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Mawra Hocane
Mawra Hocane at Launch of 'Tera Chehra' at Arijit Singh's concert02.jpg
Hocane at the launch of "Tera Chehra" song from Sanam Teri Kasam in 2016
Native name
ماورا حسین
Born
Mawra Hussain

(1992-09-28) 28 September 1992 (age 26)[1]
NationalityPakistani
EducationLL.B from University of London.[2][3]
OccupationActress, model
Years active2011–present
Notable work
Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2
Sanam Teri Kasam
RelativesMushtaq Hussain (father)
Ins E Yazdan (brother)

Mawra Hocane or Mawra Hussain[5] (born 28 September 1992)[1] is a Pakistani model and actress.[6][7]

Life and career[edit]

Sara Loren at an event
Mawra Hocane during Promotions of Sanam Teri Kasam

Hocane changed the spelling of her family name from "Hussain" to "Hocane" in 7th-grade class to give it a unique spelling.[5] Her childhood was spent in Islamabad where she studied in a school with her sister and brother. She joined Bahria College Islamabad for FSc studies.

She holds a degree in Law from the University of London which she finished after going back to law school.[8][2][3]

She performed as a theater artist before working as a VJ at ARY Musik. Hocane performed in 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.[9][6]

She made her debut in Pakistani film industry with Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2.[10]

In December 2018 she walked the ramp in Pantene Hum Bridal couture week. She showcased golden bridal couture for designer Nilofer Shahid. She was show stopper for designer HSY creation.[7]

She is appearing in Period drama Aangan portraying the role of Aaliya being telecast on Hum TV. She is also narrator of the story.[11]

Controversy[edit]

Hocane once tweeted about the Indian film Phantom, which was banned in Pakistan, and she became the target of a social media harassment.[12][13]

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[10]
Television
2011 Khichari Salsa A-Plus TV
Love Ke Chucker Mein
Kountry Luv A-Plus TV
2012 Ik Tamanna Lahasil Si Nadia Hum TV
Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare Sheharyal
Mere Hazoor Express Entertainment
Yahan Pyar Nahin Hai Shumaila Hum TV
Main Gunehgar Nahi Amaara ARY Digital
2013 Halki Si Khalish Hum TV[14]
Mere Harjai Maha ARY Digital
2014 Billo Bablu Aur Bhaiyya[15]
Main Bushra[16] Bushra
Aahista Aahista Haya Hum TV[17]
Meri Wife Ke Liye ARY Digital
Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain Hum TV
2015 Maryam Maryam Geo TV[18]
Shareek-e-Hayat Hum TV
2016 Shadi Mubarak ARY Digital[19]
Haasil Hareem Geo TV
2017 Sammi Sammi NominatedHum Award for Best Actress Popular[20]
2018 Aangan[11] Aliya Hum TV
Telefilms
2012 Ghar Aae Mehman Hum TV
2015 Papa Razi ARY Digital

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mawra Hocane celebrates her birthday with family, friends - Entertainment - Dunya News". Dunya News. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Mawra Hocane gets a law degree with flying colours". tribune.com.pk. The Express Tribune. 13 August 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Mawra Hocane gets a law degree". tribuneindia.com. The Tribune. 6 October 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  4. ^ Maliha Rehman (22 December 2016). "Why the #UrwaFarhan wedding shouldn't be the new normal". Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  5. ^ a b Hassan Choudary (19 October 2015). "Unraveling the mystery: Here's why Mawra and Urwa's surname is 'Hocane'". The Express Tribune.
  6. ^ a b "Here's what Indian critics had to say about Mawra Hocane's Bolly debut, Sanam Teri Kasam". DAWN Images. 10 February 2016. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Mawra Hocane making history in Pakistani fashion industry". dailypakistan.com. Daily Pakistan Global. 12 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Mawra Hocane goes back to law school to 'finish what she started'". Images. 17 February 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  9. ^ Hassan Choudary (5 June 2015). "Not one, not two, Mawra Hocane has signed three Bollywood films!". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
  10. ^ a b "Mawra Hocane joins cast of 'Jawani Phir Nahi Aani 2'". The Express Tribune. 20 October 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  11. ^ a b Kayenat Kalam (6 December 2018). "Aangan Drama on HUM TV: Timings, Cast, OST, Plot". Brandsynario. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  12. ^ "Shaan calls for a ban on Mawra Hocane for supporting Phantom". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 2 November 2015.
  13. ^ "How Phantom, Faisal Qureshi and Shaan vs Mawra exposed sexism in our midst". DAWN (Blog). Retrieved 2 November 2015.
  14. ^ "Halki Si Khalish Story – Wiki – Details – Information". tv.com.pk. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
  15. ^ http://www.tv.com.pk/tvshow/Billo-Bablu-and-Bhaiya/233/story Billo Bablu and Bhaiya
  16. ^ http://www.arydigital.tv/main-bushra/ Main Bushra
  17. ^ "Aahista Aahista Story – Wiki – Details – Information". tv.com.pk. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
  18. ^ http://www.tv.com.pk/tvshow/Maryam/254/story Maryam (TV series)
  19. ^ "Shaadi Mubarak Story – Wiki – Details – Information". tv.com.pk. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
  20. ^ "Exciting: Hum Awards has revealed their viewers choice nominations list". Daily Pakistan Global. Retrieved 23 July 2018.

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