Full Name:Shehnaz Sheikh
Age (as of 2019):57 years old
Date of Birth:11 June 1962
Birthplace:Kalaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)
Weight:65 kg (143 lbs)
Body Measurements:36-30-36 inches
Shehnaz Sheikh is a Pakistani TV actress, host, and theatre director whose acting showed natural talent. She was famous for the drama serials Tanhaiyaan, Ankahi, and the show Uncle Sargam. Sheikh married a well-known television personality, Seerat Hazir on 24 December 1982. They have two sons adult together.
After the 8th October 2005 earthquake, in Northern Pakistan, the kind-hearted actress along with her husband worked with FAME, a welfare organization to help victims. Now a day, she is teaching and directing children’s plays for over 18 years. First, she served at Aitchison College, Lahore and now at Lahore Grammar School.
The talented actress was discovered by Haseena Moin because no one was able to embody her heroine than Shehnaz Sheikh. She began her acting career with the PTV drama serial “Ajnabi”. Next Sheikh made her another debut with the drama serial, “Balila” in 1980 which was written by Shoaib Hashmi. The show was cancelled later on after airing only a few episodes.
At that time Sheikh already got her fame and her drama was the base of the set of people on the times of the 80s. She next signed for the Haseena Moin’s written drama serial Ankahi which was directed by Syed Mohsin Ali and Shoaib Mansoor. The drama main cast was Shakeel Yousuf, Javed Sheikh, Behroze Sabzwari, Badar Khalil, and Qazi Wajid. She portrayed the role of Sana Murad who is an ambitious and level headed girl from a middle-class family. This drama was also produced by Pakistan Television Corporation.
She next appeared in another critically acclaimed PTV drama “Maray Thay Jin K Liye” where she played the role of a modern, who is an independent woman but she is still conservative at heart. Her portrayed in this drama was also praised by people.
Sheikh again collaborated with Hassena Moin, and next then portrayed in a super hit cult classic drama as a businesswoman Zara which got huge critical and commercial success. The drama serial was Tanhaiyaan, which was directed by Shahzad Kalil.
Shehnaz Sheikh was a brilliant host of her time. She has hosted a couple of TV shows in the early 1990s. Her few of the famous shows are “Uncle Sargam” who is a puppet character and “Yes Sir No Sir”. She next hosted the shows “Showbiz Masala” for NTM channel, and “Meri Pasand” for PTV.
Sheikh made her directorial debut in the Agatha Christie’s 1960 theatre play “The Mousetrap” at LGS Paragon in 2010. Additionally, she has also the judges for “LUMS Dramafest” in 2011. After spanning a successful showbiz career Sheikh retired from the Pakistan Media Industry in the early years of this decade.
- Balila – PTV
- Ankahi (1982) – PTV
- Maray Thay Jin K Liye – PTV
- Tanhaiyaan (1985) – PTV
- Daak Time with Uncle Sargam – PTV
- Yes Sir No Sir – PTV
- Showbiz Masla – NTM
- Meri Pasand – PTV
Shehnaz Sheikh was one of the best actresses of the ’80s of Pakistan television plays of the Media industry. The talented actress played the extremely versatile and flawless role in a very natural way. She holds the best acting skill, like expressions, dialogue delivery or a citing through which she gave a beautiful colour to any character. Shehnaz Sheikh was indeed a memorable actress of Pakistani Media who will remember in the mind of her fans forever.
Shehnaz Sheikh Education
Qualification: National College of Arts
Shehnaz Sheikh Gallery
Shehnaz Sheikh Career
Profession: Actress, Host
Known For: Ankahi
Debut TV Series/Movie: Balila
Salary: 3 Lac
Net Worth: USD $20 Million Approx
Family & Relatives
Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
Brother(s): Not Known
Sister(s): Not Known
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Boyfriend: Seerat Hazir (m. 1980)
Son(s): Name Not Known
Shehnaz Sheikh Favorites
Hobbies: Reading Books, Cooking, Travelling
Favorite Actor: Waheed Murad
Favorite Actress: Nasreen Rizvi
Favorite Singer: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Favorite Male Singer: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Favorite Food: Rice, Juice, Vegetables, Milk
Favorite Destination: Pakistan
Favorite Color: Black, White, Pink