Naheed Sultana Akhtar is a noted playwright and novel writer. Regular readers of Urdu digests might remember her classic novel series 'Zendan Main Phool', 'Muntaha' and 'Behtay Pani Pe Makan'. As a playwright, Naheed has been proactively coming up with screenplays that have won the hearts of the TV audiences.
In the early 1990s, she wrote the classic drama 'Aanch' depicting a woman's challenges when she marries a widower who already has three kids. A few years later, her drama 'She Jee' won the hearts of the audiences as she described the problems encountered by women in the society when they marry a man who is younger than them.
'Hawa, Rait Aur Aangan' and 'Doosri Aurat' have been the other dramas written by her that the PTV audiences got the chance to enjoy.