I love the art of short story telling and “ek mohabbat so afsanay” is a collection of short stories done right! Refresh and try again. In , Ahmed started his popular radio program, Talqeen Shah [The Preacher] which made him immensely popular among the people in towns and villages. Great short stories by great person, teacher, mentor. Ahmed, in his later years of life, was greatly inclined towards Sufism. Yasar rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Abdul Wahid rated it it was amazing Feb 11, Jul 24, Ayesha U rated it really liked it.

His works included novels, short stories and plays for television and radio. May 15, Muhammad Arqum rated it really liked it Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? Jess rated it did not like it Jul 16, But here One Love, a Hundred Tales, says the title. Aik Muhabbat Sau Afsanay is a collection of 13 short stories, short stories which revolve around ordinary things in life, or ordinary life or the things we see but neglect, or the things we prefer to not notice.

Feb 21, Kashif Zafar added it. The thing that I love about short stories in general is the fact that very thin outlines are enough to create characters that the readers begin to care about naturally but of course that requires serious craftsmanship which not everyone possesses All of the stories paint a picture of a certain type of love, therefore it is difficult to pick one out as a favorite.

Baba, Ajeeb Badshah, Talaash and Shab khoon were my favorites, and first two left me with dry throat. Return to Book Page.

He was laid to rest in a Model Town, Lahore. View all 4 comments.


Aik Muhabbat So Afsane

Open Preview See a Problem? Jess rated it did not like it Jul 16, Jun 26, Ahmad Nawaz added it. His close association with Qudrat Ullah Shahab and Mumtaz Mufti was also attributed to this tendency. After returning to Pakistan from Europe, he took out his own monthly literary magazine, Dastaango [Story Teller], and joined Radio Pakistan as a script writer.

It makes for a difficult and slow read, but feels worth it. Abdul Wahid rated it it was amazing Feb 11, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I don’t think he’s been translated into English, so this review will interest readers of Urdu fiction only. He then got lectureship at Dayal Singh College, Lahore for two years. He was awarded President’s Pride of Performance and Sitara-i-Imtiaz for meritorious services in the field of literature and broadcasting.

Najma rated it it was ok Apr 20, And for those who are yet to read it, please do it now!

Jul 19, Muneeb Salman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Yet, what keeps one hooked to the book is Ashfaq Ahmed’s storytelling, his mastery of words. Later, he got a job in Radio Azad Kashmir, which was established on a truck that used to drive around in various parts of Kashmir. Plot of each story was twisty and poignant in the end. He started writing stories in his childhood, which were published in Phool [Flower] magazine.

All are tragic all are different but realistic. Verdict Anything less than a 5 star rating, would be unfair. Review A collection of touching, moving and lovely stories of love, affection, and belonging. This book is worth reading. Whereafter, he went to Rome to join Radio Rome as an Urdu newscaster.


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He also used to teach Urdu at Rome university. Ashfaq Ahmed has a very unique way of drawing the readers into his stories with his vibrant descriptions and characters. Ijaz Bajwa rated it liked it Mar 03, Trivia About Aik Mohabbat Sau It was a good read. His prose has a slightly unsettling, disruptive, vintage drma which bespeaks the black-and-white times in desi television history and made me yearn for ss films.

Aik muhabbat so afsane

Apr 05, Ali rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 13, zain ul aabdin rated it really liked it Shelves: He used to appear in a get together with his fans in PTV program Baittakh The Guest Room and Zaviya The Dimension where he gave swift but satisfying responses to each and every question posed by the youth audience.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. One Love, a Hundred Tales, says the title. On 7 SeptemberAshfaq Ahmed died of pancreatic cancer. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Refresh and try again. I enjoyed all of these but Ammi and Ajeeb Badshah are my favorites.