Hiba Qadir better known as Hiba Bukhari (born 10 April 1988) is a Pakistani actress.[3] She is known for her role as Seemal[4] in Hum TV's Thori Si Wafa (2017), for which she won the Hum Award for Best Soap Actress and got recognition through her role.[5]

Hiba Bukhari
Qadir in 2022
Hiba Qadir

(1988-04-10) 10 April 1988 (age 36)[1]
EducationBachelor's in Commerce
Alma materSt. Joseph college for women
Years active2015–present
(m. 2022)

She has also played leading roles in Deewangi (2019), Fitoor (2021), Inteha e Ishq (2021), Meray Humnasheen (2022),[6] Tere Ishq Ke Naam (2023) and is currently seen in ARY Digital's Radd and Geo Entertainment's Jaan Nisar.[7][8]

Early life and education edit

Hiba was born in Karachi to a Sindhi family on 10 April 1988.[1] She obtained her F.Sc from Jinnah Government College in Nazimabad.[9]

Career edit

Debut and success (2015–2018) edit

After making her acting debut in 2015 with a recurring role in Syed Mohammad Ahmed's Teri Meri Jodi,[10] Bukhari appeared in a supporting role of a cunning neighbor in 2016 in Iqra Aziz and Shehzad Sheikh's highly rated Choti Si Zindagi.[11]

In 2017, she appeared as the titular Bano in her first lead role in Geo TV's Bholi Bano alongside Syed Jibran and Arez Ahmed. The series was highly rated.[10][12] The same year, she played the leading role of a poverty-stricken working woman in Hum TV's soap opera Thori Si Wafa, for which she received the Hum Award for Best Soap Actress at the 6th Hum Awards.[10][13]

Her first role in 2018 was that of a mischievous college student in Silsilay opposite Junaid Khan earning her little recognition, and she later appeared in A-Plus TV's Haara Dil opposite Danish Taimoor.[14][15]

Deewangi and its recognition (2019–2020) edit

In 2019, she played the girl next door in Geo TV's Ramz-e-Ishq,[16] and later appeared in her breakthrough role as a headstrong bus hostess in Deewangi. The series marked her second on-screen appearance with Danish Taimoor and earned her a Lux Style Award for Best Television Actress nomination.[17][18][19]

She made her second appearance with Syed Jibran and Arez Ahmed in her only appearance in 2020 on Hum TV's Tarap, where she played a damsel in distress.[20][16]

Experimental roles and success (2021–present) edit

In 2021, she played a married woman with a past opposite Faysal Quraishi and Wahaj Ali in Geo TV's Fitoor.[19] It was followed by two unnoticed roles opposite Junaid Khan in A-Plus TV's Inteha e Ishq and ARY Digital's Berukhi.[21]

In 2022, she appeared as a determined Pashtun medical student in Geo TV's Meray Humnasheen.[22] The same year, her performance as a mother of two seeking divorce from her husband in Hum TV's Pehchaan received critical praise.[22][23] She then made her fifth on-screen appearance with real-life partner Arez Ahmed in Aan TV's Ishq Nahin Aasan.[20]

Her first role in 2023 was that of the sopilt daughter of a rich and influential father in ARY Digital's Tere Ishq Ke Naam opposite Zaviyar Nauman Ijaz and Usama Khan. Bukhari then appeared as a strong-headed school teacher in Hashim Nadeem's written Jhok Sarkar opposite Farhan Saeed.[24][25]

Filmography edit

Television edit

Year Title Role Network Ref Notes
2015 – 2016 Teri Meri Jodi Jarya Geo Entertainment [10] Debut series
2016 – 2017 Choti Si Zindagi Saiqa HUM TV [26]
2017 Bholi Bano Bano Geo Entertainment [12] Debut as lead actress
2017 – 2018 Thori Si Wafa Seemal HUM TV [13]
2018 Silsilay Hira Geo Entertainment [14]
Haara Dil Momina A-Plus Entertainment [27]
2019 – 2020 Ramz-e-Ishq Roshni Wajahat Ali Geo Entertainment [28]
Deewangi Nageen Faiyyaz Geo Entertainment [18]
2020 Tarap Zunairah HUM TV [16]
2021 Fitoor Dilnasheen Geo Entertainment [19]
2021 – 2022 Inteha e Ishq Rida A-Plus Entertainment [21]
Berukhi Sabeen ARY Digital [29]
2022 Meray Humnasheen Khajista Dilawar Khan Geo Entertainment [22]
Pehchaan Sharmeen/Kuki HUM TV [22]
2022 – 2023 Ishq Nahin Aasan Zara Aan TV [20]
2023 Tere Ishq Ke Naam Ruthba ARY Digital [30]
Jhok Sarkar Sassi HUM TV [24]
2024 – present Radd Emaan ARY Digital [31]
2024 – present Jaan Nisar Dua Geo Entertainment [32]

