Bano Qudsia (Punjabi, Urdu: بانو قدسیه) was a writer, intellectual, playwright and spiritualist from Pakistan who wrote Urdu novels and short stories regarded among the best Urdu novelists and short story writers of modern times. She was best known for her novel Raja Gidh. She wrote for television and stage in both the Urdu and Punjabi languages.
Bano Qudsia was recognized as a trendsetter in the realm of television plays. Some of them gained immense popularity across the border because of their vitality, warmth and courage. Strife is one word she wanted banished from the dictionary. She attributed the hostilities raging across the world to the Intolerance and selfishness of the human race. She was married to novelist Ashfaq Ahmed. She also wrote television plays.