Bushra Ansari – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Bushra Ansari Pakistani Actress, Comedian, Singer

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Nickname Bushra
Gender Female
Age 67 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth May 15, 1956
Real Name Bushra Ansari
Profession Actress, Comedian, Singer
Nationality Pakistani
Birthplace Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Religion Islam
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 36-28-35 inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 6 inches (1.70 m)
Weight 61 kg (134 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hobbies Dancing, Singing, Writing, Acting

Bushra Ansari is a veteran Pakistani actress, comedian, singer, and playwright who was the child artist in the 1960s, at the age of nine years. She was born on 15 May 1956 in Karachi. Bushra got her primary education from the Lady Griffin School, Lahore. She got her higher school certificate from the Lahore College for Women University. After her intermediate, she attended Waqarunnisa College, Rawalpindi for the pursuit of her bachelor in the Fine Arts in 1977.

Bushra’s father was a famous Professional writer, Ahmed Bashi. She was the youngest daughter of her parents. Her elder sisters was also an artist, Neelum Ahmed Ansari, a poet, and Sumbal Shahid, a well-known actress. She got married to a producer, Iqbal Ansari on 10th June 1978. The couple has two daughters, Nariman Ansari and Meera Ansari. Her daughter is an actress and model in Pakistan.

Career Journey

The beautiful lady is also a very talented actress who has portrayed versatile role in the history of Pakistan entertainment. She started his career journey to portray as a lead actress in a PTV corporation comedy series “Fifty-Fifty” alongside Javed Sheikh in 1978. The series is loosely based on an American comedy show “Saturday Night Live”, later on, which was broadcast by the same name in 1983. She had become rose to prominence after this act. During the same time, she also played in another satirical Pakistani drama serial of PTV “Aangan Terha“. Where she featured the role Jehan Ara Begum, starred with Salim Nasir and Shakeel which indirectly criticized the Martial Law, the military regime and the electoral system in Pakistan. His most popular drama included “Umrao Jaan Ada” with Osman Khalid Butt and Maya Ali. The drama tells the story of a poet and a courtesan of the Lucknow from the 19th century.

Bushra is also a very inspired writer, she made her writing as well acting debut at the same time in the drama serial “Makan” on Geo TV. The drama main cast included Khayyam Sarhadi, Shabbir Jan, Maira Khan, Ayesha Sana, Fahad Mustafa, and Saleem Shaikh where Bushra character is a rich and dominant person of a rich family, Bhabi G or Tayee G. Busha has also appeared as a lead comical women in the very famous series on Geo TV “Kis Ki Aayegi Baraat” alongside Javed Sheikh the drama is loosely based on the cultural marriage ceremonies in the Punjabi families.

The series is continued as “Azar Ki Aayegi Baraat”, “Dolly Ki Aayegi Baraat”, “Takay Ki Aayegi Baraat”, and “Ainne Ki Aayegi Baraat” Bushra as a playwright:

  1. Neeli Dhoop (1994)
  2. Amawas
  3. Kuch Dil Ne Kaha
  4. Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley (2012)
  5. Pakeezah (2016)

She has also made her acting debut in the Lollywood “Abhi Tou Main Jawan Hoon”. The film tells the love story of a guy who falls in love with a man-hater girl. She played the role Zoya’s mother in a much hit Lollywood movie “Jawani Phir Nahi Ani” starred Humayun Saeed, Hamza Ali Abbasi, and Vasay Chaudhary. The film revolves around a divorce lawyer who is single yet and two of his friends. He has also portrayed his film debut in a romantic film “Ho Mann Jahaan” in 2016 along with Adeel Hussain, Mahira Khan, and Sheheryar Munawar. Busha played the role of Nadia’s mother. The film was directed by Asim Raza and produced by Shehryar Munawar. The film tells the story of an aged urban couple who settled in Karachi and was considered as a box office super hit film and collected 22.50 crores all around the world.

Filmography of Bushra Ansari:

  1.    Ghoonghat (2013)
  2.    Whoo Bahoo (2014)
  3.    Mohay Bhool Gaye Sawariya (2015)
  4.    Khala Garam Masala (2017)


Bushra also has naturally gained singing talent. She tough her singing by a great music teacher, Amir Haidery. She has sung in many TV shows and singing competitions. Bushra has hosted the interviews of a well-known Pakistani Politician Altaf Hussain in a television show Brunch with Bushra which was aired on Geo TV. The show based on the depth of personal conversations with famous personalities from sports, showbiz, and politics.


Bushra Ansari is the veteran personality in the history of Pakistan showbiz.  The beautiful lady has naturally gained talent in almost all the fields of showbiz. She is also a hardworking artist and a superstar. Apart from her huge fans all around the world, she is the recipient of numerous awards during her career journey, including Nigar Award, Lux Style Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Graduate Award. Her one of the remarkable award is the Presidential Pride of Performance Award in 1989 for her contributions to the arts of Pakistan.

Check out exclusive ➡facts about Bushra Ansari.


Bushra Ansari Education

Qualification: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

College: Viqar Un Nisa College For Women

Bushra Ansari Career

Profession: Actress, Comedian, Singer

Net Worth: USD $10 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Ahmad Bashir

Mother: Mehmooda Bashir

Brother: None

Sister: Asma Abbas, Sumbul Shahid

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Iqbal Ansari (m. 1978)

No. of Children: 2

Son: None

Daughter: Nariman Ansari, Meera Ansari

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Who is Bushra Ansari?

Bushra Ansari is a Pakistani actress, comedian, singer, born on 15 May, 1956 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

How old is Bushra Ansari?

Bushra Ansari is 67 years old as of April 2024.

How tall is Bushra Ansari?

Bushra Ansari is 5 feet 6 inches (1.70 m).

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