Telefilms and other appearances edit

Year Title Role Network Notes
2017 Yeh Ishq Hai (Segment: Teri Meri Kahani) Farwa HUM TV Anthology series
2020 Lo Pakray Gaye Haniya Geo Entertainment Telefilm opposite Muneeb Butt
2020 BOL Nights with Ahsan Khan Herself BOL Entertainment Celebrity Talk Show
2020 Jeeway Pakistan Herself Express Entertainment Game Show
2021 Chahat Fiza See Prime Short film opposite Imran Abbas
2021 Zoya Nay Haan Kardi Zoya Geo Entertainment Telefilm opposite Agha Ali
2022 Dream Villa Ki Confused Love Story Rushna ARY Digital Teleflim opposite Arez Ahmed

Awards and nominations edit

Year Work Category Result Ref.
Lux Style Awards
2021 Deewangi Best TV Actress - Viewer's choice Nominated [19]
2022 Meray Humnasheen Best TV Actress - Viewer's choice Nominated [22]
Hum Awards
2018 Thori Si Wafa Best Soap Actress Won [13]
Pakistan International Screen Awards
2021 Deewangi Best TV Actress - Popular Nominated [33]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Hiba Bukhari enchants the audience with her singing skills". Daily Pakistan. 4 October 2021. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Hiba Bukhari makes traditional Nikkah bride for Arez Ahmed". The News International (newspaper). 7 January 2022. Retrieved 7 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Radd could redefine what we expect from TV dramas altogether". 30 April 2024.
  4. ^ "Hiba Bukhari's Biggest Disappointment in Her Fans". 23 January 2022.
  5. ^ "Jaan Nisar Episode 1 & 2 Leave Public Impressed". 12 May 2024.
  6. ^ "Ahsan Khan's character in 'Meray Humnasheen' called out for stereotyping Pashtuns". Express Tribune. 17 May 2022.
  7. ^ Pakeeza Dar (16 January 2024). "Deewangi Couple Danish Taimoor And Hiba Bukhari Upcoming".
  8. ^ "Jaan Nisar – Cast, Schedule And Timings". 11 May 2024.
  9. ^ "Hiba Bukhari, Husband Arez Ahmed Pose For Romantic Eid Clicks". 10 April 2024.
  10. ^ a b c d Maheen Aziz (14 July 2020). "Hiba Bukhari". You. The News International. Archived from the original on 3 August 2020. Retrieved 6 August 2023.
  11. ^ "TV plays that ruled the ratings chart in April". The News International. 19 May 2017.
  12. ^ a b Shabbir, Buraq. "TV plays that ruled the ratings chart in April". The News International. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  13. ^ a b c "Hum Awards 2018: All the winners - Daily Times". Daily Times. 29 July 2018. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  14. ^ a b "Drama series 'Silsilay' begins on Geo". The News International. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  15. ^ "anish Taimoor turns actor-producer for upcoming drama Haara Dil". 24 March 2018.
  16. ^ a b c Aamir javed Story. "Hiba Bukari - Tarap Drama is Coming on HUM TV". www.mediachowk.com. Archived from the original on 23 March 2020. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  17. ^ "Lux Style Awards announces nominations for its 20th edition". Dawn Images. 26 August 2021.
  18. ^ a b NewsBytes. "Deewangi to go on air later this year". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
  19. ^ a b c d Web Desk (16 September 2021). "Hiba Bukhari: 'I cannot recall any drama of mine that did not receive good ratings'". The News International. Retrieved 6 August 2023.
  20. ^ a b c "Hiba and Arez Ahmed pair up for 'Ishq Nahi Asan'". Daily Times. 15 September 2022.
  21. ^ a b Irfan ul Haq (5 August 2021). "Junaid Khan and Hiba Bukhari are ready to entertain with their upcoming drama Inteha-e-Ishq". Dawn Images.
  22. ^ a b c d e "Hiba Bukhari talks about her drama 'Pehchaan'". Bol News. 4 October 2022. Event occurs at 09:32 pm. Archived from the original on 26 October 2022.
  23. ^ Ameera Mehmood (12 June 2022). "Identity Crisis". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 21 June 2022.
  24. ^ a b "Farhan Saeed, Hiba Bukhari to star in upcoming drama". Daily Pakistan. 31 March 2023. Retrieved 2 July 2023.
  25. ^ "Hiba Bukhari to play a 'nice, shy village girl' opposite Farhan Saeed in upcoming drama". Images by Dawn. 5 May 2023. Retrieved 6 August 2023.
  26. ^ Irfan Ul Haq (22 December 2017). "Iqra Aziz and Shahzad Sheikh pair up again for upcoming serial". Images.
  27. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (24 March 2018). "Danish Taimoor turns actor-producer for upcoming drama Haara Dil". DAWN. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  28. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (2 July 2019). "Mikaal Zulfiqar's upcoming drama is about a childhood love story". DAWN. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  29. ^ "Berukhi: Impressive Launch With Impactful Performances] Galaxy Lollywood,". 16 September 2021.
  30. ^ "Tere Ishq Ke Naam Last Episode – Fans Praise The Ending". 12 October 2023.
  31. ^ "Sheheryar Munawar, Hiba Bukhari come together for 'Radd' – Watch teaser". arynews.tv. 26 March 2024.
  32. ^ Sher Alam (17 January 2024). "Hiba Bukhari and Danish Taimoor Set to Rekindle Their Onscreen Magic in 'Jaan Nisar'".
  33. ^ "PISA 2021 announces nominations in 24 categories". Express Tribune. 6 September 2021.

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