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H. Iqbal started writing detective novels in 60s on Ibne Safi's characters; Faridi, Hameed, Imran, Anwar, Rashida, Qasim etc. He then created new characters "Parmod and Lady Tamseela" and wrote James bond style spy stories. He also edited some monthly urdu magazines (digests) and then edited and published his own digest - Alif Laila Digest. He wrote many famous serials including "Sabiha Bano" with other pen names. He also wrote a book on music - Abjade Moseeqi (The ABC of Music) that became very popular among music lovers. That followed another book on the notations of famous songs of the sub-continent.

Currently he writes for various magazines, stories based on historical-era of the sub-continent .

                                          

                                               H. Iqbal by Shakeel Adil Zada

      

H. Iqbal (November 2008)

 

Front Cover of Alif Laila Digest - July 1972 (Ibne Safi Number)

 

H. Iqbal on Ibne Safi (Alif Laila Digest - July 1972) H. Iqbal on Ibne Safi's demise (Alif Laila Digest - August 1980)

 

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