Best Urdu Romantic Novels 2023

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Back then, people did not have any modes of entertainment as they do now. Now people spend most of their time with technology. However, novels played a significant role for people in earlier times to keep them entertained and aware of the world. Especially for females, stories brought relief to them amidst their challenging domestic routines. Some still have a love for literature and want to explore more of it. Here are some of the best Urdu Romantic novels that you must read.


Best Urdu Novels

Reading is a way that allows people to escape from their life problems. The fictitious characters and setting of the novels take the readers to an entirely different world which keeps them happy. The romantic idea created with the best choice of words keeps the readers engaged. The picturization of the perfect heavenly characters heightens the standards of people. So, here are some best Urdu novels that could drag away all the mess from your life.

Peer-e-Kamil by Umera Ahmad

Peer-e-Kamil is a widely read novel in Urdu literature. Umera Ahmad wrote it and published it in 2004 in Shua Digest. Not only among the people of Pakistan but outside Pakistan as well, Peer-e-Kaamil has a significant readership.

The story involves Salaar Sikandar, the character crush of almost every reader who has read it and Imama Hashmi, the pure, innocent girl. Imama belongs to a family that does not believe in the finality of the Prophethood of Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). She wants to convert to Islam. She meets Salar, who falls in love with her.

Salar is a handsome young man with an IQ of 150 but has problems understanding life. The story revolves around the characters’ spiritual development, making them fall in love with each other. In the end, they get married. This novel is best for people who want to have a spiritual awakening in their life.

Mushaf by Nemrah Ahmad

Best Urdu novels


After Umerah Ahmad, Nemrah Ahmed is another great writer of the best Urdu novels. Mushaf is one of her best Urdu novels. Mushaf is an Arabic word for ‘Quran’. This novel is also important in the religious development of the characters.

The story roams around a girl named Mehmal Ibrahim who had lost her father and lived with her uncle and aunt. Her mother also lives there. However, the behaviour of her uncle and aunt is not cooperative with her and her mother. Their behaviour breeds anger and ingratitude in her character.

Then she meets a girl who holds a book with a black cover. The girl claimed that this book would change her life and have a solution to all her problems. After that, she started reading Quraan to understand the meaning of her life and found peace. This is how she got her religious awakening, and many readers too got closer to Quran after reading this novel.

Jannat Kay Pattay

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Jannat Kay Pattay is another religiously awakening novel for the readers. The story is about romance, emotions, and suspense. The main characters are ‘Haya’ and ‘Jahan Sikandar’.

Haya belongs to a wealthy and modern family, but becomes a Hijabi girl. Her family criticises her decision, but she remains steadfast and close to her God. Meanwhile, she also understands the reality of society, specifically men. The novel takes her through a mysterious journey of how she goes from a modern rich girl to a modest and religious girl.

Namal By Nemrah Ahmed

Namal is based on Quran’s Surah Namal, which means ants. This novel by Nemrah Ahmad shows how humans are the weakest elements of the Earth, like the ants. It is a murder mystery novel in which Fariz Ghazi is trapped.

Fariz Ghazi is an intelligence officer accused of killing his step-brother and wife. He was also sentenced by the court, but in actuality, he is not the murderer. The plot shows a murder case, the importance of money and the prevailing evils of our society. Like others of Nemrah Ahmed, this novel also shows the spiritual awakening of the characters.

Abdullah by Hashim Nadeem

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Hashim Nadeem deals with a story that moves from Ishq-e-Mizaji to Ishq-e-Haqeeqi. This revolves around the concept of Sufism. The protagonist’s name is Sahir, who is later named ‘Abdullah’. He falls in love with a beautiful girl, Zohra.

Abdullah belongs to a wealthy and modern family that is far from religion. It disturbs him, and he breaks ties with his family to find meaning in life. He also understands that love is not physical but spiritual, which gives him close to Allah and his love, Zohra.

La-Hasil by Umerah Ahmed

La-Hasil is also one of the best Urdu novels that take the readers to the dark areas of society. It is concerned with the life of a call girl who has faced a lot of hardships in her life. She never wanted to be a call girl, but the difficulties forced her into it. However, she was never satisfied with that life.

It shows how she breaks away from that life and grows religiously. She shuns all her worldly desires and finds peace. The novel is essential to give a lesson that worldly desires bring no good to a person.

Umrao Jan Ada by Mir Hadi Ruswa

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The story is about Amiran, who gets kidnapped by Dilawar Khan. He sells her in Lucknow and becomes a famous prostitute, ‘Umrao Jan Ada’. She gets renowned for her beauty, elegance, dancing, singing and poetry. People come to visit her. Through her perspective, the reader learns the dark side of brothels and the actual feelings of the courtesans working there.

