Buari was born in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana, to a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian mother. She studied performing arts at the University of Ghana, graduating with a BFA degree. Throughout her time at the University of Ghana, she was actively involved in drama and dance clubs.
Buari premiered on Ghanaian national television with the TV series Games People Play in late 2005. Her first major film was Mummy's Daughter, after which, she starred in Beyonce: The President's Daughter. Her role as "Beyonce" was her major breakthrough. Her movie career began with her playing a role in the TV series Games People Play in 2005, which she got nominated for best actress. She has starred in more than 20 movies. In 2013, she came out with her own movie called The Diary of Imogen Brown.
Nollywood breakthrough and success
Buari moved from Ghanaian films to Nollywood films around the year 2008. Her breakthrough role in Nollywood was in the film Beyonce & Rihanna as Beyonce alongside Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde who played Rihanna. The film became very popular to both Ghanaian and Nigerian audience. Her other notable Nollywood films include Rough Rider, Beauty and the Beast, Holding Hope and Single and Married.
Buari became an ambassador at Tablet India Limited (TIL) in 2013.
- Beyoncé — The President Daughter (2006)
- The Return of Beyoncé
- Mummy’s Daughter
- Darkness of Sorrow (2006)
- Slave to Lust
- In The Eyes of My Husband
- American Boy
- Wicked Intentions
- Tomorrow Must Wait
- Hidden Treasure
- Beyonce & Rihanna
- Beauty and the Beast (2008)
- My Last Ambition
- Love, Lies and Murder
- Secret Lie
- The Angle Against The Monster
- Last Hour Romance
- Under My Pillow
- Desperate Bride
- Innocent Sin
- Guilty Threat
- The Golden Lady
- Satanic Kingdom
- Rough Rider
- Crazy Scandal
- The Monster In Me
- Bad Egg
- Garden of Eden
- No More Love
- My Dove
- Agony of Christ (2009)
- Heart of Men (2009)
- Forbidden Fruit (2009)
- Holding Hope (2010)
- Chelsea (2010)
- Checkmate (2010)
- Single and Married (2012)
- Heroes & Zeros (2012)
- Game Plan (2015)
- American Driver (2017)
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