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Pakistani Actress Ayesha Omar Biography and Updates

Pakistani Actress Ayesha Omar Biography and Updates

Pakistani Actress Ayesha Omar Biography and Updates

Ayesha Omer was born 12 October 1981, is a Pakistani actress and YouTuber. She is one of country’s most popular and highest-paid actresses, and is often considered as a style icon.

In 2012, she released her first single “Chalte Chalte” and “Khamoshi” which, although a commercial success in Pakistan, was met with a mixed reaction from critics. Omer went on to win Lux Style Award for Best Album. She made her film debut in the lead role with successful romantic-comedy Karachi Se Lahore in 2015, followed by supporting characters in war film Yalghaar (2017) and the drama Kaaf Kangana (2019). She was one year old when her father died and her mother raised Omer and her brother as a single parent. She described her childhood as ”tough” and ”independent”. She attended Lahore Grammar School, and went to the National College of Arts for her Bachelors and Masters qualifications. While in school and college, she participated in co-curricular activities and learnt dance through theatre plays.

Omer started her career as a model. She has done many commercials, including for Kurkure, Harpic, Capri, Pantene and Zong. Omer first hosted the show Meray Bachpan Kay Din on PTV at the age of eight. She then hosted Morning show Yeh Waqt Hai Mera on CNBC Pakistan, Rhythm on Prime TV and Hot chocolate on ARY Zauq. In 2018, she participated in New York Fashion Week as Pakistan’s Spokesperson for beauty brand Maybelline.

Omer first sang the song “Man Chala Hai” for her commercial Capri. Then she sang the song “Bhooli Yaadon Mein”, title song of her serial Ladies Park and “Manjali” title song of Geo TV serial Manjali. She also sang the songs “Aoa” and “Tu Hi Hai”.

In 2012, Omer released two albums “Chalte Chalte” and “Khamoshi” for which she won Lux Style Awards for Best Album, and in 2013 she released her third album “Gimme Gimme”. In 2013, she gave her voice for an old classical song named “Laage Re Nain” and another fusion song “Miyan Ki Malhar” for Coke Studio Pakistan (Season 6).

A Fine Arts graduate from NCA, she said that, even before acting and modelling, painting and singing were her first passions and career choices.

In December 2015, Omer and her co-star Azfar Rehman met with a road accident. The actors were reportedly travelling from Karachi to Hyderabad when the accident occurred. According to a source, another vehicle collided into their car, causing the car to swerve off the road and fall into a ditch. After recovering from injury, Omer told media:

”My entire life flashed in front of my eyes as I held onto my seat waiting to be hit by a truck.”

In a 2020 interview with Ahsan Khan on his show Bol Nights with Ahsan Khan, Omer revealed that she has also been a victim of sexual harassment, stating: ”I have been through harassment in my career and life, so I understand how it feels. I don’t have the courage to talk about it yet, maybe someday I will. But I can totally relate with everyone who has been through it.”