Amna Ilyas

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Amna Ilyas
Native name
آمنہ الیاس
Born (1982-10-11) 11 October 1982 (age 36)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
NationalityPakistani
OccupationActress, model
Years active2007– Present
RelativesUzma Ilyas & salma ilyas (sisters)

Amna Ilyas آمنہ الیاس is a Pakistani actress and model. She is the sister of model salma ilyas & Uzma Ilyas. She is known for her leading roles in the critically and commercially successful films, Zinda Bhaag (2013), Good Morning Karachi (2014), and Saat Din Mohabbat In (2018). In addition to these, she also appeared in lead role of the Hum TV's television drama Tum Mere Paas Raho (2015).

Career[edit]

In 2011 and 2012, she was nominated for Model of the Year (Female) at 11th Lux Style Awards and 12th Lux Style Awards and won the Best Dressed Female Award at the 11th Lux Style Awards and Best Female Model at the 14th Lux Style Awards.[1]

Amna made her film debut with a leading role in the 2013 Meenu Gaur and Farjad Nabi's co-direction crime drama Zinda Bhaag alongside Naseeruddin Shah and Khurram Patras. The film proved to be a commercial success and was declared Super Hit by the box-office Pakistan earning her wide recognition and several awards and nominations in the Best Female Debut and Best Actress category (including Lux Style Awards). The following year, she appeared in critically and commercially successful Sabiha Sumar's drama film Good Morning Karachi.[2][3][4] That same year, she featured in an item song "Kaala Doriya" for the Asad ul Haq's romantic comedy Dekh Magar Pyar Se.[5]

As of 2015, Ilyas has various projects at different stage productions. She has completed Michael Hudson's action crime drama film Driven, which revolves around the elite class of Pakistan, and almost entirely filmed in a vintage Mercedes W126 S-Class from 1978, with Javed Sheikh and the romantic comedy Gardaab, alongside Fawad Khan.[6][7][8][9][10] She is currently filming Na Maloom Aurat alongside Nadeem Baig, and Ready Steady No!!.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2013 Zinda Bhaag Rubina ARY Film Award for Best Actress Jury
Nominated–ARY Film Award for Best Debut Female
Nominated–Lux Style Award for Best Actress
Nominated–ARY Film Award for Best Actress
2015 Good Morning Karachi Rafina
2015 Dekh Magar Pyar Se Unknown Cameo appearance in song "Kaala Doriya"
2017 Mehrunisa V Lub U Item girl Cameo appearance in song "Marhaba"
2016 Gardaab Parveen [11]
2018 Saat Din Mohabbat In Ghazala
2019 Driven Sobia Kazim Filming[12][11]
Ready Steady No TBA 19 July release[13]
Baaji TBA 28 June release

Television[edit]

Year Serial Role Notes
2014 Janam Jali Samia Hum TV
Dil Nahi Manta Suhaina Ary Digital
Veet Miss Super Model Judge Hum Sitaray
2015 Tum Mere Paas Raho Mariam Hum TV
2017 Kaffara Arfa A-Plus Entertainment

Music video appearances[edit]

Year Video Singer(s) Notes
2014 Ye Jo Halka Halka Suroor Hai Farhan Saeed
2016 Aye Khuda Asaad Riaz with Emmad Irfani

Other appearances[edit]

Year Title Notes ref
2016 Sunrise From Istanbul Special appearance
2018 Mazaaq Raat Special appearance
2018 Jago Pakistan Jago Guest with 7 Din Mohabbat In'
2018 Ek Nayee Subah with Farah Guest with Yasir Hussain

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Express Tribune: Glamour's Night Out". Archived from the original on 23 September 2011. Retrieved 17 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Good Morning Karachi". Archived from the original on 2018-01-30. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  3. ^ "Good Morning Karachi depicting a young and vibrant Pakistan". Archived from the original on 25 October 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Zinda Bhaag". Retrieved 10 September 2013.
  5. ^ Qamar, Saadia. "Aman Ilyas to feature in 'Dekh Magar Pyar Say'". 21 May 2015. Express Tribune, 21 May 2015. Archived from the original on 9 July 2015. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  6. ^ Tribune.com.pk (15 July 2015). "Driving into the night". The Express Tribune. Archived from the original on 14 October 2016. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  7. ^ Tribune.com.pk (10 February 2015). "T-Diaries: Amna Ilyas". The Express Tribune. Archived from the original on 27 February 2016. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-17. Retrieved 2015-07-28.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ Instep (29 March 2015). ""A fashion image is merely an illusion"". TNS - The News on Sunday. Archived from the original on 17 May 2019. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  10. ^ Raza, Foha (4 February 2015). "Michael Hudson's DRIVEN to portray a different Pakistan". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 1 January 2017. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  11. ^ a b Sarym, Ahmed (9 June 2016). "Amna Ilyas to be seen in three cinematic ventures this year". HIP. Archived from the original on 5 August 2018. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  12. ^ Tribune.com.pk (21 May 2015). "Amna Ilyas to feature in 'Dekh Magar Pyar Say'". The Express Tribune. Archived from the original on 6 July 2018. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  13. ^ Alwani, Sumaira Shiraz (20 September 2016). "Pakistani Supermodel Amna Illyas's Gardaab Movie Teaser Reveals an Intense Plot- Watch Video". brandsynario.com. Archived from the original on 23 September 2016. Retrieved 21 May 2019.

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