Razia Butt wrote many novels and short stories but she got fame from movies like Naila (1965), Saiqa (1968), Aneela (1969), Noreen (1970), Khalish (1972), Pyasa (1973) and Mohabbat Ho To Aisi (1989), which were based on her novellas.
Razai Butt spent most of her childhood in Peshawar. Her name first appeared in a literary journal around 1940 when she was in her teens. Married in 1946, Razia Butt resumed writing in 1950s after a break of some years. She was later hailed as one of the prolific writers of her time, with some 50 novels and 350 short stories to her credit. She also wrote many radio plays.
Razia Butt was born as Razia Niaz in 1924 in Rawalpindi and died on October 4, 2012 in Wazirabad.