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Sohai Ali Abro

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Sohai Ali Abro
Born Sohai Ali Abro
Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan[1]
Residence Karachi, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Actress
Years active 2012–present

Sohai Ali Abro (Urdu: سہائی علی ابڑوSindhi: سھائي علي ابڙو‎) is a Pakistani actress, dancer and model, who appears in Pakistani serials and films.[2] She is known for her roles in serials such as Geo TV's Saat Pardon Mein (2012), Hum TV's Tanhai (2013), Khoya Khoya Chand, Rishtay Kuch Adhooray Se (2013) and ARY Digital's serial Pyaray Afzal (2014).[3] Abro made her film debut with a supporting role in the 2013 romantic drama Yasir Nawaz's Anjuman. Her performance earned her a nomination in the Best Supporting Actress category at Tarang Housefull Awards.

Early life

Abro was born in Larkana, Sindh, to a Sindhi family.[1] She is the youngest of her brother and a sister. Her both parents, who were professionally medical officers, died of natural death, when Abro was still a nine-years old.[4]

Abro spent her younger days in Hyderabad, Sukkur and Islamabad. Eventually she moved to Karachi, where she pursued her studies, and later her interest in the theater made her popular with prominent names in the showbiz industry.[4]

Career

Abro started her career as a model and has appeared in many commercials like Shan Pickle, Coca Cola, Mobilink and Pepsi.

Abro made her acting debut with Geo TV serial Saat Pardon Mein opposite Mikaal Zulfiqar and Alyy Khan.[5] She did a dance-performance for a reality show on ARY Digital's Naach. She also appeared in the telefilm Rangraiz Meray, which was aired on Hum TV.[6][7] Later she appeared in the serial Tanhai opposite Goher Mumtaz, Ayesha Omar, Azfar Rehman, Saba Hameed and Arisha Razi, airing on Hum TV and Kyun Hai Tu opposite Mikaal Zulfiqar and Neelam Muneer which aired on Geo Kahani.

Abro made her film debut with Yasir Nawaz's Anjuman, for which she was nominated for a Tarang Housefull Awards in the Best Supporting Actress category. She is currently working on her upcoming film Kambakht, opposite Sheheryar Munawar Siddiqui, it will be released in 2017.

Filmography

Key
dagger Denotes films / dramas that have not been released yet
Year Title Role Notes
Films
2013 Anjuman Roodra Remake of Anjuman (1970 film)
2015 Wrong No. Laila
Jawani Phir Nahi Ani Zoya [1]
TBA Love, London, Sialkot dagger TBA Pre-production[8]
Kambakht dagger Filming status unknown
Television
2012 Manjali Sania Telefilm on Hum TV
Saat Pardon Mein Darakshanday Badar Aired on Geo Entertainment
Rangraiz Meray Aiza
2013 Tanhai Jehan Ara (Jiya) Aired on Hum TV
Kyun Hai Tu Saira Aired on Geo Kahani
Kahaani Ek Raat Ki Huma Appeared in Episode "Daagh" on ARY Digital
Khoya Khoya Chand Angabeen Aired on Hum TV
1st Hum Awards Host Hum Awards pre-show on Hum TV
Rishtay Kuch Adhooray Se Gaiti Aired on Hum TV
2014 Pyaray Afzal Yasmeen Aired on ARY Digital
Shadi Ke Baad Alishba Telefilm on Hum TV
Bhabhi Saba Aired on ARY Digital
Dhol Bajne Lage Sohai Aired on Hum TV
De Ijazat Jo Tu Ayla
2015 Tumhari Natasha Natasha
2017 Kaise Yeh Paheli Milli Aired on Urdu 1

Awards and nominations

Year Nominee/work Award Result
Tarang Houseful Awards
2014 Anjuman Best Supporting Actress Nominated
ARY Film Awards
2016 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani ARY Film Award for Best Actress Won
Wrong No. Nominated

References

  1. ^ a b c "Going the distance with Sohai". DAWN. Fouzia Nasir Ahmad. 1 January 2017. Retrieved 3 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Sohai Ali Abro a new actress". fashions.com.pk. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sohai Ali Abro's biography and casts". tv.com.pk. Retrieved February 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Who is the REAL Sohai...?". myfashionfix.com. Retrieved 2016-11-28. 
  5. ^ "Sohai Ali in Saat Pardon Mein". Geo TV. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Dancing debacle at Karachi". The Express Tribune. May 13, 2012. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Sohai in dancing video Naach". Daily Times. April 21, 2012. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Sohai Ali Abro signs Fahim Burney’s second film 'Love, London, Sialkot'". DAWN Images. 16 June 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017. 

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