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Urwa Hocane

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Urwa Hocane
Native name عروہ حسین
Born UrwaTul Wusqua Hussain
(1991-07-02) 2 July 1991 (age 27)
Karachi, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Model, Actress, VJ
Years active 2005–present
Farhan Saeed (m. 2016)
Relatives Mawra Hocane (sister)

Urwa Tul Wusqua Hussain, better known by her stage name Urwa Hocane (Urdu: عروہ حسین‎), is a Pakistani VJ, model and actress.[1][2][3] Hocane made her film debut in the 2014 romantic comedy Na Maloom Afraad.

Early life and career[edit]

Hocane was born in Karachi but she grew up in Islamabad where she completed her education from Bahria College, Islamabad. She is the sister of another television actress Mawra Hocane. As a teenager, she performed as a theatre artist before she started working as a VJ for ARY Musik.[citation needed] As a sign of filial devotion to her younger sibling Mawra, when Urwa started her career she chose to use the name Hocane[1] and over time, it stuck.


Hocane made her acting debut with leading role in the 2012 romantic drama Meri Ladli alongside Ahsan Khan and Sajal Ali. She later appeared in serials such as Kahi Un Kahi, and Madiha Maliha. Her portrayal of a girl subjected to family pressures and a forced wedding in Marasim.[citation needed]

She made her film debut in the 2014 romantic comedy Na Maloom Afraad opposite Fahad Mustafa, Mohsin Abbas Haider and Javed Sheikh. The film received generally positive reviews, and she was praised for her performance.[4] She was offered Ekta Kapoor's Bollywood film Azhar alongside Emran Hashmi, which she refused saying that she didn't want to do bold scenes.[5][clarification needed]

Personal life[edit]

Hocane married Farhan Saeed in December 2016.[6]


Films / Dramas that are not yet released Denotes films / dramas that are not yet released


Year Film Role Director Notes
2014 Na Maloom Afraad Naina Nabeel Qureshi Debut Film
2017 Na Maloom Afraad 2
Punjab Nahi Jaungi Durdana Butt Nadeem Beyg
Rangreza Reshmi Amir Mohiuddin
2018 Kaaf Kangana Kangana
Jhol (film)


Shahid Shafaat


Year Serial Role Channel
TV series
2013 Ideals Wajeeha TVOne Global
Yeh Shaadi Nahi Ho Sakti Alishba ARY Digital
Kahi Unkahi Anam Hum TV
Madiha Maliha Maliha
Meri Ladli Rafia ARY Digital
Aik Pagal Si Larki Nabeela Hum TV
2014 Namak Paray
Marasim Nayab A-Plus TV
Tum Mera He Rehna Rania Hum TV
Laal Chaadar Bareera
Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain Maya
Ghayal Sidra A-Plus TV
2015 Mere Ajnabi Hareem ARY Digital
2016 Udaari Meeran Hum TV
2013 Anaya Or uski Mayen Anaya ARY Digital


  1. ^ a b Hassan Choudary (19 October 2015). "Unraveling the mystery: Here's why Mawra and Urwa's surname is 'Hocane'". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 1 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Amna Hashmi (19 July 2015). "Unravelling Urwa Hocane". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "I am the bad girl in this industry: Urwa Hocane". DAWN. 24 March 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Na Maloom Afraad: the game-changer". The Express Tribune. 1 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Saadia Qamar (1 June 2015). "Urwa declines lead role in Bollywood film 'Azhar'". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 30 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Urwa, Farhan say 'qubool hai' at Badshahi Mosque". 16 December 2016 – via Geo News. 

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