Shehryar Zaidi
Shehryar Zaidi

Sheharyar Zaidi, a well known artist in the current age of drama. Sheharyar is a popular choice for Father roles in dramas. Apart from Sheharyar many of his family members have also been active part of media industry in various disciplines.From serious roles to comedy, he has done great acting and earned himself a great following. He is married to the renowned singer Nayyara Noor.[1] Sheharyar Zaidi – Bio 

Name:Shehryar Zaidi
In Urdu:شہریار زیدی
Native Name :Shehryar
Famous As:Actor
Residence:Lahore, Pakistan
Education:National College of Arts (NCA)
Place:Lahore, Pakistan
Spouse:Nayyara Noor
Children:Jaffer Zaidi, Syed Naad-e-Ali Zaidi
Siblings :Syed Shahnawaz Zaidi, Arjumand Shaheen, Yasmeen Waasti
Occupation(s):Senior Actor
Known for :Kis Ki Ayegi Baraat, Sehra Main Safar, Mann Mayal
Years Active:1970 _ Present
Famous TV Serial:‘Faiz Manzil Kay Rozadar’ (Hum TV), ‘Wafa Kaisi, Kahan Ka Ishq’ (Hum TV), ‘Chein Aye Na’ (Geo TV), ‘Amma In Action’ (Hum TV)

Sheharyar Zaidi, a well known artist A very old photo of Shehryar Zaidi Shehryar Zaidi and his wife Family photo of Shehryar Zaidi Shehryar Zaidi is a legend


Mini Bio

Sheharyar Zaidis family basically belongs to Uttar Pradesh, India and migrated to Pakistan after the partition in 1947. Sheharyar has studied from National College of Arts (NCA), Lahore and started his media career as an active singer and actor. His spouse is Nayyara Noor a famous singer, who also studied from National College of Arts Lahore.[2] Mini Bio 

Sheheryars versatility

Sheheryar’s versatility has been such that even though he entered show business in his middle age, he never shied away from working in any genre, may it be comedy or serious. Many people remember him for the sweet and supportive father-in-law he played in the drama ‘Phir Youn Love Hua’, aired on PTV in the early 2000s.[3] Sheheryar’s versatility 

About Family

  • Yasmeen Waasti

Yasmeen Waasti is the sister of Sheharyar Zaidi and was a famous news reader of PTV in 1980s. Mostly Yasmeen Waasti used to read Business News (Tijaarti Khabrain) which were aired on PTV after Khabrnama at 9 pm.

  • Arjumand Shaheen

Arjumand Shaheen is the sister of Sheharyar Zaidi and was a famous news reader of PTV in 1980s. Back then Arjumand Shaheen was a well known news reader almost daily reading News in Khabrnama at 9 pm.[4] About Family 

  • Syed Shahnawaz Zaidi

Syed Shahnawaz Zaidi is the brother of Shehryar Zaidi. By profession Syed Shahnawaz Zaidi has served at various positions in the Fine Arts department of Punjab University including the Principle of College of Fine Arts of Punjab University. Syed Shahawaz Zaidi also occasionally acted in few dramas of PTV Lahore center in 1980’s.

  • Nayyara Noor

Nayyara Noor is the spouse of Sheharyar Zaidi and a leading singer of our country. Nayyara’s family belongs to Assam, India and migrated to Pakistan after partition in 1947. Nayyara is also a graduate of National College of Arts, Lahore. Nayyara started her singing career in 1970’s and continued singing till late 1990’s. Nayyara provided vocals for many Urdu films mostly working with musicians Robin Ghosh and M. Ashraf. Nayyara was a popular choice for background scores (OST) of dramas in 1980s and 1990s. She is no more active in music and seldom appears on mainstream media.

On TV Channels

Since the introduction of private channels, he has regularly appeared in a number of productions such as ‘Faiz Manzil Kay Rozadar’ (Hum TV), ‘Wafa Kaisi, Kahan Ka Ishq’ (Hum TV), ‘Chein Aye Na’ (Geo TV), ‘Amma In Action’ (Hum TV), ‘Naina’ (Indus Vision)’, ‘Rishtay Mohabbaton Kay’ (Hum TV), ‘Dolly Ki Ayegi Baraat’ (Geo TV), ‘Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishaan’ (Geo TV), ‘Khwahish-e-Benaam’ (Geo TV), ‘Koi Aur Hai’ (Geo TV) and ‘Mann Se Poocho’ (TV One).[5] On TV Channels 

As a singer

In 1970’s he regularly appeared as a singer on PTV, like he provided vocals for a famous television program Such Gupp with his spouse Nayyara Noor (a famous singer). Throughout 1980s he actively partnered with Nayyara Noor to release various music albums as well. However he was not active on small screen (television) in the same duration.[6] As an singer 

Memorable Role

It was only after the arrival of private satellite channels in 2000’s that he pursued acting and performed few memorable roles like the role of Chaudhary Saab opposite Bushra Ansari in famous “Kis Ki Aayegi Baraat” series.[7] Memorable Role 


  • Choti Si Zindagi
  • Sehra Main Safar
  • Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan
  • Malaal
  • Vasl
  • Neeyat
  • Meri Unsuni Kahani
  • Nanhi
  • Mere Hamrahi
  • Bikhra Mera Naseeb
  • Manjali
  • Tum Se Mil Kay
  • Main Bushra
  • Meri Behan Meri Dewrani
  • Mannchalay(guest appearance)
  • Arranged Marriage
  • Azar Ki Ayegi Baraat
  • Dolly Ki Ayegi Baraat
  • Takkay Ki Ayegi Baraat
  • Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat
  • Teri Berukhi
  • Mera Yaqeen
  • Dusri Bivi
  • Pyaray Afzal
  • Nikah
  • Chaar Chand
  • Mann Mayal
  • Chaandni Raatain
  • Kankar