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Mawra Hocane
Mawra Hocane during Promotions of 'Sanam Teri Kasam' at Eros office02.jpg
Hocane in 2016
Born
Mawra Hussain

(1992-09-28) 28 September 1992 (age 29)[1]
EducationLL.B from University of London.[2][3]
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
Years active2011–present
RelativesUrwa Hocane (sister)
Farhan Saeed (brother-in-law)

Mawra Hussain (born 28 September 1992) Known professionally as Mawra Hocane is a Pakistani actress and model who primarily works in Urdu television.[1] She made her acting debut in 2011 with A-Plus's serial Khichari Salsa.[4] Hocane is best known for portraying Nadia in Ek Tamanna Lahasil Si, Haya in Aahista Aahista and Anaya in Sabaat. [5]

In 2016, She made her Bollywood debut with Radhika Rao's romantic drama Sanam Teri Kasam opposite Harshvardhan Rane. Hocane made her Pakistani film debut in 2018 with Nadeem Baig's Comedy drama Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2.[6]

Life and career[edit]

Hocane changed the spelling of her family name from "Hussain" to "Hocane" in 7th-grade class to give it a unique spelling.[4]

She holds a degree in law from the University of London which she finished after returning to school.[7][2][3]

She performed as a theater artist before working as a VJ at ARY Musik. Hocane performed in the Pakistani television serial dramas Aahista Aahista, Ik Tamanna Lahasil Si and Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare. She made her Hindi film debut in the Indian romance film, Sanam Teri Kasam, opposite Harshvardhan Rane.[8][5]

She made her debut in the Pakistani film industry with Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2.[9]

In December 2018 she modelled in Pantene Hum Bridal couture week. She showcased golden bridal couture for designer Nilofer Shahid. She was the show stopper for designer HSY creation.[6]

She narrated and appeared in the period drama Aangan, on Hum TV.[10] She also portrayed the role of Sunehri in Daasi[11] and Anaya in Sabaat.[12]

In June 2019 she launched her clothing line in collaboration with her sister Urwa Hocane.[13]

Controversy[edit]

Hocane once tweeted about the Indian film Phantom, which was banned in Pakistan, prompting social media harassment.[14][15]

Filmography[edit]

Key
dagger denotes film / drama that has not released yet
Year Serial Role Notes
Films
2016 Sanam Teri Kasam Saraswati "Saru" Parthasarthy Bollywood film debut
2018 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 Zoe Pakistani film debut[9]
Television
2011 Khichari Salsa A-Plus TV
Love Ke Chucker Mein
Kountry Luv A-Plus TV
2012 Mere Huzoor Amna Express Entertainment
Ik Tamanna Lahasil Si Nadia Hum TV
Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare Sheharyal
Yahan Pyar Nahin Hai Shumaila Hum TV
Main Gunehgar Nahi Amaara ARY Digital
2013 Halki si Khalish Hum TV[16]
Mere Harjai Maha ARY Digital
2014 Billo Bablu Aur Bhaiyya[17]
Main Bushra[18] Bushra
Aahista Aahista Haya Hum TV[19]
Meri Wife Ke Liye ARY Digital
Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain Hum TV
2015 Maryam Maryam Geo TV[20]
Shareek-e-Hayat Hum TV
2016 Shadi Mubarak ARY Digital[21]
Haasil Hareem Geo TV
2017 Sammi Sammi NominatedHum Award for Best Actress Popular[22]
2018 Aangan Aliya Hum TV
2019 Daasi Sunehri
2020 Sabaat Anaya Aziz
2021 Qissa Meherbano Ka Mehrbano
Telefilms
2012 Ghar Aae Mehman Hum TV
2015 Papa Razi ARY Digital

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2013 1st Hum Awards Best Soap Actress Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare Nominated
2018 6th Hum Awards Best Actress Sammi Nominated [23]
Best Actor Female Popular Nominated
2021 Lux Style Awards Best TV Actress Viewers Sabaat Nominated [24]
Best TV Actress-Critics Nominated
2022 8th Hum Awards Best Actress Popular Qissa Meherbano Ka Nominated [25]
Best Actress Jury Nominated