Mirat-ul-Aroos by Deputy Nazeer Ahmad

This story concerns ‘Akbari’, ‘Asghari’, and their grandchildren. Just like Akbari and Asghari, their grandchildren are also opposite from each other. Their grandsons want to marry their granddaughters. It leads the story to create a contrast between society’s good and bad people. It also keeps the characters at the crossroads of forgiveness and faith.

Amar Bail by Umerah Ahmed

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Amar Bail is about a young couple, Umar Jahangir and Aleezay Sikandar. They both belong to opposite families. Umer Jahangir is a son of a wealthy bureaucrat, while Aleezay belongs to a broken family and lives with her maternal family.

Umerah Ahmed has interestingly written this story and depicted the reality of society. The report shows the true faces of the bureaucrats and the underlying corruption and nepotism. She has also highlighted how broken families can hurt the lives of children.

Udaas Naslain by Abdullah Hussain

Abdullah Hussain has set this novel in three parts. It relates to the pre and post-independence times. The book is divided into the British Raj, the Independence movement and the Partition of India.

The story circulates three Muslim families. Roshan Agha, Niaz Baig and Ayaz Baig are the three characters who belong to different social hierarchies. Roshan Agha belongs to a wealthy family. At the same time, Niaz and Ayaz belong to the village of Roshanpur. It deals with political corruption, imbalance, and injustice in the Subcontinent.

Hamsafar By Farhat Ishtiaq

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Humsafar is one of the best romantic Urdu novels for romance lovers. It takes the readers on the rollercoasters of emotions. The novel has gained so much popularity that it was picturised into a drama. The story is about Khird and Asher, who have a daughter Harem.

Khird is left alone after her mother’s death and is married to her uncle’s son Asher. They face difficulties in their relationship. But, with patience, the characters bring the story to a happy ending.

Aangan by Khadija Mastoor


The novel is necessary for its historical point of view. It was set in 1962 that shows the scenes of pre-Independence and the Pakistan movement. It provides a personal insight into the effects of partition on the minds of local people. Aangan also shows the political situation of the subcontinent.

Along with historical details of the partition, it also gives insight into people’s lives through Chammi, Aaliya, and Jamil. It is a must-read and the best Urdu novel for history lovers.


Urdu novels are much famous among the masses. Although people worldwide do not speak Urdu, fewer people who speak Urdu also love to read books. Novel writing is viral and gaining popularity. The love of people for literature is never-ending. Literature has the potential to change the shape of society. It affects the mindset of people. Pakistan is a land of love lost among feelings of betrayal, cruelty, tension, evil, and other vices. People do not understand the feelings of Romance, love, peace, and compassion. In this case, Romantic novels play an essential role. This article will specifically discuss the best romantic Urdu novels in 2022.

Importance of Romantic Novels

Romantic novels keep Romance alive in society. The writers think of it as a hot topic. The readers of Best Urdu Romantic novels are usually women, and what could be a better genre for them than Romance? Movies can fulfil the purpose, but the detailed description and the sensory and meticulous explanation about everything make things more intriguing. The readers love the writer’s writing about the feelings of the characters. Romance novels are usually filled with love and detailed description of the surroundings. The way Urdu novelists create a setting is simple yet colloquial. It talks to the readers. The sensory description goes straight to the mind to make an imaginary picture in front of the eyes. The Romance between the boy and girl is well-liked by women, so their expectations turn high. They start to live in their imaginary world.

BEst romantic urdu novels 2022

Some More Urdu Romantic Novels

Here are some of the best Urdu Romantic novels in 2023 that you should read because writers are intensively coming into this field. The best romantic Urdu novels in 2023 are:


Ali Bukhari Novels

  1. Gumshuda lemon ka hisab novel by Alia Bukhari
  2. Dewar E Shab novel by Alia Bukhar
  3. Titli Ki Udhan By Alia Bukhari
  4. Khawab Siraaye By Alia Bukhari
  5. Shehr-e-Aashob By Alia Bukhari
  6. Freb e Nazer By Alia Bukhari
  7. Abhi Manzar Badlna He By Alia Bukhari
  8. Mohabbat Abar Ki Soorat by Alia Bukhari

Ashfaq Ahmad Books

  1. Khail Tamasha By Ashfaq Ahmad
  2. Zavia By Ashfaq Ahmad
  3. Hairat Kadah By Ashfaq Ahmad
  4. Aik Muhabbat Sau Afsanay By Ashfaq Ahmad

Bano Qudsia Novels

  1. Foot Path Ki Ghaas By Bano Qudsia
  2. Piya Naam Ka Diya By Bano Qudsia
  3. Aik Din By Bano Qudsia
  4. Mard-e-Abresham By Bano Qudsia
  5. Amar bail By Bano Qudsia
  6. Kuch Aur Nahi By Bano Qudsia
  7. Parwa By Bano Qudsia

