Mansha Pasha

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Mansha Pasha
Native name
منشاء پاشا
Born (1987-10-19) October 19, 1987 (age 32)
ResidenceKarachi, Sindh
NationalityPakistani
OccupationActress, host
Years active2011–present
Spouse(s)Asad Farooqi (2013)

Mansha Pasha (born October 19, 1987) is a Pakistani actress and television presenter. She is known for her supporting roles in several critically and commercially successful television series, including Shehr-e-Zaat (2012), Madiha Maliha (2012), Zindagi Gulzar Hai (2013), Virasat (2013) and Mera Naam Yusuf Hai (2015). In 2017, she played Zoya in ARY Digital's family series Aangan.

She made her debut in film with Chalay Thay Saath released in 2017.

Career[edit]

Mansha's first acting appearance was a minor role in two episodes of the 2011 Hum TV's romantic series Humsafar where she played a role of Ayesha (Khirad's friend) and followed with another minor role in Shehr-e-Zaat as Rashna (Falak's friend) and as Nisha in Madiha Maliha.[1] She received praise for a supporting role of Sidra in 2012 series Zindagi Gulzar Hai which was a commercially and critically hit and proves to be the breakthrough for her.[2] She then starred in supporting roles in several acclaim television series, including Virasat (2013), Ek Aur Ek Dhai (2013), Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain (2013), Shareek-e-Hayat (2013).[1][3] Her performance in the romantic series Mohabat Subh Ka Sitara Hai (2013) earned her Hum Award for Best Supporting Actress.[4]

In 2014, Mansha played a leading role of Zara in Zara aur Mehrunnisa, Fiza in Shehr-e-Ajnabi, Sehrish in Hum Tehray Gunahgaar, Rumana in Lafangey Parindey and Aqsa in Mere Apne.[1]

In 2015, she first worked with Sadia Jabbar on the romantic series alongside Imran Abbas and Maya Ali. The serial received positive response from critics, and performed well commercially. She then starred as Sanam in a family drama Bewafai Tumhare Naam and appeared as Nusrat in a romantic soap Daraar and as Samra in Tumhare Siwa.[5]

Mansha starred in three serials in 2016. She first paired opposite Babar Ali in Babar Javed's Wafa. She then collaborated with Junaid Khan and Imran Ashraf in Dil-e-Beqarar and Jhoot respectively. She was the director of Six-part series with Elaj Trust which tackles a topic of Post-partum depression.[6] Pasha was last seen playing the role of Shumaila in Surkh Chandni (2019).

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Chalay Thay Saath Tania
2019 Laal Kabootar Aaliyah Malik

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2011 Hamsafar Ayesha [7]
2012 Shehr-e-Zaat Rashna
2012 Madiha Maliha Nisha [3]
2012–2013 Zindagi Gulzar Hai Sidra [8]
2013 Virasat Sajal [3]
2013 Shab-e-Arzoo Ka Alam Rania
2013 Ghoonghat Sumbul
2013 Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain Episode "Bay Rehem"
2013 Sharek-e-Hayat Zarina Episode: "Rishton Ki Buniyaad"
2013 Ek Aur Ek Dhai Reema [1]
2013–2014 Mohabat Subh Ka Sitara Hai Aliya Hum Award for Best Supporting Actress [4]
2014 Zara aur Mehrunnisa Zara [1]
2014 Shehr-e-Ajnabi Fiza
2014 Hum Tehray Gunahgaar Sehrish [1]
2014 Mere Apne Aqsa
2015 Mera Naam Yusuf Hai Madiha [5]
2015 Bewafai Tumhare Naam Sanam
2015 Daraar Nusrat
2015–2016 Tumhare Siwa Samra
2016 Wafa Wafa
2016 Dil-e-Beqarar Sara [9]
2016 Jhoot Zara Khan
2017 Jalti Rait Par Ayesha [10]
2017–2018 Toh Dil Ka Kia Hua Dariya [10]
2017–2018 Aangan Zoya [11]
2017–2018 Khudgarz Abeer [3]
2019 Juda Na Hona Samaha [12]
2019 Surkh Chandni Shumaila [13]

Telefilm[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Lafangey Parindey Rumana
2015 Bakron Ki Robin Hood Saleha
2015 Pani Da Bulbula Maryam

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Female newcomers ruling Pakistan entertainment industry | Pakistan Today". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  2. ^ Shirazi, Maria. "Catching up with Mansha Pasha". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  3. ^ a b c d "Aamina Sheikh and Sami Khan starrer drama serial is an intense love story". Daily Times. 2017-12-21. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  4. ^ a b Desk, Entertainment (2015-04-10). "HUM TV Awards 2015: 'Sadqay Tumhare' a clear winner". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  5. ^ a b Staff, Images (2015-12-23). "Vote now: Pick your silver screen faves for 2015 in our Pakistani Television Drama Poll!". Images. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  6. ^ Jabeen, Yusra (2017-10-03). "Mansha Pasha's latest PSA encourages men to be better partners in parenting". Images. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  7. ^ Mohsin, Nida. "Mansha Pasha". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  8. ^ Haider, Sadaf (2016-10-21). "10 iconic Pakistani TV dramas you should binge-watch this weekend". Images. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  9. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (2019-09-05). "Junaid Khan and Mansha Pasha are pairing up for a feature film". Images. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  10. ^ a b Shirazi, Maria. "Catching up with Mansha Pasha". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  11. ^ "5 reasons why every Pakistani family will love and relate to 'Aangan'". Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  12. ^ Khan, Saira (2019-02-07). "Shahroz Sabzwari and Mansha Pasha pair up for Juda Na Hona". HIP. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  13. ^ Desk, Instep. "Mansha Pasha talks to BBC Asian Network". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-10-19.

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