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Native name  Abdullah Hussain
Cause of death  Blood Cancer
Occupation  Novelist
Full Name  Muhammad Khan
Nationality  Pakistan
Notable work  Udaas Naslain
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Born  14 August 1931Rawalpindi, British India
Awards  Adamjee Literary Award Kamal-e-Fun Award
Died  4 July 2015, Lahore, Pakistan
Books  Udaas Naslain, Emigré Journeys, Downfall by Degrees, Stories of exile and alienation, The Weary Generations

Abdullah Hussain (Urdu: عبداللہ حسین‎), (14 August 1931 – 4 July 2015) was an Urdu novelist and short story writer from Rawalpindi.


Abdullah Hussain (writer) Renowned novelist Abdullah Hussain passes away The Express Tribune

Literary career

Abdullah Hussain (writer) Renowned novelist Abdullah Hussain passes away The Express Tribune

Abdullah Hussain shot into fame with his novel Udaas Naslain. He was awarded the Adamjee Literary Award for this debut novel. Udaas Naslain is considered as a milestone in Urdu literature.

Later he wrote Nadar Log which is considered a sequel to Udaas Naslain.

He also wrote Baagh and a collection of short stories Nashaib.


Abdullah Hussain (writer) Celebrated Urdu novelist Abdullah Hussain passes away Pakistan

Hussain’s family said that he had been suffering from blood cancer for the past years. He was taken to the National Defence Hospital after his condition deteriorated. Later, he was brought back to his home where he died on 4 July 2015

Literary works

  • Udaas Naslain (Novel)
  • Nadaar Log(Novel)
  • Baagh (Novel)
  • Qyd(Novella)
  • Raat(Novella)
  • Nashaib (Collection of Short stories)

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