Fatima Surayya Bajia PP (Urdu: فاطمہ ثُڑیا باجیا), is a renowned Urdu novelist,playwright and drama writer of Pakistan. She has been awarded various awards at home and abroad including Japan’s highest civil award in recognition of her works. She also remained Advisor to the Chief Minister of Sindh province in Pakistan.
Born on 1 September 1930 in Hyderabad, India, she has never attended a formal school, all her education took place at home, but instead she is ranked an eminent intellectual, reader and writer. One of ten children, her other siblings include: Anwar Maqsood, Zehra Nigah, Zubaida Tariq (cooking expert) and Mrs Kazmi, a famous dress designer.
The following are popular drama serials:
- Shama 1974 (adopted from A.R. Khatoon’s novel)
- Afshaan (adopted from A.R. Khatoon’s novel)
- Aroosa(adopted from Zubaida Khatoon’s novel)
- Zeenat (adopted from Mirza Quleech Baig’s Sindhi novel)
- Ghar aik Nagar
- Faraz Aik Karz
- Phool Rahi Sarsoon