Nazish Jahangir (Born نازش جہانگیر ) is a Pakistani television actress. She is known for her role as Zoya in Thays, Faiza in Tohmat, Nimra in Kam Zarf and Shameela in Kahin Deep Jaley.[1] Jahangir has been nominated as a Best Emerging Talent in TV at Lux Style Awards.[2] Other than acting, she is known for her work as a mental health awareness activist. Jahangir has also been on the cover of a number of leading magazines in Pakistan.[3][4]

Nazish Jahangir
نازش جہانگیر
Jahangir in 2022
Born (1994-04-28) 28 April 1994 (age 30)
NationalityPakistani
OccupationActress
Years active2017 – present

Early life and career edit

Born and raised in Islamabad, she initially graduated in fine arts and fashion designing,[1] and after being encouraged by Jamal Shah, her professor, renowned artist and founder of Hunerkada, to pursue a career in performing arts, Jahangir moved to Karachi and started doing commercial theatre with Anwar Maqsood in 2015.[5]

She made her TV debut in 2017 with Bharosa. Jahangir has also appeared in Kahin Deep Jaley, Alif, Allah Aur Insaan, Tohmat, Thays, Kam Zardari, Beparwah, Dard Rukta Nahi, Ghamandi, Inaam-e-Mohabbat, Berukhi, Teri Behisi, Saraab and Meray Mohsin.[citation needed]

In 2020, the actress revealed that she has been battling PTSD for the last 10 years, and continues to struggle with mental health issues.[6]

In 2022, Jahangir made her film debut opposite Sami Khan with movie Lafengay.

In 2024, She appeared in romantic comedy film Poppay Ki Wedding along with Khushhal Khan.

Filmography edit

Television edit

Key
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Year Title Role Network Notes Ref(s)
2017 Bharosa Samia ARY Digital [1]
2018 Alif Allah Aur Insaan Roshni Hum TV [1]
2019 Khatakaar Mehwish Play Entertainment [1]
2018 Tohmat Faiza Geo Entertainment [1]
2018 Gali Mein Chand Nikla Shaista TV One [1]
2018 Thays Zoya A-Plus Entertainment [1]
2019 Haqeeqat Safaa A-Plus Entertainment Episode "Malal" [7]
2019 Kam Zarf Nimra; Azar's love interest Geo Entertainment [1]
2019 Makafaat Chutnisha Geo Entertainment Episode "Nidamat"
2019 Meray Mohsin Sidra Geo Entertainment [1]
2019 Beparwah Chuchi Parvez Express TV [1]
2019 Kahin Deep Jaley Shameela Geo Entertainment Main Antagonist [8][9]
2019 Dard Rukta Nahi Express TV [10]
2020 Makafaat season 2 Rubab Geo Entertainment Episode "Doulat Ka Ghamand"
2020 Saraab Namal Hum TV
2020 Dil Tanha Tanha Mirha Hum TV
2020 Ghamandi Kubra Express TV
2021 Berukhi Maira ARY Digital
2021 Uff Ye Biwiyaan Geeti ARY Digital
2021 Teri Behisi Geo Entertainment
2022 Inaam e Mohabbat Anaya Geo Entertainment
2023 Jinzada Abiha Geo Entertainment[citation needed] [11]
2024 Ishqaway Zoya Geo Entertainment
Fanaa Green Entertainment

Films edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2022 Lafangey Opposite Sami Khan
2024 Poppay Ki Wedding Unknown girl/Aysha Released [12]

Other appearances edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2018 Mazaaq Raat As Guest Hosted by Abrar-ul-Haq
2021 Uff Ye Biwiyaan Lead role
2023 Shadi Say Pehle Short Telefilm
Hasna Mana Hai As Guest Hosted by Tabish Hashmi
Woh Raat Short telefilm
2024 Bin Bulaye Mehmaan Telefilm on Aur Life [13]

Awards and nominations edit

Year Work Award Category Result Ref.
2021 Kahin Deep Jaley Lux Style Awards Best Emerging Talent Nominated [14]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Shabbir, Buraq. "Introducing Nazish Jahangir". The News International. Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  2. ^ Hussain, Sharmeen (15 October 2022). "Lux Style Awards 2022 Nominations Out Now". Daily Nation Pakistan. Retrieved 15 October 2022.
  3. ^ Siddiqui, Haddiqua. "Nazish Jahangir responds to alleged affair with Mohsin Abbas Haider". The Express Tribune.
  4. ^ "Nazish Jahangir opens up about Mohsin Abbas controversy". Daily Pakistan Global. 26 July 2022. Retrieved 28 October 2022.
  5. ^ "Nazish Jahangir talks accidental TV debut, reveals beauty secrets". Daily Times. 28 October 2020. Retrieved 15 October 2022.
  6. ^ Web Desk (12 February 2020). "Nazish Jahangir opens up about her mental health struggles". ARY NEWS. Retrieved 15 October 2022.
  7. ^ "Malal - Haqeeqat | Shameen Khan, Azfar Rehman, Nazish Jahangir", A-Plus TV, retrieved 11 June 2020
  8. ^ "'Kahin Deep Jalay' receives high ratings as the unique love story comes to an end". Daily Times. 16 May 2020. Retrieved 11 June 2020.
  9. ^ Ahmad, Fouzia Nasir (20 October 2019). "THE TUBE - Kahin Deep Jalay". DAWN. Retrieved 11 June 2020.
  10. ^ "Feroza makes her debut as lead character with drama serial 'Dard Rukta Nahi'". Daily Times. 26 June 2019. Retrieved 11 June 2020.
  11. ^ "Jinzada". Har Pal Geo. 17 August 2023.
  12. ^ "Khushhal Khan's First Film Poppay Ki Wedding Trailer Out | Reviewit.pk". reviewit.pk. 4 April 2024. Retrieved 13 April 2024.
  13. ^ "Bin Bulaye Mehmaan". Aur Life. 26 April 2024.
  14. ^ Images Staff (26 August 2021). "Lux Style Awards announces nominations for its 20th edition". Images. Retrieved 18 August 2022.

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