Asma Abbas

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Asma Abbas
Born2 February
NationalityPakistani
OccupationActress
Years active2000–present
Parent(s)Ahmad Bashir
Mehmooda Bashir
RelativesZara Noor Abbas (daughter)
Bushra Ansari (sister)
Sumbul Shahid (sister)

Asma Abbas is a Pakistani actress, producer, singer and host known for her supporting roles in Urdu films and television. She played a role of Bhola's mother in 2018 acclaim serial Ranjha Ranjha Kardi. She hosted celebrity talkshow Awaz Day Kahan Hai on ATV.

Life and career[edit]

She is the daughter of writer and journalist Ahmad Bashir and sister of actors Bushra Ansari and Sumbul Shahid[1] Actress Zara Noor Abbas is her daughter[2][3][4] In 2018 she recovered from cancer.[1] Some of her notable performance include Dastaan (2010), Gohar-e-Nayab (2013), Nanhi (2013), Laado Mein Pali (2014), Laaj (2016), Koi Chand Rakh (2018), Ranjha Ranjha Kardi (2018), Beti (2018) and Khud Parast (2018).[5][2][6][7] She will also be seen in upcoming period drama Deewar-e-Shab.[3] She has appeared in Speak Your Heart With Samina Peerzada in 2019.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2018 Maan Jao Na Neelo Also playback singer for song "Ishq Bekaar"
2018 Teefa In Trouble Khalida Butt, Butt Sahab's wife

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
Janam Jali [5]
2009 Tum Jo Miley Naila Ramadan special series
2010 Dastaan Sultana, Rabia's Mother
2010 Chunri Shakila
2011 Mujhay Sandal Kardo
2011 Tera Pyar Nahi Bhoole
2012 Behkawa
2013 Love, Life Aur Lahore
2013 Nanhi Shammo Tai [9]
2013–2014 Mann Ke Moti Nasreen, Rahil's Mother [1]
2014 Dhol Bajnay Laga Laila Begum
2014 Ladoon Mein Pali Bilquees, Laraib's Aunt a.k.a. Badi Ammi [1]
2014 Choti
2014 Saari Bhool Hamari Thi
2014 Sultanat-e-Dil [1]
2015 Gohar-e-Nayab Sami's mother
2015 Khoobsurat Zarnish's mother
2015 Maikey Ko Dedo Sandes
2015 Abro Sakina Nominated—Hum Award for Best Supporting Actress
2015 Ishq Ibadat
2015 Yeh Ishq
2015 Tumhari Natasha Ahmer's mother
2016 Laaj Bari Sahiba [1]
2016 Natak
2016 Dil Lagi Mishal & Anmol's mother [10]
2016 Maamta [1]
2017–2018 Daldal Sakina [11]
2017 Karam Jali
2017 Larka Karachi Ka Kuri Lahore Di
2018 Ghughi Parwati [12]
2018–2019 Beti Shahana Dadi; Hashim's mother [13]
2018–2019 Koi Chand Rakh Zain's mother [14]
2018–2019 Ranjha Ranjha Kardi Hamida, Bhola's mother [15]
2018–2019 Khudparast Bakhtawar, Hannan's mother [16]
2019 Deewar-e-Shab TBA [3]

Music video[edit]

  • "Haye Meri Angothian"[17] (1990's)
  • "Hamsaye maa jaye"[18][19] (2019)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Asma Abbas diagnosed with cancer, well-wishers send her prayers". Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  2. ^ a b Athar, Arslan (2019-02-08). "Asma Abbas Opened Up About Her Regret Over Not Standing Up For Her Daughter, Zara Noor Abbas". MangoBaaz. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  3. ^ a b c Haq, Irfan Ul (2019-01-15). "Bushra Ansari, Asma Abbasi and Zara Noor Abbas are starring together in Hum TV's next period play". DAWN. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  4. ^ says, Abdul salam (2018-04-21). "Pakistani mother-daughter celebrities who are too good to be ignored". Business Recorder. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  5. ^ a b "Asma Abbas moves on to big screen". The Nation. 2017-04-28. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  6. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (2018-11-28). "Saheefa Jabbar talks about why new drama 'Beti' is close to her heart". DAWN. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  7. ^ Instep (2019-03-10). "Inspirational female characters on television". TNS - The News on Sunday. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  8. ^ Speak Your Heart Official (2019-02-07), Asma Abbas On Speak Your Heart With Samina Peerzada, retrieved 2019-02-17
  9. ^ "Asma Abbass already on her way to recovery | Pakistan Today". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  10. ^ Haider, Sadaf (2016-09-12). "Dil Lagi's final episode gave us the authentic love story other dramas didn't". Images. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  11. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (2017-06-01). "Zahid Ahmed and Armeena Khan's next TV drama is about illegal immigration". Images. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  12. ^ "Drama serial 'Ghughi' of Adnan Siddiqui's Cereal Productions to release in January". Daily Times. 2017-12-31. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  13. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (2018-11-28). "Saheefa Jabbar talks about why new drama 'Beti' is close to her heart". Images. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  14. ^ "Imran Abbas and Ayeza Irfan back together on TV". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  15. ^ NewsBytes. "Ranjha Ranjha Kardi continues to impress on many levels". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  16. ^ Desk, Instep. "Women portraying negative characters on TV". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  17. ^ ib741 (2010-07-02), BUSHRA ANSARI (HAYE MERI ANGOOTHYAN NA JANE KO GAYI KAHAN) PARODY.MP4, retrieved 2019-04-06
  18. ^ "Bushra Ansari, Asma Abbas promotes peace". Business Recorder. 2019-04-05. Retrieved 2019-04-06.
  19. ^ Saad Altaf (2019-04-04), AAO PYAR BANTAIN | Bushra Ansari Song | Asma Abbas | Indo-Pak Relations 2019, retrieved 2019-04-06

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