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mawra Hocane celebrates her birthday with family, friends - Entertainment". Dunya News. Archived from the original on 6 August 2019. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Mawra Hocane gets a law degree with flying colours". The Express Tribune. 13 August 2018. Archived from the original on 19 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Mawra Hocane gets a law degree". The Tribune. 6 October 2018. Archived from the original on 12 October 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  4. ^ a b Hassan Choudary (19 October 2015). "Unraveling the mystery: Here's why Mawra and Urwa's surname is 'Hocane'". The Express Tribune. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Here's what Indian critics had to say about Mawra Hocane's Bolly debut, Sanam Teri Kasam". DAWN Images. 10 February 2016. Archived from the original on 15 December 2016. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Mawra Hocane making history in Pakistani fashion industry". dailypakistan.com. Daily Pakistan Global. 12 December 2018. Archived from the original on 19 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  7. ^ "Mawra Hocane goes back to law school to 'finish what she started'". Images. 17 February 2017. Archived from the original on 17 February 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  8. ^ Choudary, Hassan (5 June 2015). "Not one, not two, Mawra Hocane has signed three Bollywood films!". The Express Tribune. Archived from the original on 26 December 2018. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
  9. ^ a b "Mawra Hocane joins cast of 'Jawani Phir Nahi Aani 2'". The Express Tribune. 20 October 2017. Archived from the original on 21 October 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  10. ^ Kayenat Kalam (6 December 2018). "Aangan Drama on HUM TV: Timings, Cast, OST, Plot". Brandsynario. Archived from the original on 19 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  11. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (26 August 2019). "Mawra Hocane and Adeel Hussain are pairing up for Hum TV's Daasi". DAWN. Archived from the original on 12 June 2020. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  12. ^ "Mawra Hocane talks about her chemistry with Ameer Gilani". Daily Times. 12 April 2020. Archived from the original on 2 July 2020. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  13. ^ "Sister act: Urwa and Mawra unveil their new clothing line". The Express Tribune. 10 June 2019. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  14. ^ "Shaan calls for a ban on Mawra Hocane for supporting Phantom". The Express Tribune. Archived from the original on 2 November 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2015.
  15. ^ "How Phantom, Faisal Qureshi and Shaan vs Mawra exposed sexism in our midst". DAWN (Blog). Archived from the original on 19 October 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2015.
  16. ^ "Halki Si Khalish Story – Wiki – Details – Information". tv.com.pk. Archived from the original on 12 November 2017. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
  17. ^ http://www.tv.com.pk/tvshow/Billo-Bablu-and-Bhaiya/233/story Archived 11 April 2017 at the Wayback Machine Billo Bablu and Bhaiya
  18. ^ http://www.arydigital.tv/main-bushra/ Archived 3 May 2017 at the Wayback Machine Main Bushra
  19. ^ "Aahista Aahista Story – Wiki – Details – Information". tv.com.pk. Archived from the original on 13 November 2017. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
  20. ^ http://www.tv.com.pk/tvshow/Maryam/254/story Archived 5 September 2017 at the Wayback Machine Maryam (TV series)
  21. ^ "Shaadi Mubarak Story – Wiki – Details – Information". tv.com.pk. Archived from the original on 17 November 2017. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
  22. ^ "Exciting: Hum Awards has revealed their viewers choice nominations list". Daily Pakistan Global. Archived from the original on 23 July 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  23. ^ "Hum Awards 2018: Winners List". BizAsia. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  24. ^ "Lux Style Awards announces nominations for its 20th edition". Dawn Images. 26 August 2021. Retrieved 19 February 2022.
  25. ^ "8th Hum Awards Nominations 2022: See the Full List here". megapakistan.com. Retrieved 8 September 2022.

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