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Hussain was born in an Arain family in the village of Sujaanpur, near the town of Dhariwal, in the Gurdaspur district of Punjab, in pre-partition India. He migrated to Pakistan after partition in He chose Islamic history as the inspiration for his novels. He lived most of his life in Pakistan and died on 2 March Naseem Hijazi used historic settings as the background for his novels and based most of his work on Islamic history , demonstrating both the rise and fall of the Islamic Empire.
Hijazi wrote two sequential novels on the British Raj , and described the shortcomings of many nations within India after the collapse of the Mughal Empire. The novel Mu'azzam Ali starts a little before the Battle of Plassey. The lead character, Muazzam Ali, joins the fight against the British with the army of Siraj-ud-Daula.
The story progresses as the character moves from one place in India to another in search of lost glory and freedom. He takes part in the third battle of Panipat and finally settles in Srirangapattana , which is growing in power under the towering personality of Haider Ali. The book ends around the death of Ali. The book culminates in Sultan Tipu's sad and untimely martyrdom. Hijazi also wrote the novel Khaak aur Khoon , which details the violence caused by religious tensions between Muslims, Sikhs, and Hindus at the time of the partition of British India and the Independence of Pakistan in Although some historians have accused him of distorting historical facts in his novels  , he has influenced many readers inside and outside Pakistan .
English translation of Shaheen. Naseem Hijazi died on 2 March at age 81 in Rawalpindi , Pakistan. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 11 April The Nation newspaper. Samaa TV News website. Archived from the original on 3 May Free Books website. Recipients of the Pride of Performance for Arts. Amjad Bukhari S. John S. Categories : births deaths Urdu-language novelists Pakistani historical novelists Punjabi people 20th-century novelists Pakistani dramatists and playwrights 20th-century Urdu writers Urdu writers from Pakistan Urdu historical novelists Recipients of the Pride of Performance.
Spanish Reconquista , Fall of Granada . Kaleesa Aur Aag . Aur Talwar Toot Gai . Daastaan-e-Mujahid  . Ancient India - brutality of upper castes towards lower castes in the Hindu religion. Muhammad Bin Qasim . Muslim Conquest of Sindh .
British Indian Empire , a few years before partition of British India. Gumshuda Qaafley . Pouras Ke Hathi .
Indo-Pakistani War of . Rashidun Caliphate , Muslim conquest of Persia. Qaisar-o-Kisra . Drama , Humor. Shaheen  . Novel , Humor. Sufaid Jazeera .
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