Umera Ahmed is a popular Pakistani screenplay writer and fiction novelist. Her most popular book, Peer-e-Kamil was a massive hit and is considered to be one of the most successful Pakistani novels of all time. She is also the writer of Meri Zaat Zara E Benishan, a very famous Pakistani drama serial.
She gained repute in a relatively short period of time, with novels such as Man-o-Salwa, Lahasil, Amar Bail, Darbar-e-Dil and Sauda. Most of Umera's novels revolve around social problems faced by women of the Pakistani society. Having done her Masters from Murray College, Sialkot in English literature, Umera has also written several hit screenplays, such as Doraha, Wapsi, Qaid-e-Tanhai and the critically acclaimed Uraan. She has received numerous awards for her works, as mentioned below:
1 Best Writer for Wujood-e-Laraib Indus Vision Drama Awards 2005
2 Best Young Talent in Scriptwriting TV One Popular Choice Awards 2006
3 Best Telefilm for Sauda TV One Popular Choice Awards 2006
4 Best Serial Award for Amar Bail TV One Popular Choice Awards 2006
5 Best Director for Serial Lahasil Lux Style Awards 2006
6 Best Serial Award for Mano Salwa Lux Style Awards 2007
8 Best Serial Award for Thoda Sa Aasman Lux Style Awards 2009
9 Best Serial Award for Malaal Pakistan Media Awards 2010
10 Best Writer Award for Malaal Pakistan Media Awards 2010
11 Best Director Award for Doraha 2010 Lux Style Awards.