Shahzad Bashir

(Fiction Writer)



Shahzad Bashir (born June 15, 1976) is a prominent Pakistani fiction writer known for his prolific contributions to Urdu literature, particularly in the genre of spy detective fiction. Alongside his literary pursuits, he is also an entrepreneur and a passionate promoter of Urdu literature, using digital platforms and social media to reach a wide audience.

Early Life

Shahzad Bashir was born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan. Growing up in a culturally rich environment, he developed a deep appreciation for literature and storytelling from a young age. His formative years were marked by a voracious appetite for reading, particularly in the realm of fiction, which would later inspire his own creative endeavors.


Shahzad Bashir’s literary journey began in 2020 when he ventured into the world of Urdu fiction writing. Utilizing the digital landscape, he launched his website, Kitabdost.com, which quickly established itself as one of the largest digital Urdu novels platforms. On December 25, 2020, Bashir published his inaugural novel, “Superman,” a poignant narrative drawn from his own school life experiences.

Inspired by the legendary Pakistani fiction writer Ishtiaq Ahmed, Shahzad Bashir delved into the realm of spy detective fiction in May 2021. His debut novel in this genre, “Mission Point Blank,” marked the inception of the acclaimed “Ridwan Series,” which would go on to captivate readers with its gripping narratives and intricate plots.

Over the years, Shahzad Bashir has authored a diverse range of novels, each bearing his distinctive storytelling style and thematic depth. From the thrilling exploits of the “DSP Tahir Series” to the enigmatic investigations of the “Inspector Jarar Series,” Bashir’s body of work reflects a keen understanding of human nature and societal dynamics.

Published Novels

  1. Ridwan Series

  2. DSP Tahir Series

  3. Inspector Jarar Series

  4. Viki Series

  5. Miscellaneous Series
  6. Aapbiti Series

Total Novels Published: 28

All of Shahzad Bashir’s novels are available for sale on www.Store.kitabdost.com. In addition to his own literary pursuits, he actively promotes new writers through his platforms www.kitabdost.com and magazine.kitabdost.com, providing aspiring authors with a platform to showcase their talent.


Shahzad Bashir is not only a prolific writer but also a successful entrepreneur. Since 2011, he has been actively involved in various entrepreneurial ventures, leveraging social media and digital marketing strategies to expand his reach and promote his novels. Through his initiatives, Bashir aims to foster a thriving ecosystem for Urdu literature and empower emerging writers.

Promotion of Urdu Spy Fiction

A staunch advocate for Urdu spy fiction literature, Shahzad Bashir endeavors to popularize the genre among both teenagers and adults. Through his engaging narratives and dynamic characters, he seeks to ignite a passion for reading and storytelling, inspiring readers to explore the rich tapestry of Urdu literature.