Bushra Ansari

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Bushra Ansari
بشریٰ انصاری
Born
Bushra Bashir

(1956-05-15) 15 May 1956 (age 63)[1]
NationalityPakistani
OccupationActress, singer, producer, writer, model
Years active1965–present
Spouse(s)Iqbal Ansari m. 1978–2018
RelativesAhmad Bashir (father)
Asma Abbas (sister)
Sumbul Shahid (sister)
HonoursPride of Performance (1989)

Bushra Ansari is a Pakistani actress, comedian, singer and playwright who started her career as a child performer in the 1960s.[2] Ansari won numerous awards during her career, including the Presidential Pride of Performance Award in 1989 for her contributions to the arts of Pakistan.[3][4][5]

Career[edit]

Ansari's first dramatic acting role was in one of Iqbal Ansari's productions.[6] She also appeared on PTV's most-watched shows, including Angan Terha, Show Time, Show Sha, Rang Tarang, Emergency Ward and the sketch comedy TV series Fifty Fifty.[7][8][9][10]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Flims Role Notes
2013 Abhi To Main Jawan Hoon Telefilm
2015 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani Zoya's Mother
2016 Ho Mann Jahaan Nadir's Mother

Telefilm[edit]

Year Telefilm Role Notes
2013 Ghoonghat
2014 Hoo Bahoo
2015 Mohay Bhool Gaye Sawariya
2017 Khala Garam Masala
2018 Mai Cheemi ka Faisla Mai Cheemi

Selected television[edit]

Year Serial Role Notes
1978–1984 Fifty Fifty [4]
1983 Saturday Night Live Safia PTV Classic series
1984 Aangan Terha Jehan Ara Begum [11]
1994 Neeli Dhoop Writer[12]
1995 Kuch Dil Ne Kaha Writer
2003 Umrao Jaan Ada
2004 Meharun Nisa Zainab
2006–2007 Makan Tayee G Also a writer
2006 Bushra Bushra Host
Amawas Writer
2009–2013 Kis Ki Aayegi Baraat Saima
2009 Azar Ki Ayegi Baraat Saima Chaudry [5]
2010 Dolly Ki Ayegi Baraat Saima Chaudry [5]
2011 Takkay Ki Ayegi Baraat Saima Chaudry [5]
2011 Mera Naseeb Sabah [12]
2012 Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain Recurring
2012 Bilqees Kaur Bilqees Kaur [13]
2012 Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat Saima Chaudry [5]
2012 Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley Zakia Also a writer
2013 Kabhi Kabhi Aarez's mother
2013 Bushra Bara Boor Bushra
2013 1st Hum Awards Presenter
2013–2014 Pakistan Idol (season 1) Judge [14]
2014 Jab We Wed Faris's Mother [15]
2015 Tum Mere Paas Raho Tabish's Mother
2015 Utho Geo Pakistan Host [16]
2015 Khuda Dekh Raha Hai [17]
2015 Dil Hai Chota Sa [18]
2015–2016 Riffat Aapa Ki Bahuein Riffat Aapa
2016 Udaari Sheedan Hum Award for Most Impactful Character[19]
2016 Jhoot Saleha
2016 Pakeeza Writer[20]
2016 Commander Safeguard's Mission: Clean Sweep: Jungle Main Mungle Dirtee Voice
2016 Seeta Bagri Nandani Das [21]
2017 Shaadi Mubarak Ho Shahnaz
2018 Bay Dardi Shafay's Mother [22]
2018 Naulakha Noor Jehan [23]
2019 Deewar-e-Shab Sitara Jahan [24]
2019 Zebaish Writer and actress

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bushra Ansari official website". Retrieved 13 July 2019. 1956: Bushra Bashir was born on 15th May at the Lady Dufferin hospital in Karachi to parents Mehmooda Begum and Ahmad Bashir, a famous journalist & filmmaker.
  2. ^ "Bushra Ansari biography, complete biography of Actresses (TV) Bushra Ansari". pak101.com. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Bushra Ansari". global.ptv.com.pk. Pakistan Television Corp. Archived from the original on 11 May 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  4. ^ a b Instep (5 August 2018). "The gravitas of Bushra Ansari". TNS – The News on Sunday. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Bushra Ansari announces comeback with laughter-laden 'Aayegi Baraat' series". Daily Pakistan Global. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  6. ^ Kari, Maria (5 June 2017). "Celebrities like Bushra Ansari bear the worst of ageism in Pakistan". Images. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Bushra Ansari". IMDb. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  8. ^ Shah, Saud. "Bushra Ansari Drama List, Family, Height, Age, Family, Net Worth". Pakistani.PK – Your Local Guide to Business Listings, Restaurants, Hotels & Product Reviews. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  9. ^ "A session with Bushra Ansari". The Nation. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  10. ^ "Bushra Ansari marks Universal Children's Day". The Nation. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  11. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (3 January 2019). "Anwar Maqsood and Dawar Mahmood announce Aangan Terha prequel". Images. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  12. ^ a b Umar, Mahjabeen Mankani | Muhammad (12 February 2015). "The 'purity' in the industry is missing: Bushra Ansari". Dawn. Pakistan. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  13. ^ "Why I love Bilqees Kaur". Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  14. ^ Syed, Madeeha (8 December 2013). "Idol worship". Dawn. Pakistan. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  15. ^ "20 Most Beautiful Pakistani TV Actresses". DESIblitz. 13 January 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  16. ^ "10 things Morning Shows did in 2015 that we don't want in 2016". Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  17. ^ "11 Pakistani dramas you can't miss this year!". The Express Tribune. 18 March 2015. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  18. ^ "Pakistani dramas are romanticising rape and brothels but saying the word "talaaq" is the real problem?". Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  19. ^ NewsBytes. "Udaari receives global recognition, BBC reports". The News International. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  20. ^ Shabbir, Buraq. "A drama on the struggles of the modern day woman". The News International. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  21. ^ "Sarwat Gillani, Bushra Ansari land roles in drama about Hindu minorities". Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  22. ^ NewsBytes. "Baydardi explores the issue of HIV". The News International. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  23. ^ "Naulakha highlights greed and lust for heritage". The Nation. 17 July 2018. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  24. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (15 January 2019). "Bushra Ansari, Asma Abbasi and Zara Noor Abbas are starring together in Hum TV's next period play". Images. Retrieved 26 March 2019.

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