Ghulam Abbas (writer)

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Ghulam Abbas
Native name غلام عباس
Born 1909
Amritsar, British Punjab
Died November 2, 1982(1982-11-02) (aged 72–73)
Karachi, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Ethnicity Punjabi
Occupation Writer, magazine editor, translator
Organization All India Radio, during World War II
Known for Short stories
Notable work Jāṙē kī Čandnī, Kan Ras, Al-Ḥamrāʾ kē Afsānē, Jazīra-ē Suxanwarāⁿ
Awards Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 1967

Ghulam Abbas (Urdu: غلام عباس‎; 1909 – November 2, 1982) was a short story writer.[1][2]

Ghulam Abbas was married twice. His first wife was called Zakira and he had five children with her including four daughters and a son. His second wife was a Greek-Scottish-Romanian woman named Christian Vlasto (renamed Zainab)[3] with whom he had a son and three daughters.


  1. Samiuddin, Abida (2007). Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Urdu Literature. Global Vision Publishing House. pp. 5–6. ISBN 9788182201910.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "That log in the eye". Daily Times. Pakistan. May 3, 2003. Retrieved February 3, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Chambers, Claire (2011). British Muslim Fictions: Interviews with Contemporary Writers. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 78–79. ISBN 9780230308787.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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