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Pakistani Actress Iqra Aziz Biography and Updates

Pakistani Actress Iqra Aziz Biography and Updates

Pakistani Actress Iqra Aziz Biography and Updates

Iqra Aziz Hussain was born 24 November 1997, is a Pakistani television actress. She is best known for playing the role of Jiya in Momina Duraid’s Suno Chanda (2018), for which she received critical acclaim and Lux Style Awards for Best Television Actress. She is currently playing a leading role of Mahi in Khuda Aur Muhabbat 3 and Ameera in Raqeeb Se.

Aziz first auditioned as a television commercial model and was picked by Citrus Talent Agency. She made her acting debut with a supporting role in Kissey Apna Kahein (2014) and had her first leading role with the 2015 romantic series Muqaddas. Subsequently, she is known for her leading roles in Deewana (2016), Laaj (2016), Socha Na Tha (2016), Choti Si Zindagi (2016), Natak (2016), Gustakh Ishq (2017), Ghairat (2017), Qurban (2018), Suno Chanda (2018), Tabeer (2018), Ranjha Ranjha Kardi (2018), Jhooti (2020) and Khuda Aur Muhabbat 3 (2021). She mentioned in interviews about her mother’s struggles being a single parent. Iqra finished college while working but eventually left her studies to focus on acting. In 2018, she talked about her plans to resume education in the next couple of years.

Iqra has also appeared as a guest in serials and talkshows. Her first guest appearance was in Jago Pakistan Jago in 2015. In 2018 she appeared as a Guest in The After Moon Show a comedy-talkshow and Tonite with HSY. In May 2018, Aziz became a victim of news after breaching contract with the Citrus talent. Fahad Hussain, Head of Citrus Talent states, Aziz breached an agreement that states the latter has to solely work in projects approved by the talent agency. She has, however signed contract and deal with another PR agency, despite being reminded of the first contract. In response Aziz denies the allegations saying, “Fahad never provided her with a copy of the agreement that she breached and used to delay her rightful payments for many months”. Later the dispute was solved by their lawyers on which both said, “We want to thank our lawyers for mediating between us and resolving our issues which arose due to miscommunication and misunderstandings. Also, we have both mutually decided to continue working with each other in the future. So, guys, we are back with a bang!!!”

In September 2018, she won the Most Stylish TV actor Award at the Hum TV Style Awards. She also performed on Hum Style Awards along with Farhan Saeed. She serves as an ambassador for a number of brands such as 7up, Nestle, Cadbury, and National Foods.[citation needed] In November 2018 she paired with model Hasnain Lehri to launch OPPO’s A7 in Pakistan. She was also the brand ambassador for the same. She was named in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women List by Eastern Eye and most searched people of Google Pakistan in 2018. After the success of Ranjha Ranjha Kardi and Suno Chanda, she was cited by The News International as playing an inspirational female character on Pakistani television. In July 2019, controversy arose after few pictures of Iqra’s vacation in Thailand circa 2018 wherein she was dressed in beach-styled minimal clothing. The photos garnered negative reaction on social media and her sister, Sidra Aziz, took to Twitter to express her discomfort over the negative comments.

On 7 July 2019, at the 18th Lux Style Awards, Aziz became engaged to Yasir Hussain publicly. On 28 December 2019, she married Yasir Hussain. In July 2021, Aziz gave birth to her son Kabir.