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Shaista Lodhi in 2011
|Born||7th July, 1970
Karachi Sindh, Pakistan
|Occupation||Anchor, TV Presenter, Actor|
|Organization||ARY Digital (2010)
Geo TV (2011–2014)
Hum Sitaray (2015-2016)
See TV (2016)
Geo TV (2017-present)
|Spouse(s)||Waqar Wahidi (m. 1999–2012), Adnan Lodhi (m. 2015) |
|Relatives||Sahir Lodhi (brother)|
Lodhi was born in Karachi to Ali Gohar Lodhi and Roshan Taj Lodhi. She grew up in a family with three brothers (Amir Lodhi, Tahir Lodhi and Sahir Lodhi). She was the host of the morning show Good Morning Pakistan, which airs on Ary Digital. In the end of September 2010, she joined GEO and hosted a morning show 'Utho Jago Pakistan' on the same channel. The show was suspended on 15 May 2014 by the channel administration after alleged blasphemy during the show, and she left Pakistan because of fears for her safety.
She married for the second time in June 2015 after giving divorce to her first husband in 2012. Shaista married Adnan Lodhi. Shaishta moved to South Africa with her three children and returned to Pakistan in 2015 and made her come back in morning shows by hosting 'Sitare ki Subah' on Hum Sitaray. Shaista has a brother Sahir Lodhi, who is also working in TV. She also hosted 'Mehmaan Nawaz' on Urdu1 and now hosting 'Geo Subah Pakistan' on Geo TV.
|Good Morning Pakistan||Ary Digital|
|Utho Jago Pakistan||Geo TV|
|Sitaray ki Subha||Hum Sitaray|
|Geo Subah Pakistan||Geo TV|
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- Zahidi, Farahnaz. (10 April 2013) Let’s give Shaista Wahidi a break – The Express Tribune Blog. Blogs.tribune.com.pk. Retrieved on 11 December 2015.
- Dr.Shaista Wahidi Is Joining Geo TV For The Morning Show. Awami Web. Retrieved on 11 December 2015.
- Hanif, Mohammed. (24 July 2014) A country where liberal journalists risk death – BBC News. Bbc.com. Retrieved on 11 December 2015.
- Shaista Lodhi leaves for Qatar. pakistantoday.com.pk (25 May 2014)
- Has Shaista Lodhi tied the knot?. Dawn.Com (30 June 2015). Retrieved on 11 December 2015.
- Shaista Lodhi ties the knot again. Dailytimes.com.pk (1 July 2015). Retrieved on 11 December 2015.
- "Shaista Lodhi returns to Geo with a brand new morning show". www.geo.tv. Retrieved 2017-03-22.
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