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Ansari at Lux Style Awards, 2011
15 May 1956
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
|Occupation||Actress, singer, producer, writer, model|
|Spouse(s)||Iqbal Ansari (m. 1978)|
Bushra Ansari (Urdu: بشریٰ انصاری) is a Pakistani actress, comedian, singer and playwright who started her career as a child performer in the 1960s. Ansari won numerous awards during her career, gold medal in Msc Economics, including Pakistan's highest civilian award, Pride of Performance, in 1989.
Ansari's first dramatic acting role was in one of Iqbal Ansari's productions. 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.
Bushra Ansari also acts as a writer. Dramas that she wrote are:
- Neeli Dhoop (1994)
- Makan (2006)
- Kuch Dil Ne Kaha
- Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley (2012)
- Pakeezah (2016)
- Ghoonghat (2013)
- Whoo Bahoo (2014)
- Mohay Bhool Gaye Sawariya (2015)
- Khala Garam Masala (2017)
Selected television roles
|1980||Aangan Terha||Jehan Ara Begum||PTV|
|1983||Saturday Night Live||Safia||PTV|
|2004||Meharun Nisa||Zainab||Indus TV|
|2006–2007||Makan||Tayee G||Geo TV|
|2006||Bushra Bushra||Host||Indus TV|
|2009–2009||Azar Ki Ayegi Baraat||Saima Chaudry||Geo TV|
|2010–2010||Dolly Ki Ayegi Baraat||Saima Chaudry||Geo TV|
|2011–2011||Takkay Ki Ayegi Baraat||Saima Chaudry||Geo TV|
|2011–2011||Mera Naseeb||Sabah||Hum TV|
|2012–2012||Bilqees Kaur||Bilqees Kaur||Hum TV|
|2012–2012||Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat||Saima Chaudry||Geo TV|
|2012–2012||Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley||Zakia||Hum TV|
|2013||Bushra Bara Boor||Bushra||Hum TV|
|2013–2014||Pakistan Idol (season 1)||Judge||Geo TV|
|2014||Jab We Wed||Faris's Mother||Urdu 1|
|2015||Tum Mere Paas Raho||Tabish's Mother||Hum TV|
|2015||Utho Geo Pakistan||Host||Geo Entertainment|
|2015–2016||Riffat Aapa Ki Bahuein||Riffat Aapa||ARY Digital|
|2016||Commander Safeguard's Mission: Clean Sweep: Jungle Main Mungle||Dirtee||Various|
|2016||Seeta Bagri||Nandani Das||TVOne Global|
|2017||Shaadi Mubarak Ho||Shahnaz||ARY Digital|
|2018||Bay Dardi||Shafay's Mother||ARY Digital|
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