Atiqa Odho

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Atiqa Odho
Grand Opening of Karo Mumkin Campaign by Telenor Pakistan (5431220003).jpg
Atiqa Odho at grand opening of Karo Mumkin campaign by Telenor Pakistan
Born (1958-02-12) 12 February 1958 (age 63)
NationalityPakistani
OccupationActress, Host
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)
Samar Ali Khan
(m. 2012)

Atiqa Odho[1] (Urdu: عتیقہ اوڈھو‎; born 12 February 1958 ) is a beauty queen Pakistani television and film actress, television host, and the namesake of her own founded cosmetics brand Odho cosmetics.[2] She debuted in Anwar Maqsood's TV series. She is famous for, Sitara aur Mehrunissa and then appeared in dramas like Dasht, Nijaat, Harjaee and most recently in Humsafar. She later starred in a string of films, including Jo Darr Gya Woh Marr Gya, Mummy and Mujhe Chand Chahiye.

Career[edit]

Born into a Punjabi family,[3] the granddaughter of the sardar of Jacobabad, in 1968, she started her professional life as a make-up artist and hairstylist in 1989.[4] While working as a make-up artist for various advertising agencies in Karachi, she was discovered by television personality, Anwar Maqsood. She starred in his play, Sitara Aur Mehrunissa in 1993. In 1995, she made her film debut in Jo Darr Gya Woh Marr Gya. Her latest role is as Mansura in Pyar Ke Sadqey.

Social work[edit]

Since 2016, she has also been engaged in philanthropic activities.[vague] She has been working for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital,[5] Fatmeed Foundation, and as a social worker in "Hamara Mulk, Hamaray Log".[when?] She is currently the CEO of Odho Cosmetics, and Odho Productions. She is also the ambassador for a campaign on awareness of breast cancer in Pakistan.[6]
In June 2021, Atiqa has been elected as the chairperson of Actors Collective Trust that aims at the betterment of artist community.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Marriages[edit]

Atiqa got her first marriage at the age of 15. she give birth to her first daughter at the age of 16, and a son at the age of 19. Her first marriage lasted for 6 years only. Odho was again married to Javed Akhund at the age of 21 and had one daughter and a son. She gave birth to her son at the age of 29. Later in few years got divorced. In july 2012, she got married with Samar Ali Khan for the third time. [8][9][10][11]

The liquor case controversy[edit]

In June 2011, Odho was detained and then released shortly after, by the Airport Security Force at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport for allegedly carrying two liquor bottles in her luggage. After a court trial for 9 years, she was finally acquitted by a Rawalpindi civil court in August 2020.[12][13]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Television long-plays[edit]

  • Aaks: 1991 / PTV
  • Talaash: 1992 / PTV
  • Zikar Hay Kayi Saal Ka': 1996 / PTV
  • Tu Laak Chalay Re Gorey : 2001 / PTV
  • Aab Yaha Koi Nahi Aye Ga: 2002/ Indus Vision
  • Baykhabri: 2003 / Indus Vision
  • Marium: 2004 / Indus Vision
  • Tum Intezar Karna :2007 / Aaj TV
  • Chalo Phir Se Jee Lain: 2008 / Ary Digital
  • Abhi to mai jawan hu: 2013 / PTV, Geo Entertainment
  • Main hu pyar tera: 2013 / HUM TV
  • Tum na miltay to: 2014 / HUM TV

Television serials[edit]

  • Sitara Aur Mehrunissa (1992)
  • Dasht (1992)
  • Nijat (1993)
  • Talaash (1993)
  • Angar Wadi (1994)
  • Junoon (2000)
  • Tum Hi To Ho (1999)
  • Aan (2001)
  • Kirchiyan (2002)
  • Chahtain (2003)
  • Umrao Jan Ada (2003)
  • Harjai (2004)
  • Dhool (2006)
  • Karishmay (2007)
  • Nasl (2003)
  • Atiqa O (2008)
  • Hum Tum (2010)
  • Saans (2011)
  • Humsafar (2011)
  • Band Baje Ga (2012)
  • Siskiyaan (2013)
  • Ishq Samandar (2013)
  • Aarzoo-Jeene Ki To Nahi (2013)
  • Ghalti Se Mistake Ho Gai (2013)
  • Dil hi to hai (2015)
  • Nazo (2015)
  • Mera Kya Qasoor Tha {2016}
  • Khan {2017}
  • Khatakaar {2018}
  • Ro Raha Hai Dil {2018}
  • Hania (2019)
  • Pyar Ke Sadqay (2020)
  • Pardes (2021)

Television shows[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NewsBytes. "Atiqa Odho is all set for a fundraiser in the US". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-09-14.
  2. ^ "Atiqa Odho Profile". Archived from the original on 22 September 2010. Retrieved 23 September 2010.
  3. ^ Mahrukh Farooq (30 April 2015), "Profile: Atiqa Odho", Slogan magazine (April 2015), vol. 23, no. 6, p. 31
  4. ^ "Beauty business beckons". Dawn.com.pk. Archived from the original on 10 July 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2010.
  5. ^ "Breast Cancer Awareness sessions in colleges". Shaukat Khanum Memorial. Archived from the original on 6 October 2010. Retrieved 23 September 2010.
  6. ^ "Breast cancer awareness drive need of hour: Odho". The Nation. Archived from the original on 28 January 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2010.
  7. ^ "Atiqa Odho elected chairperson of Actors Collective Trust – IG News". IG News. Retrieved 31 October 2021.
  8. ^ "Pakistani Celebrities Who Did Three Marriages - Atiqa Odho". Style. Retrieved 5 September 2021.
  9. ^ "Atiqa Odho - Biography, Age, Marriages, Dramas, Films | Reviewit.Pk". 2020. Reviewit.Pk. https://reviewit.pk/atiqa-odho-biography-age-marriages-dramas-films/.
  10. ^ "Atiqa Odho: Love in the time of politics". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 5 September 2021.
  11. ^ "Atiqa Odho First Time Talk About Her Married Life". Health Fashion. Retrieved 5 September 2021.
  12. ^ "Actress Atiqa Odho acquitted in liquor case after 9 years". Dawn. Retrieved 5 September 2021.
  13. ^ "Atiqa Odho acquitted in liquor case". The News. Retrieved 5 September 2021.

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