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Profile of Shaista Yusuf
Shaista Yusuf is an eminent Urdu poet and prose writer. She has contributed to many magazines in India and overseas and translated various articles and poems from different languages into Urdu. Her works includ Gule Khudro and Sooni Parchayiyan, both collections of poems, and a biography Yaad-e-Raftagan - Mehmood Ayaz. She is a recepient of the Karnataka Urdu Academy award in 2010 for the book 'Gule Khudro'.