Syra Shehroz

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Syra Shehroz
Syra Yousuf Khan

(1988-04-20) April 20, 1988 (age 31)
OccupationActress, Model, VJ
Years active2011-present
Shehroz Sabzwari (m. 2012)

Saira Yousuf Khan, better known as Syra Shehroz (Urdu: سائرہ شہروز‎), is a Pakistani model and actress and former VJ who works in Pakistani serials and telefilms. She is best known for her role in Hum TV's drama serial Mera Naseeb (2011), and is one of Pakistan's highest-paid actresses.[1]


Originally a model,[2][3] Yousuf started as VJ at MTV Pakistan hosting Bheja Fry and Most Wanted.

She made her acting debut in Hum TV serial Mera Naseeb.[4] In 2012, she appeared in the serial Tanhaiyan Naye Silsilay with her husband Shehroz Sabzwari a remake of the Pakistani serial "Tanahaiyan" alongside Marina Khan, Badre Khalil, and Behroze Sabzwari. The next year, she began playing the role of Aleena in Darmiyan. She is currently working in a drama serial Pasheman as Zartaasha with her husband on Express Entertainment.[5]

She was supposed to made her film debut alongside her husband in the 2015 film Love You Babylicious,[6] and was later booked to appear in Jawad Bashir's next film, Teri Meri Love Story, opposite Salman Shahid, Mohib Mirza and Mohsin Abbas Haider.[7] She made her film debut in a project by the Hot Water Bottles production house, titled Chalay Thay Sath.[8] Her next film Project Ghazi was released on 29 March, 2019.[9] Project Ghazi was a critical and commercial failure.[10][11]



Key drama is currently airing Denotes drama is currently airing
Year Serial Role Channel Notes
2011 Mera Naseeb Nazia Fahad/ Nazia Shahbaz Hum TV Television Debut[12]
2011 Mohabbat Rooth Jaye Toh Maryam Hum TV
2012 Bilqees Kaur Soha Sultan Hum TV [13]
2012 Tanhaiyan Naye Silsilay Sarena ARY Digital [14]
2012 Coke Kahani Zoya (Broadcast syndication) [15]
2013 Darmiyaan Aalia ARY Digital
2014 Ru Baru Shabeeh/Neelam Hum TV
2016 Pasheman Zartashaa Express Entertainment [16][17][18]
2016 Rishta Hai Jaise Khawab Sa Mehak Aaj Entertainment [5]


Key Film has yet to be released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
2016 Ho Mann Jahaan Herself special appearance in song "Shakar Wandaan"[19]
2017 Chalay Thay Saath Resham Film Debut [20][21]
2019 Project Ghazi Zara [22][23]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Serial/Film Award Category
2011 Mera Naseeb Pakistan Media Awards Best New Actress Nominated
2013 Veet Celebration Of Beauty Awards Most Beautiful Smile Won [24]
2016 Hum Style Awards Most Stylish Actress - TV Won [25]
2017 Hum Style Awards Most Stylish Actress - Film Nominated
2018 Chalay Thay Saath Galaxy Lollywood Awards Best Female Debut Won [26]
2018 Chalay Thay Saath Galaxy Lollywood Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Female Nominated [27]

Personal life[edit]

On 21 October 2012, she married Shehroz Sabzwari, son of actor Behroze Sabzwari in an Islamic wedding ceremony in Karachi.[28]


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  2. ^ Qamar, Saadia (2015-11-30). "Cold start to a festive season - The Express Tribune". Retrieved 2015-12-28.
  3. ^ Shahid, Umnia (2015-10-02). "Red carpet round-up Triumphs and the tawdry - The Express Tribune". Retrieved 2015-12-28.
  4. ^ Desk, News. "Top ten: Our favourites from television - The Express Tribune". Retrieved 2015-12-28.
  5. ^ a b "Rishta Hai Jaise Khawab Sa Archives - Breaking News". Breaking News. Retrieved 2016-06-02.
  6. ^ Asad, Muhammad. "Syra's stars set into motion - The Express Tribune". Retrieved 2015-12-28.
  7. ^ Correspondent, Our (2015-11-03). "'Teri Meri Love Story' to go on floors - The Express Tribune". Retrieved 2015-12-28.
  8. ^ "Saira Shahroz set for the silver screen - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2016-03-28. Retrieved 2016-06-02..
  9. ^ NewsBytes. "Project Ghazi's release date pushed to March 29". Retrieved 2019-03-22.
  10. ^ Mindeel, Momina (2019-03-30). "Box Office: 'Project Ghazi' opens to shockingly low numbers!". Galaxy Lollywood. Retrieved 2019-04-05.
  11. ^ "Project Ghazi review: An incoherent déjà vu". The Express Tribune. 2019-03-30.
  12. ^ "Mera Naseeb: Pakistani writer accused of plagiarism by Indian author - Pakistan". Retrieved 2015-12-28.
  13. ^ Archived from the original on September 30, 2015. Retrieved December 11, 2015. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  14. ^ Qamar, Saadia. "'Tanhaiyan' actors make a comeback with sequel - The Express Tribune". Retrieved 2015-12-28.
  15. ^ Qamar, Saadia. "With Coke Kahani, Mehreen Jabbar highlights the lives of Pakistanis - The Express Tribune". Retrieved 2015-12-28.
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  28. ^ "Young lovers Saira Yousuf, Shehroz Sabzwari tie the knot!". November 5, 2012. Retrieved March 18, 2013.

[[Category:Pakistani television actresses]]