Pakistani-American author and filmmaker Mumtaz Hussain honored with global leadership 2023 award.

A graduate of the National College of Arts in Lahore, Mumtaz Hussain has honed his artistic prowess through exposure to European and American art scenes. His remarkable body of work includes Urdu books of short stories such as “Gool Ainak Key Pechay,” “Lafzon Main Tasvirain,” and “Peli Pati Chuna Kum.”

Hussain’s influence extends beyond literature to the realm of art films, with notable works like “Soul of Civilisation” having been screened at renowned institutions like the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Queens Museum of Art, Stony Brook University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of Connecticut. These screenings highlight Hussain’s significant impact on the global cultural landscape.

Notably, his first feature film, “Art = (Love) 2,” has received international acclaim, further solidifying Hussain’s standing as a multifaceted creative force. The Global Leadership 2023 Award serves as a testament to his outstanding achievements and contributions to the fields of art, film, and literature.