Farah Shah

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.[1][2]

Farah Shah
فرح شاہ
Born4 December, 1972
Lahore,Pakistan
NationalityPakistani
OccupationActress, model, presenter
Years active1999–present

CareerEdit

Entering showbiz while young, Shah became a host on a Lollywood music countdown program Yehi To Hai Lolly-wood.[3] 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.[4]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Airing Network Notes
1999 Boota from Toba Tek Singh Mehru PTV World [5]
2000 Chamak Sharmeen PTV Home
2000 Jeevan Nancy PTV Home
2001 Duniya Dari Fauzia PTV Home
2002 Landa Bazar Zohra PTV Home [6]
2006 Mr. & Misses Sara PTV Home
2006 Chashman Chashman PTV Home
2006 Partition Aik Safar Geo TV
2009 Barish Kay Aansoo Sophia Geo TV
2010 Chunri Faizaan PTV Home
2011 Khuda Aur Muhabbat Abrina Geo TV
2012 Sabz Qadam ARY Digital
2012 Shehryar Shehzadi Shaista Urdu 1
2013 Aseerzadi Yasmeen Hum TV
2013 Numm Amtul Jahangir Bakht Geo TV
2014 Bhabhi ARY Digital
2014 Bhool Hum TV
2014 Mohabat Subh Ka Sitara Hai Romaisa's Khala Hum TV
2015 Tamasha Amna Ahmed Hum TV Telefilm[7]
2015 Goya ARY Digital
2015 Tumse Mil Kay Humayun's mother ARY Digital
2015 Mumkin Nageen ARY Digital
2015 Kaanch Ki Guriya Geo TV
2015–2016 Gul-e-Rana Shahida Hum TV
2015–2016 Abro Farzana Hum TV [8]
2016 Jithani Sheyla Hum TV
2016 Bechari Mehrunnisa Geo TV
2016 Khwab Saraye Salma Hum TV
2016 Deewana Amdun Hum TV
2016 Ghayal Hadia's Mother ARY Digital
2016 Piyari Bittu Ruksana Express TV
2016 Choti Si Zindagi Zubaida Irfan Hum TV
2016 Sila Nargis Hum TV
2016 Kitni Girhain Baqi Hain 2 Various Hum TV Anthology series, appeared in Episode 4, 9, 14[9]
2017 Toh Dil Ka Kia Hua Maya's Mother Hum TV
2017 Mere Ajnabi Rabia ARY Digital
2017 Adhoora Bandhan Sarwat Geo TV
2018 Thays Zehra A-Plus TV
2018 Umm-e-Haniya Zeenat Geo TV
2018 Ustani Jee Shaista Hum TV Episode 6
2018 Suno Chanda Naeema Nazakat Ali Hum TV [10]
2018 Rashk Kubra Express TV
2019 Kaisa Hai Naseeban Sofia ARY Digital [11]
2019 Bandish Sumbul ARY Digital [12]
2019 Do Tola Pyar Naseema Play Entertainment TV
2019 Choti Choti Batain Salma Hum TV Episode 1–4[13]
2019 Suno Chanda 2 Naeema Nazakat Ali Hum TV [14]
2020 Prem Gali Haseena ARY Digital

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Work Award Category Result
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
2016 Abro Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Farah Shah Biography | Tv.com.pk". Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  2. ^ Khan, Sheeba (18 February 2019). "Don't watch TV drama Bandish alone if you're easily spooked". DAWN. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Farah Shah Biography". Celebrities Biography. Archived from the original on 25 November 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  4. ^ "What is #InkaarKaro and why is it necessary for Pakistan?". The Express Tribune. 24 November 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  5. ^ "I'm lucky I have worked with Khalilur Rehman. His dialogues are the best: Imran Ashraf". Daily Times. 14 December 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Sequal to 'Landa Bazaar,' 'Lal Ishq' airs 15 years after the original | Pakistan Today". Pakistan Today. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  7. ^ Jawaid, Wajiha (18 September 2015). "Soniya Hussain is ready to steal the show with 'Tamasha'". HIP. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  8. ^ Farooqui, Kiran (1 January 2016). "Hum TV's 'Abroo' is about a spoiled teenager". HIP. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  9. ^ Staff, DAWN (20 February 2017). "PEMRA issues notice to Hum TV drama 'Kitni Girhain Baki Hain' for homosexual content". Images. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Farhan Saeed thanks fans for showering love on 'Suno Chanda' | Pakistan Today". Pakistan Today. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  11. ^ "'The character I am playing has a journey', shares Ramsha Khan about her upcoming drama series "Mangharat"". Oyeyeah. 17 September 2018. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  12. ^ Khan, Sheeba (2 February 2019). "Review: This black magic TV drama is a Pakistani horror fan's delight". DAWN. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  13. ^ "Angeline strikes back with 'Choti Choti Baatein'". The Nation. 8 March 2019. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  14. ^ "Suno Chanda is back". The Nation. 7 May 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2019.

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