulain Hyder (80 years)
Qurratulain Hyder

Urdu author

  • Birth place: India, Aligarh Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
  • Birth Sign: Aquarius
Thursday, January 20, 1927

Days left until next birthday: 286 days (as of April 9)

Birth sign: Aquarius

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