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Urwa Hocane

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Urwa Hocane
Urwa tul wusqa hocane.jpg
Hocane in 2012
Native name عروہ حسین
Born Urwa Tul Wusqua
Karachi, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Model, Actress, VJ
Years active 2005–present
Spouse(s) Farhan Saeed (m. 2016)
Relatives Mawra Hocane (sister)

Urwa Tul Wusqua better known as 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]

Television and film career[edit]

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 hit serial such as Kahi Un Kahi, and Madiha Maliha. Her portrayal of a girl subjected to family pressures and a forced wedding in Marasim.

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]

Personal life[edit]

Hocane married Farhan Saeed in December 2016.[6]

Filmography[edit]

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

Films[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2014 Na Maloom Afraad Naina Debut
2017 Na Maloom Afraad 2 dagger post-production
Punjab Nahi Jaungi dagger TBA Fliming
Rangreza dagger Reshma
TBA Two+Two dagger TBA Fliming

Television[edit]

Year Serial Role Channel
TV series
2013 Ideals Wajeeha TVOne Global
Yeh Shaadi Nahi Ho Sakti Alishba ARY Digital
Kahi Unkahi as 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
Telefilms
2013 Anaya Or uski Mayen Anaya ARY Digital

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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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