6 Shows That Pakistani Actor Mahira Khan Is Famous For

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Mahira Khan: The Pakistani actor who is yet to re-appear on the Indian film screen will be soon seen in the drama series Yaar Julahay. Here is a list of shows of the actor that you need to watch before witnessing her Zee Theatre series.

Born in Karachi, the 36-year-old actor, majorly known in India for her appearance in Raees, has had an eventful career with some remarkable dramas and films which are globally appreciated.

Here Are Top 6 Movies & Dramas Of Mahira Khan

  • Humsafar– This 2011 released drama of Khan still remains one of her best appearances and was appreciated beyond the territories of the country. The Sarmad Khoosat-directed drama was released with no hopes of reaching such heights, however, Khan’s notable acting skills made it stand out and earned her a Lux Style Award for Satellite Best TV Actor and a Hum Award for Best Onscreen Couple.
  • Bin Roye– Released in 2016, this film revolves around a young girl who fell in love with her older cousin. This Humayun Saeed starring film breaks social norms and proves that passion can break ceilings. The official YouTube release of the same gained more than a few million views and earned her multiple awards like the Lux Style Award for Best Actress (Film), a Hum Award for Best Actress, a Hum Style Award for Most Stylish Actress (Film) and a Masala! Award for Best Actress.
  • Shehr-e-zaat– Although the major credibility of the popularity of this drama goes to the catchy title song, Khan’s portrayal of a married woman striving to fit into societal norms is extraordinary. Telecasted in 2012, the Sarmad Khoosat-directed drama earned her Best Actress Awards from Pakistan Media Awards and Hum Awards.
  • Bol– This Shoaib Mansoor-directed movie is the film debut of Khan’s acting career in which she was seen in a supporting role, opposite singer and actor Atif Aslam. Her role as Ayesha a girl from a conservative lower-middle-class family living in the old part of Lahore, who shares a mutual passion for music with her love interest Mustafa played by Aslam, gained a lot of eyeballs on her. The film was a commercial success and became one of the highest-grossing Pakistani films of all time.
  • Verna– Although the film received generally unfavourable reviews, Khan’s performance as a rape survivor in this Shoaib Mansoor directed drama was praised all over the country and merited her with another Lux Style Award for Best Actress in 2018.
  • Raees– This Indian Bollywood film revolves around the life of an underground don whose character is played by Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan plays the love interest in the film. This Hindi -film industry debut of Khan was a much controversial one given the ban of Pakistani actors and artists in India after the 2016 Uri attack. However, the film remained a commercial success and earned the title of one of the top-grossing actors in Bollywood for her during the first quarter of 2017.

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