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List of Best Urdu Books, which you should be must read this summer

(Last Updated On: 02/06/2016)

Urdu is considered as a dying language in some parts of the world as it is not getting any huge contribution that would be bringing any influence in the modern world. Apart from the fact that Urdu is our national language as per the constitution, we can’t ignore the usage of English as the official language and other regional languages which are also used nationwide as way of communication among people.

So to get the boost to our language, we are going to tell you about the best Urdu books which will tell you how important is this language and why it is even so far the first choice of people who are looking for a literary treat.


It will be relevant to mention here that idea of compiling great books or best books came from Thomas Jefferson, the third president of USA, who used to compile list of best books. Following it people compiled list of best books to tell the others to read this and also suggest others to do the same.

List of 20 Best Urdu Books (Novels, Poetic Work, Grammar, Islamic Books, and humorous contributions)

Pitras ke mazameen by Pitras Bukhari
Peer-e-Kamil by Umera Ahmed
Charagh Talay by Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi
Musaddas-e-Hali by Altaf Hussain
Dil Darya Samandar by Wasif Ali Wasif
Kulliyat-i-Meer by Mir Taqi Mir
Umrao Jaan Ada by Mirza Hadi Rusva
Qavaid-i-Urdu by Moulvi Abdul Haq
Anarkali by Imtiaz Ali Taj
Manto Ke Afsaane by Saadat Hasan Manto
Urdu encyclopaedia of Islam
Zindagi Gulzar Hai by Umera Ahmed
Fasana-e-Mubtala by Deputy Nazeer Ahmad
Udaas Naslain by Abdullah Hussein
Andheri Raat ka Musafir by Naseem Hijazi
Alipur Ka Eli by Mumtaz Mufti
Basti by Intezar Hussain
Yadon Ki Baraat by Josh Maleehabadi
Parvaz by Shafeeq-ur-Rahman
Mann Chalay Ka Sauda by Ashfaq Ahmed

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