Ushna Shah (Artist)

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Ushna Shah is one of the versatile and extremely talented actresses we have in the industry since 2013 who is a daughter of Ismat Tahira and a younger sister of Irsa Ghazal. This article is a blend of information about her including Ushna Shah biography, Ushna Shah family and Ushna Shah drama list. Did you know that she is a sister of Irsa Ghazal?
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Ushna Shah

  • In Urdu :

    اُشنا شاہ‎‎

  • Native Name :


  • Famous As:


  • Nationality:


  • Residence:

    Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

  • Education:


  • College/University:

    York University

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  • Profession:

    Actress and Host

  • Height:

    5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)

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  • Awards :

    HUM Award for Best Soap Actress

  • Born
  • Date:

    12th Feb 1990

  • Place:

    Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

  • Family
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  • Parents:

    Ismat Tahira (Mother)

  • Siblings :

    Shah Sharabeel (director), Irsa Ghazal (actress)

Ushna Shah biography

Ushna is one of the bold, confident and talented artists of the Showbiz Industry who inspire people every time with her phenomenal and versatile acting. If someone will ask her about her biggest obsession of life then definitely the answer will be dogs. Though she belongs to an artistic background but the appreciation and the love she has achieved is entirely on her own. She is a beauty with a brain who make her existence worth remembering. She is single and fully devoted to her career.

Ushna Shah date of birth and Education

She was conceived on 12th February in 1990 in Karachi, Pakistan but she was raised in Canada from where she did her bachelors from the York University. , Currently, she is in Karachi for her work.

Ushna Shah family

She belongs to an artistic family and is a daughter of one of the veteran actresses Ismat Tahira who has been a part of wonderful serials since 1970 who has also worked on radio. Unfortunately, she got separation from her husband and become a single mother for her daughters. Ushna Shah sister Irsa Ghazal is also one of the most talented actresses of Showbiz. Her other sisters are not part of Showbiz. Her brother Shah Sharabeel is a director and a producer mainly of theater.

Career of Ushna

As an Actress

  • She made her acting debut with a drama serial 'Mere Khwabon Ka Diya' in 2013 in a supporting role opposite Sajal Ali, Danish Taimoor and Adnan Shah Tipu. He got noticed by different directors and soon she got various offers from different directors. The best thing about her acting is that she can indulge herself in every character she plays. She is the queen of versatility. She came into the limelight after her serial 'Bashar Momin' opposite Faysal Qureshi which became a major hit and for which she received a huge love and appreciation. She went on performing different roles with talented artists and directors.
  • In 2017 she got a chance to work in a serial 'Alif Allah Aur Insan' along with many amazing artists including Imran Ashraf, Kubra Khan, Shehzad Sheikh, and others. The way she portrayed her character couldn't stop people falling in love with her acting for which she also got a Hum Award in 2018. In 2018 she again came with a new and different role in a serial 'Balaa' opposite Bilal Khan and Samina Pirzada in a negative role. Other than dramas she is also seen in various Telefilms.
  • In 2016 she made her Lollywood debut with a film 'Teri Meri Love story' opposite Mohib Mirza, Mohsin Abbas Haider and others. The film was released on 2nd September 2016 but managed to collect only 85 Lac Rupees. The same year she was again seen in a Pakistani online film 'Oye Kuch Kar Guzar' opposite Ali Safina and Uzair Jaiswal. It was the first Ever Online Pakistani Film to be released comprising of 5 episodes. In 2017 she gave a guest appearance in a blockbuster movie 'Punjab Nahi Jaun Gi'. 

As a Host

Before joining Acting field she used to host a show Canada’s Radio Punjab called ‘Sanjha Aasman’.

Ushna Shah drama list

  1. Mere Khwabon Ka Diya
  2. Shehr-e-Yaaran 
  3. Rukhsaar 
  4. Hum Tehray Gunahgaar 
  5. Aag 
  6. Bashar Momin 
  7. Piya Mann Bhaye
  8. Duaa
  9. Bheegi Palkein
  10. Neelam Kinaray 
  11. Ab Kar Meri Rafugari 
  12. Thoda Sa Aasman 
  13. Alif Allah Aur Insaan 
  14. Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain
  15. Lashkara 
  16. Balaa 
  17. Ru Baru Ishq Tha 
  18. Cheekh 

Ushna Shah Movie

  1. Teri Meri Love Story
  2. Oye Kuch Kar Guzar
  3. Punjab Nahi Jaon Gi

List of Telefilms

  1. Anokhay Raqeeb
  2. Dil Kaleji Hogaya
  3. Kitni Girhain Baqi Hain (Harjai)
  4. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
  5. Rab Ne Bna Di Jodi
  6. Zindagi Ab Bhi Muskurati Hai
  7. Kuch Iss Tarha
  8. Pyari Bhangan
  9. Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain (Season 2)
  10. Jhoot Wala Love
  11. Rahay Salamat Jodi
  12. Bitiya Hamaray Zamanay Mein
  13. Sab Say Mushkil Shaadi
  14. Sanaullah Ki Dusri Shaadi
  15. Socha Na Tha Pyaar Karenge
  16. Rishta Baraye Farokht
  17. Aitebaar
  18. Meray Sanwariya Ka Naam
  19. Aisay Na Tu Jaa

List of Awards

  1. Best Emerging Talent-Female at 4th Pakistan Media Awards for Aag
  2. Hum Awards for Best Soap Actress at 3rd Hum Awards for 'Hum Tehray Gunahgar' '
  3. Hum Award for Best Negative Character at 6th Hum Awards for 'Alif Allah Aur Insaan'

Social Media Accounts

Ushna Shah Instagram and Facebook accounts are as follows

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