ہیر رانجھا کے عشقیہ داستان مشہور و معروف ہے۔جو حقیقتا پنجابی کےعظیم کلاسیکی ادب کی ایک غیر فانی اور آفاق گیر شہرت رکھنے والی داستان محبت ہے۔جس کو عبدالحمید عدم صاحب نے اردو میں منتقل کیا ہے۔زبان و بیان سادہ اور سلیس ،رواں اور رمزیاتی ہے۔عدم صاحب نےپنجابی کلام کو اردو میں ہوبہ ہو منتقل کیا ہے۔اس کلام میں وہی ترنم ،سوز وگداز ہے جو پنجابی کلام کی خاصیت ہے۔
Abdul Hamid Adam was a famous Urdu poet of his time. He first takhallus was Akhtar but later switched to Adam. He was born on April 10, 1909 in Lyallpur (now Faisalabad), Punjab. His father passed away when he was merely 16, so he was brought up by one of his relatives (later his father in law). He did his Matriculation and got employed at the Military Account Department, Rawalpindi as a clerk. In 1941, he passed the highest exam of his department with distinction. Abdul started writing poetry in his late teens. He is a master of short meters and simplicity of ideas which touch the heart. There are about four dozen published collections of his Urdu poetry. He also wrote nazms, masnavis and qata (quatrains).