Professor Dr Saadat Saeed scholar Urdu and Pakistan studies chair Ankara University Turkey is a prominent educationist. He was born at Lahore in 1949. His father Dr A. D Nasim is known for his outstanding performance in the various fields of Urdu language and literature. Dr Saadat Saeed, through his remarkable literary pursuits has fully honored this family tradition.
He is famous for his literary theorization and poetic genius in the realm of
Urdu poetry and literature. From the beginning of his literary career to
this day he has written more than three hundred theoretical and critical
articles and more than five hundreds thought provoking poems. As the editor
(1967) and assistant editor (1964) of The Sahiwal, the college magazine, his
performance was outstanding. Majced Amjad, the great name of modern Urdu
poetry helped him to polish his philosophical and artistic taste. Dr Saadat
Saeed was awarded academic and literary role of honor during his stay at
Sahiwal college. In 1967 he got educational scholarship for two years from
Punjab University and west Pakistan Education Department Lahore.
Saadat Saeed was selected lecturer in 1972, associate professor in 1993 and
professor in 1998 by Punjab Public Service Commission Lahore. He served
various colleges of Punjab including Govt. College. Lahore for 29 years. He was
In charge of the Ravi the literary journal of international repute.
Sondhi Translation Society of Govt. College Lahore published two books entitled
Re Creation under his vigilance.
He was appointed member Board Of Governors Pakistan Academy of letters for three
years (1998 to 2001).
Critics consider Saadat Saeed's poetic collection Kajli Bun (Dark Jungle) an important book of modem Urdu poetry. His book of criticism 'Jayhat Numai' encompasses modem trends of Urdu fiction. It has opened a new era of discussions for few writers and post graduate students. Eight published books by Saadat Saeed fulfill many necessities of modern knowledge concerning Urdu literature. He has published translations of the works of many poets and writers from Iran, Turkey, Denmark Latin America, Nepal and Siri Lanka. He has written more than twenty introductions of contemporary literary books.
Saeed was elected several times secretary and member of executive council of
Halqa Arbab -e-Zauq Pakistan, the splendid literary organization of South Asia. He has edited many literary pages and magazines from Pakistan and
abroad. As in-charge of Art and Literature page of the News
international he has published his more than hundred English articles containing