Attiya Dawood (Member)


Attiya Dawood was born on April 1, 1958. She is M.A in Sindhi literature.

Her professional experience is as under:

Eye Television Network Limited June 2006
Drama Script Editor at Hum TV
Responsibilities include, editing drama scripts, previewing all the
dramas that are supposed to go on air, meeting with writers to discuss
their scripts.


Drama Writer
Written a number of plays and series for television.

Amrita preetam. Khadeeja mastoor, Mohen kalpna and others

Did research for many real stories for the series, ‘Qismat ke sitare’ for  Moomal Producions.

Gave lectures in the University of Texas, University of Wisconsin, University of Virginia and Columbia University in November 2002, organised by the centre of South Asian studies.

Award and Achievements
‘Sindhi Adeeb Award’ from Akhal bharti Sindhi boli and sahtya sabha at Bombay Two literary sittings conducted in her honor at the Sahitya Academy,
Bhopal, November 2001.

Books Published:

  • ‘Raging to be free’, translated by Asif Farrukhi. Published in 1995 by Maktaba Dantal.
  • ‘Shrafat ji pulsraat / Shrafat kaa pulsraat’, Sindhi poetry with Urdu translation  by Fehmida Riaz. Published in 1997, by Suhaee Books.
  • ‘Aap ka jism aur sehat’, published by Wada Kitab Ghar.
  • ‘Sindhi aurat kee kahani’, published by Seen publishers in 2001.
  • ‘Sindh ki aurat sapney sai such tak’, published by Shehrazad in 2002.
  • 'Un poori chadar’, published by Koonj Publications, Mumbai in Nov. 2002.
  • ‘Aine ke samne’, transcribed in Hindi. Published in May 2004 by Raj Kamal Prakshan pvt. Ltd in Delhi. This book is being published again in Urdu this year by Oxford University Press.


  • Attended South Asian Women Conference for preperation of Beijing Conference at Kathmandu, Nepal in August 1995.
  • Attended Beijing Conference and recited poetry in September 1995.
  • Attended South Asian Writers Conference at Dhaka, Bangladesh in 1996.
  • Attended Celebrations of 50 years of India Pakistan Literature, and writer’s conference in Germany, organised by German Culture Centre in 1997.
  • Participated in Beyond Borders Residency, as a Pakistani writer.
  • Attended South Asia Peace conference organized by South Asians for Human Rights in Delhi, November 2001.
  • Attended SARRC writers Conference organised by foundation of SAARC writers in Delhi India on December 2001.
  • Attended Conference on World Social Forum in Mumbai in January 2004.
  • Attended conference on World Sindhi Institute in Washington, and presented a paper on 1st October 2004.

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