Syed Qasim Mahmood

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Birthday
17, 1928
Birthplace
Pakistan
DEATH DATE
Mar 31, 2010 (81)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1928
Birthplace
Pakistan
DEATH DATE
Mar 31, 2010 (81)

About

Pakistani intellectual, editor, and author who wrote short stories and novels and compiled Urdu-language encyclopedias. He also edited numerous magazines, including Qafla (Caravan), Pakistan Digest, and Siara Digest.

Before Fame

He held numerous odd jobs in his younger years, working for a time as both a woodcutter and a newspaper seller in the bazaars.

Trivia

He edited nine scientific and literary magazines and published more than two hundred books over the course of his career.

Family Life

He married Syeda Shamiam Gillani in 1967. The couple raised two sons and two daughters.

Associated With

He and Musharraf Farooqi were both celebrated Pakistani authors.