Asghar Nadeem Syed
Poet, novelist, and a teacher of film and theatre. He has recently published a book titled, ‘Tooti Hui Tanab Udhar’. Best known for his popular TV drama serials, such as ‘Chand Grahan’; ‘Nijaat’; ‘Ghulam Gardish’; and ‘Piyaas’; Asghar Nadeem Syed has written plays depicting the feudal culture in rural Sindh, exploitation of women, the oligarchic structure in Pakistan comprising politicians, feudals, media moguls and the bureaucracy. He received the President’s Pride of Performance in 2006.