सआदत हसन मंटो / Saadat Hassan Manto
Saadat Hassan Manto (May 11, 1912 – January 18, 1955) was was the leading Urdu short-story writer of the twentieth century, famous for stories like “Bu”, “Khol Do”, “Thandi Gosht” and, his magnum opus, “Toba Tek Singh”.
He was also a film and radio scriptwriter, and journalist. In his short life, he published twenty-two collections of short stories, one novel, five collections of radio plays, three collections of essays and two collections of personal sketches. He was tried for obscenity half-a-dozen times, thrice before and thrice after independence in Pakistan, but never convicted.
(Bio courtesy Wikipedia)