Adamjee Literary Award

Adamjee Literary Award, also known as Adamjee Prize, is a literary award bestowed by the government of Pakistan. It is presented by the president. The award seeks to recognize those people who have made "meritorious contribution" to the literature of Pakistan.[1][2] It was first introduced by Pakistan Writers' Guild in 1959.[3] Muhammad Shahidullah served as the permanent chairman of the award.[4]

List of winnersEdit

Year Winners Ref(s)
1959 Ghulam Abbas and Shaukat Siddiqui (Urdu)
Syed Abdul Sattar and Roshan Yazdani (Bengali)
[5]
1960 Jamila Hashmi and Jamiluddin Aali [6][7]
1961 Afzal Ahsan Randhawa (Deeva Tey Darya) [8]
1962 Shamsur Rahman and Shahidullah Kaiser [9][10]
1963 Abdullah Hussain (Udaas Naslein), Mahbubul Alam, Khadija Mastoor (Aangan) [11][12][13]
1964 Ahsan Habib [14]
1965 Sufi Motahar Hossein [15]
1966 Shawkat Osman, Abul Fazal and Farrukh Ahmad [16][17][18]
1967 Khalid Akhtar, Ada Jafri and Abdul Quadir and Hasan Hafizur Rahman [19][20][21][22]
1968 Mirza Adeeb, Kishwar Naheed and Sardar Jainuddin [23]
1969 Syed Shamsul Haque and Rashid Karim [24]
1970 Begum Akhtar Riazuddin (Dhanak Par Qadam) [citation needed]
1978 Parveen Shakir [25]
1979 Umrao Tariq [26]
1980 Hasan Akbar Kamal [27]
1982 Muhammad Izhar ul Haq (Deewar-e-Aab)
Intizar Hussain [28]
Hasan Azizul Huq [29]
Abu Rushd [30]
Zahir Raihan [31]
Qateel Shifai
Rahim Gul (Dastan Chor Aye)
Munshi Raisuddin [32]
N/A Jilani Kamran [33]

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