Asma Abbas (Urdu: اسما عباس‎) is a Pakistani actress, producer, singer and host known for her supporting roles in Urdu films and television. She played a role of Fehmida in 2018 acclaim serial Ranjha Ranjha Kardi. She hosted celebrity talkshow Awaz Day Kahan Hai on ATV.

Asma Abbas
Born (1958-08-15) 15 August 1958 (age 63)
NationalityPakistani
OccupationActress
Years active2000–present
Spouse(s)Abbas Gill
Children4
Parent(s)Ahmad Bashir
Mehmooda Bashir
RelativesZara Noor Abbas (daughter)
Bushra Ansari (sister)
Sumbul Shahid (sister)

Life and careerEdit

Abbas is the daughter of writer and journalist Ahmad Bashir and sister of actors Bushra Ansari and Sumbul Shahid[1] Actress Zara Noor Abbas is her daughter[2][3][4] In 2018 she recovered from cancer.[1] Some of her notable performance include Dastaan (2010), Gohar-e-Nayab (2013), Nanhi (2013), Laado Mein Pali (2014), Laaj (2016), Koi Chand Rakh (2018), Ranjha Ranjha Kardi (2018), Beti (2018) and Khud Parast (2018).[2][5][6][7] She played Dildar Begum in historical drama Deewar-e-Shab.[3] In 2019, she has appeared in a talk show Speak Your Heart With Samina Peerzada.[8]

Other workEdit

In July 2020, Asma Abbas launched her clothing line, the traditional day-to-day wear brand Asma Abbas Designs. This collection is dedicated to all women and stand as a tribute to our rangeen, chanchal and evergreen Pakistani heroines.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2018 Maan Jao Na Neelo Also playback singer for song "Ishq Bekaar"
2018 Teefa In Trouble Khalida Butt, Butt Sahab's wife
2019 Superstar Choti Ammi [9]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
Janam Jali [5]
2009 Tum Jo Miley Naila Ramadan special series
2010 Dastaan Sultana, Rabia's Mother
2010 Chunri Shakila
2011 Mujhay Sandal Kardo
2011 Tera Pyar Nahi Bhoole
2012 Behkawa
2012 Sasural Ke Rang Anokhay
2013 Love, Life Aur Lahore
2013 Nanhi Shammo Tai [10]
2013–2014 Mann Ke Moti Nasreen, Rahil's Mother [1]
2014 Dhol Bajnay Laga Laila Begum
2014 Quddusi Sahab Ki Bewah Durdana
2014 Ladoon Mein Pali Bilquees, Laraib's Aunt a.k.a. Badi Ammi [1]
2014 Choti
2014 Saari Bhool Hamari Thi
2014 Sultanat-e-Dil [1]
2015 Gohar-e-Nayab Sami's mother
2015 Khoobsurat Zarnish's mother
2015 Maikey Ko Dedo Sandes
2015 Abro Sakina Nominated—Hum Award for Best Supporting Actress
2015 Ishq Ibadat
2015 Yeh Ishq
2015 Tumhari Natasha Ahmer's mother
2016 Laaj Bari Sahiba [1]
2016 Natak
2016 Dil Lagi Mishal & Anmol's mother [11]
2016 Maamta [1]
2017–2018 Daldal Sakina [12]
2017 Karam Jali
2017 Larka Karachi Ka Kuri Lahore Di
2017 Meraas
2018 Ghughi Parwati [13]
2018–2019 Beti Shahana Dadi; Hashim's mother [14]
2018–2019 Koi Chand Rakh Zain's mother [15]
2018–2019 Ranjha Ranjha Kardi Hamida, Bhola's mother [16]
2018–2019 Khudparast Bakhtawar, Hannan's mother [17]
2019 Rani Nokrani
2019–2020 Deewar-e-Shab Dildar Begum [3]
2019 GT Road
2020 Jhooti Nirma's mother
2020 Makafaat Episode 19
2020 Bhabi Nazar Laga Dengi[18] Arfa Bhabi Telefilm
2020 Dikhawa Episode 23
2020 Zebaish Nadira
2021 Chupke Chupke Naik Parwar. HUM TV
2021 Khuda Aur Muhabbat Farhad's mother Season 3
2021 Laapata Samina, Geeti's Mother, HUM TV.

