Dr. Nasir Abbas Baloch
2018 Dhahan Prize Finalist
Dr. Nasir Abbas Baloch is a respected professor of Punjabi and Urdu and is currently teaching at Minhaj University, Lahore. He is an outstanding Punjabi and Urdu poet, short story writer and a recognized playwright. He has written sixteen television drama serials along with nearly one hundred and fifty radio and stage plays. He has been awarded the Best Playwright Award in Punjabi by Pakistan Television. Among his many publications is Patanan Day Sad (Punjabi Poems,1977), Seetian Akhan Walay (Punjabi short stories, 1985), and Dasht-E-Raigaan (Urdu Poems, 1996).