Mehar Bano

Mehar Bano (Urdu: مہر بانو‎) is a Pakistani actress. She has played the role of Umama in social-drama Daagh for which she received a nomination for Best Actress at Lux Style Awards.[1] She also played the roles of Batool in ARY Digital's Balaa (2018) and Anoushay in Mere Paas Tum Ho (2019).

Mehar Bano
Mehar Bano

13 April 1994
Years active2011–present
Known forChurails
Notable work
Miss Fire


Bano is known for her work in television dramas. She has played the lead role of Umama in ARY Digital's Daagh (2012) for which she was nominated for Best Television Actress at the 13th Lux Style Awards.[2] She further appeared in a leading role in Miss Fire (2013), Uff Yeh Mohabbat (2014) and Bunty I love You (2014).[3]

Her other appearances include Mor Mahal,[4][5] Lashkara,[6] Balaa.[7][8][9] In 2018, she made her film debut with Motorcycle Girl.[10][11] She has established her dancing and theatre institute at Karachi namely "Sway Dance Project" where training is given to young people regarding acting and dancing.[12]


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Daagh Umama Nominated–Lux Style Awards for Best Television Actress[2]
2014 Miss Fire Kashaf
Uff Yeh Mohabbat Dilkash
Bunty I Love You Beenish
2016 Mor Mohal Mehar
2018 Lashkara Nikki
Balaa Batool; Taimoor's sister
2019 Mere Paas Tum Ho Anushay; Mehwish's friend
2020 Ghalati Shanzay
Web Series
2020 Churails Zubaida Released on Zee5
2018 Motorcycle Girl Debut film


  1. ^ Desk, Entertainment (2014-08-13). "2014 Lux Style Awards: Meet the nominees!". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  2. ^ a b Desk, Entertainment (2014-12-04). "13th Lux Style awards: And the winners are..." DAWN. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  3. ^ "Miss Fire drama geo latest episode - HarPal Geo.TV". Geo TV. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  4. ^ Siddique, Sadaf (2016-06-01). "Why Mor Mahal is proving to be a hard sell to Pakistani audiences". DAWN. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  5. ^ "Top 10 dramas of 2016 that held us twiddling". The Nation. 2016-12-25. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  6. ^ "Oye Yeah Gives You 5 Reasons Why Lashkara Is A Must Watch!". Oyeyeah. 2018-04-03. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  7. ^ NewsBytes. "Bilal Khan and Ushna Shah-starrer Balaa goes on air tonight". The News International. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  8. ^ Haider, Sadaf (2018-09-20). "Review: In Balaa, Ushna Shah's negativity is her biggest strength". DAWN. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  9. ^ "Big Bang Entertainment all set to present 'Balaa'". The Nation. 2018-06-01. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  10. ^ "Movie Review: Motorcycle Girl". Newsline. Retrieved 2019-04-22.
  11. ^ NewsBytes. "Sohai Ali Abro-starrer Motorcycle Girl is up on iflix". The News. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  12. ^ "Mehar Bano on Instagram: "We're looking for performers/dancers/actors to join our dance troupe. If you think you've got what it takes, DM @swaydanceproject right…"". Instagram. Retrieved 2019-05-22.

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