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 (1965-02-12) 12 February 1965 (age 54)
NationalityPakistani
OccupationActress, Host
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)
Samar Ali Khan (m. 2012)

Atiqa Odho (Urdu: عتیقہ اوڈھو‎; born 12 February 1965) is a beauty queen Pakistani television and film actress, television host, and the namesake of her own founded cosmetics brand.[1] 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 Sindhi family,[2] the granddaughter of the sardar of Jacobabad, in 1968, she started her professional life as a make-up artist and hairstylist in 1989.[3] 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 major roles were Bollywood films Khalnayak, Henna (film) Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai Devdas (2002 Hindi film) and Veer-Zaara [4]

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]

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 Jaan 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)

Television shows[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atiqa Odho Profile". Archived from the original on 22 September 2010. Retrieved 23 September 2010.
  2. ^ Mahrukh Farooq (30 April 2015), "Profile: Atiqa Odho", Slogan magazine (April 2015), vol. 23, no. 6, p. 31
  3. ^ "Beauty business beckons". Dawn.com.pk. Archived from the original on 10 July 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Magic of big screen and breaking records". DAWN. Archived from the original on 10 November 2007. 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.

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