Music videoEdit

Year Title Artist Notes
2000 "Haye Meri Angothian" Bushra Ansari, Asma Abbas [19]
2019 "Hamsaye maa jaye" Bushra Ansari, Asma Abbas [20][21]
2020 "Ye Watan Tumhara Hai" Various [22][23]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Asma Abbas diagnosed with cancer, well-wishers send her prayers". Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  2. ^ a b Athar, Arslan (2019-02-08). "Asma Abbas Opened Up About Her Regret Over Not Standing Up For Her Daughter, Zara Noor Abbas". MangoBaaz. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  3. ^ a b c Haq, Irfan Ul (2019-01-15). "Bushra Ansari, Asma Abbasi and Zara Noor Abbas are starring together in Hum TV's next period play". DAWN. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  4. ^ says, Abdul salam (2018-04-21). "Pakistani mother-daughter celebrities who are too good to be ignored". Business Recorder. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  5. ^ a b "Asma Abbas moves on to big screen". The Nation. 2017-04-28. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  6. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (2018-11-28). "Saheefa Jabbar talks about why new drama 'Beti' is close to her heart". DAWN. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  7. ^ Instep (2019-03-10). "Inspirational female characters on television". TNS - The News on Sunday. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  8. ^ Speak Your Heart Official (2019-02-07), Asma Abbas On Speak Your Heart With Samina Peerzada, retrieved 2019-02-17
  9. ^ "Mahira Khan, Bilal Ashraf's on-screen chemistry in 'Superstar's latest track is leaving fans awestruck". The News International. 2019-07-20. Retrieved 2019-07-20.
  10. ^ "Asma Abbass already on her way to recovery | Pakistan Today". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  11. ^ Haider, Sadaf (2016-09-12). "Dil Lagi's final episode gave us the authentic love story other dramas didn't". Images. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  12. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (2017-06-01). "Zahid Ahmed and Armeena Khan's next TV drama is about illegal immigration". Images. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  13. ^ "Drama serial 'Ghughi' of Adnan Siddiqui's Cereal Productions to release in January". Daily Times. 2017-12-31. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  14. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (2018-11-28). "Saheefa Jabbar talks about why new drama 'Beti' is close to her heart". Images. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  15. ^ "Imran Abbas and Ayeza Irfan back together on TV". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  16. ^ NewsBytes. "Ranjha Ranjha Kardi continues to impress on many levels". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  17. ^ Desk, Instep. "Women portraying negative characters on TV". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  18. ^ "Bhabhi Nazar Laga Dengi: Eid Telefilm Cast and Story Starring Hina Dilpazeer, Behroz Sabswari, Asma Abbas". Pakistani Journal. 2020-07-29. Retrieved 2021-09-09.
  19. ^ ib741 (2010-07-02), BUSHRA ANSARI (HAYE MERI ANGOOTHYAN NA JANE KO GAYI KAHAN) PARODY.MP4, retrieved 2019-04-06
  20. ^ "Bushra Ansari, Asma Abbas promotes peace". Business Recorder. 2019-04-05. Retrieved 2019-04-06.
  21. ^ Saad Altaf (2019-04-04), AAO PYAR BANTAIN | Bushra Ansari Song | Asma Abbas | Indo-Pak Relations 2019, retrieved 2019-04-06
  22. ^ Tribune.com.pk (2020-05-21). "Actors unite for 'Ye Watan Tumhara Hai' rendition, paying tribute to unsung heroes". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 2020-05-23.
  23. ^ Ye Watan Tumhara Hai | Shany ft Pakistani Actors and Actresses #TumSeHaiYehWatan, retrieved 2020-05-23

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