Farah Shah is a Pakistani television actress and former model. She made her acting debut with a role of Mehru in PTV World's classic series Boota From Toba Tek Singh (1999). Shah's career span for more than 20 years. She worked in various hits of Urdu Television including Landa Bazar (2002), Chashman (2006), Khuda Aur Muhabbat (2011), Numm (2013), Gul-e-Rana (2015), Choti Si Zindagi (2016), Toh Dil Ka Kiya Hua (2017), Suno Chanda (2018). Her performance as antagonist in Mohabbat Subh Ka Sitara Hai (2013) and Abro (2016) earned her a nomination for Hum Award in a negative role category. Currently, she is playing a role of Naeema in Hum TV's Suno Chanda 2.
|Born||4 December, 1972|
|Occupation||Actress, model, presenter|
Entering showbiz while young, Shah became a host on a Lollywood music countdown program Yehi To Hai Lolly-wood. She then pursued acting from Boota from Toba Tek Singh being one of her earliest appearances in drama series. In 2018, she made a cameo appearance in Angeline Malik's social initiative Inkaar Karo for raising awareness about women empowerment in Pakistan.
|1999||Boota from Toba Tek Singh||Mehru||PTV World|||
|2001||Duniya Dari||Fauzia||PTV Home|
|2002||Landa Bazar||Zohra||PTV Home|||
|2006||Mr. & Misses||Sara||PTV Home|
|2006||Partition Aik Safar||Geo TV|
|2009||Barish Kay Aansoo||Sophia||Geo TV|
|2011||Khuda Aur Muhabbat||Abrina||Geo TV|
|2012||Sabz Qadam||ARY Digital|
|2012||Shehryar Shehzadi||Shaista||Urdu 1|
|2013||Numm||Amtul Jahangir Bakht||Geo TV|
|2014||Mohabat Subh Ka Sitara Hai||Romaisa's Khala||Hum TV|
|2015||Tamasha||Amna Ahmed||Hum TV||Telefilm|
|2015||Tumse Mil Kay||Humayun's mother||ARY Digital|
|2015||Kaanch Ki Guriya||Geo TV|
|2016||Bechari Mehrunnisa||Geo TV|
|2016||Khwab Saraye||Salma||Hum TV|
|2016||Ghayal||Hadia's Mother||ARY Digital|
|2016||Piyari Bittu||Ruksana||Express TV|
|2016||Choti Si Zindagi||Zubaida Irfan||Hum TV|
|2016||Kitni Girhain Baqi Hain 2||Various||Hum TV||Anthology series, appeared in Episode 4, 9, 14|
|2017||Toh Dil Ka Kia Hua||Maya's Mother||Hum TV|
|2017||Mere Ajnabi||Rabia||ARY Digital|
|2017||Adhoora Bandhan||Sarwat||Geo TV|
|2018||Ustani Jee||Shaista||Hum TV||Episode 6|
|2018||Suno Chanda||Naeema Nazakat Ali||Hum TV|||
|2019||Kaisa Hai Naseeban||Sofia||ARY Digital|||
|2019||Do Tola Pyar||Naseema||Play Entertainment TV|
|2019||Choti Choti Batain||Salma||Hum TV||Episode 1–4|
|2019||Suno Chanda 2||Naeema Nazakat Ali||Hum TV|||
|2020||Prem Gali||Haseena||ARY Digital|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2000-2001||Yehi Tau Hai Lollywood||PTV World Award||Best Host||Won|
|2014||Muhabbat Subha Ka Sitara Hai||Hum Award||Best Actor in a Negative Role||Nominated|
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