Ushna Shah Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Age 32 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth February 12, 1990

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)
Weight 53 kg (117 lbs)
Waist 25 inches
Hips 35 inches
Dress Size 4 (US)
Body Type Hourglass
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Known For Bashar Momin
Nickname Ushna
Full Name Ushna Shah
Profession Actress
Nationality Pakistani
Birthplace Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Religion Islam
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

Ushna Shah is a Canadian born Lollywood actress of television and cinema who was born on 12th February 1990 in Toronto, Canada. She is the daughter of veteran actress Ismat Tahira, half-sister of famous actress Irsa Ghazal and sister of a famous director Shah Sharabeel. She loves acting, writing, and animal. She is the lover of acting since her childhood therefore at the age of just six years she hosted a radio show in Ratio Punjab. After doing her middle school, Ushna moved to Pakistan to complete her O’ Level. Then she again went back to Canada to complete her higher school level. Ushna attended Yoke University, Canada in the pursuit of her higher education. Due to her passion for acting, she decided to drop out the university and came back to Pakistan where she started her acting career.

Career Journey

Shah started her career as a TV actress in a romantic series “Mere Khwabon Ka Diya” with the co-actor/actress Danish Taimoor and Sajal Ali in 2013. The drama was based on the story of a middle-class family that faces financial crises when the only supporter of the family has expired in an accidental death. Ushna rose to prominence after her portrayal in a thriller mega serial named “Bashar Momin” starred with Faisal Qureshi in 2014. In this act, Ushan plays the role of an innocent girl Rudaba opposite a money launderer Busher Momin, acted by Faisal Qureshi. It was the highest-paid drama of Pakistan. It was her first critical success which was proved to be a turning point in her acting career and Shah started to play a lead actress role in various dramas and films of the showbiz industry.

She got further popularity after her portrayal as a negative character in a Sufi spiritual series known as “Alif Allah Aur Insaan” with Mikaal Zulfiqar, Kubra Khan, which was aired on Hum TV in 2017. This serial was based on the novel of the same name. This serial revolves around the stories of five different people of different backgrounds, faith, and conviction. It was the highest rating serial at that time. In 2018 she was best known for her negative character in a psychological thriller drama serial “Balaa” starred with Bilal Abbas Khan, Azekah Daniel and Samina Peerzada. The series told a story of a limping girl who slowly finishes everyone on her way to gain her prosperity.

She has also made her film debut in a Lollywood action-comedy, the romantic film “Teri Meri Love Story” as the leading role of Esha with the co-actor/actress, Mohib Mirza, Omar Shahzad and Uzma Khan in 2016. The movie revolves around Esha, a beautiful TV host, and Sherry, a mischievous boy. Later on, she also acted in another comedy film “Oye Kuch Kar Guzar” powered by D-juice Pakistan. It was the first online Pakistani movie and Ushna played the role of Zara with Ali Safina as Sherry. This movie released in 2016 on YouTube.

Ushna Shah TV Serials list:

1. Anokhay Raqeeb
2. Dil Kaleji Hogaya
3. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
4. Rab Ne Bna Di Jodi
5. Kuch Iss Tarha
6. Pyari Bhangan
7. Jhoot Wala Love
8. Bitiya Hamaray Zamanay Mein
9. Sab Say Mushkil Shaadi
10. Sanaullah Ki Dusri Shaadi
11. Socha Na Tha Pyaar Karenge
12. Rishta Baraye Farokht
13. Aitebaar
14. Meray Sanwariya Ka Naam
15. Aisay Na Tu Jaa
16. Pinky Ka Dulha

List of films of Shah:

1. Teri Meri Love Story (2016)
2. Oye Kuch Kar Guzar (2017)
3. Punjab Nahi Jaungi (2017)


Her famous drama “Mere Khwabon Ka Diya” that earned her a 4th Pakistan Media Awards for Best Emerging Talent Female at the 4th Pakistan Media Awards ceremony. She also got the Hum Award for Best Negative Character at the 6th Hum Awards for “Alif Allah Aur Insaan”.
She also gave her best performance in a soap series “Hum Tehray Gunahgar” for which she received Hum Awards for Best Actress in 2015. She has also nominated for the best television actress for her negative performance in “Bala” at Lux Style Awards.

Check out exclusive ➡ facts about Ushna Shah.

Ushna Shah Education

Qualification Graduate
College York University

Ushna Shah Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Bashar Momin


Teri Meri Love Story (2016)

Salary: PKR 80K (Par Telecast)

Net Worth: USD $7 million (approx)

Family & Relatives

Father: Not known

Mother: Ismat Tahira

Brother(s): Shah Sharabeel

Sister(s): Irsa Ghazal

Marital Status: Single

Children: None

Ushna Shah Favorites

Hobbies: Reading, Traveling

Favorite Actor: Osman Khalid Butt

Favorite Actress: Karisma Kapoor

Favorite Singer: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Favorite Food: Fast Food, Rice

Favorite Color: Red, White

Favorite Movies: Blind Love, Main Hoon Shahid Afridi (2013)

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