M. A. Qaiyum
On Blogger since August 2011
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|Introduction||Writer of over 55 years experience, widely travelled, best informed on major concerns of our time and devoted to World peace, Interreligious understanding, Harmony and pursuit of Excellence.
My short story “Devotion” was featured in Hindustan Times, as of special merit for the World Short Story competition II in the early 50’s, judged by Dr. Radhakrishnan (VP of India).
Won 1st prize in essay contest of Filmfare for my 1954 article on Dilip Kumar, written under pen name.
Wrote article of tribute on Indira Gandhi on her martyrdom, appreciated by the office of Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
|Interests||Writing dedicated to cause of Peace, Understanding and Harmony|
|Favorite Movies||Aan (1952), Naya Daur (1957), Julius Caesar (1953), Independence Day (1996), An Affair to Remember (1957), Viva Zapata (1952), Mudhal Mariyadhai (1985)|
|Favorite Music||Classical both Western and Eastern, Ghazal renderings|