Renowned Urdu novelist from Pakistan Abdullah Hussain died on 4 July 2015 in Lahore after battling with blood cancer. He was 84.He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.
He authored the bestseller and critically acclaimed novel Udas Naslain, it is considered as a masterpiece of Urdu literature. His other famous novels are Baagh, Nadaar Loag and short stories Faraib and Nashaib. Hussain was also awarded with the Prime Minister's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015 for his work.
Hussai was born as Mohammad Khan on 14 August 1931 in Gujrat, Punjab Province of Pakistan. He did his schooling and graduation from Zameendar College of Pakistan.
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