  1. Chalo Azmatay Hain  By Faiza Iftikhar
  2. Phulan De Rang Kale By Faiza Iftikhar
  3. Naina Thag Lain Gy  by Faiza Iftikhar
  4. Tanabain Gulab Khawaboun Ki  By Faiza Iftikhar
  5. Ankhon Se Meri Dekho By Faiza Iftikhar
  6. Rog Novel By Faiza Iftikhar
  7. Bhool Bhulaiya Teri Galiyan  By Faiza Iftikhar
  8. Dasi Dholan Yaar Di By Faiza Iftikhar
  9. Share Novel By Faiza Iftikhar
  10. Aik Nayee Cinderella  By Faiza Iftikhar
  11. Aino Ka Shehar Novel By Faiza Iftikhar

Nimra Ahmed Novels List

  1. Haalim Complete Novel By Nimra Ahmed
  2. Jannat Kay Pattay by Nimra Ahmed
  3. Namal By Nimra Ahmed is a Complete  Novel
  4. Mushaf Novel By Nimra Ahmed
  5. Karakoram Ka Taj Mahal by Nimra Ahmed
  6. Sans Sakin Thi By Nimra Ahmed
  7. Human By Nimra Ahmed
  8. Had By Nimra Ahmed
  9. Beli Rajputan Ki Malika by Nimra Ahmed
  10. Apni Ungli By Nimra Ahmad
  11. Paras By Nimra Ahmad
  12. Iblees Urdu Novel By Nimra Ahmad
  13. Mehr Un Nissa By Nimra Ahmad
  14. Mere Khawab Mere Jugnoo By Nimra Ahmad
  15. Wo Mera he by Nimra Ahmad
  16. Pahari Ka Qaidi By Nimra Ahmad

Umera Ahmed Novels List

  1.  Aab e Hayat Complete Novel
  2.  Peer e Kamil Complete Novel
  3. Amar Bail Complete Novel
  4.  Aao Hum Pehla Qadam Dhrten Hen
  5. Husna Aur Husan Ara By Umera Ahmed
  6. Soda by umera Ahmed
  7. Aks By Umera Ahmed
  8. Darbar e dil novel by Umera Ahmed
  9. Dil ke thehar jane ka mausam by Umera Ahmed
  10. Hasil novel by Umera Ahmed
  11. La Hasil novel by Umera Ahmed
  12. Bas ik dagh e nadamat novel by Umera Ahmed
  13. Harf se lafz tak novel by Umera Ahmed
  14. Shehar e zaat, an Urdu novel by Umera Ahmed
  15. Abi To Maat Baqi Hai By Umera Ahmed
  16. Man o Salwa novel by Umera Ahmed
  17. Iman umeed aur Mohabbat novel by Umera Ahmed
  18. Band kawaron ke aagay novel by Umera Ahmed
  19. Doraha novel by Umera Ahmed
  20. Koi baat hai teri bat main by Umera Ahmed
  21. Wapsi Novel by Umera Ahmed
  22. Teri Yaad Khar e Gulab hai novel by Umera Ahmed
  23. Koi lamha khawab nahin hota by Umera Ahmed
  24. Mere 50 Pasandeda scene by Umera Ahmed
  25. Thora sa aasman novel by Umera Ahmed
  26. Main ne khawabon ka shajar deakha hai novel by Umaira Ahmed
  27. Yeh jo ik subha ka sitara hai novel by Umera Ahmed
  28. Zindagi gulzar hai novel by Umera Ahmed
  29. Meri zaat zarra e benishan novel by Umera Ahmed
  30. Koi Baat hai Teri baat main Urdu  novel by Umera Ahmed
  31. Maat Hone tak Novel by Umera Ahmed
  32. Muthi Bhar Mitti Novel by Umera Ahmed
  33. Qaid e Tanhai Novel By Umaira Ahmad
  34. Kankar Novel by Umera Ahmed
  35. Seher Ek Isti’ara Hay Pdf Novel by Umera Ahmed
  36. Aisa Kabhi Nahi Hota by Umera Ahmed
  37. Hum Kahan Ke Sache Thay by Umera Ahmed
  38. Doosra Dozakh novel by Umaira Ahmad
  39. Urhan Novel by Umaira Ahmad

These are some of the best romantic Urdu novels of 2022 that you can read any time and download pdf for free.

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Duaa Naeem
Duaa Naeem
Dua is a seasoned writer who loves to write on Pakistani Entertainment and Infotainment while having her Masters in English literature

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