Nida Pasha, better known as Nida Yasir, is a Pakistani television host, former actress and model known for her role as Saima in the television drama Hum Tum. She also hosts the morning television show Good Morning Pakistan at ARY Digital.[1]

Nida
Born
Nida Pasha

(1972-10-12) 12 October 1972 (age 49)
Nationalitypakistani
OccupationTelevision host, actor
Spouse(s)Yasir Nawaz (m. present)
ChildrenFarid,Silah,Balaj
Parent(s)Kazim Pasha (father)
RelativesDanish Nawaz (brother-in-law) Sawera Pasha(sister)

FamilyEdit

She is the daughter of television directors-producers Kazim Pasha and Fehmida Nasreen.[2]

CareerEdit

Yasir started her career as a producer and model. Later she joined ARY Digital when Shaista Wahidi accepted offer from Geo TV for a morning show and left ARY Digital. She is now hosting the morning show Good Morning Pakistan on ARY Digital .[3] She also works in drama serials on different TV channels.

In 2015, Yasir produced her first feature film Wrong No., directed and also produced by her husband Yasir Nawaz.[4]

ControversiesEdit

In 2015, Yasir invited fellow actor Shabbir Jan on her show and during a game show, caused him to storm out, prompting the other guest Saud to go after him. Yasir later claimed that this was an act propagated to boost show ratings. [5]

In 2020, in an interview with the parents of a rape victim, Yasir asked the couple insensitive questions regarding the rape and eventual murder. This was met with widespread criticism, with the hashtag #BanNidaYasir trending on Pakistani twitter-space. [6]

Nida Yasir generated further controversy in 2021 when a 2016 clip from her morning show went viral on the internet. In the interview, she displayed a lack of background research by repeatedly asking questions that undermined the achievements of her guests, who were graduate students going to Formula student in USA. [7]

TelevisionEdit

HostEdit

ProducerEdit

  • Baal Baal Bach Gaye

ActorEdit

Year Title Network
2009 Nadaaniyaan Geo TV
2010 Hum Tum Geo TV
2013 Yeh Zindagi Hai Geo TV

FilmsEdit

As producerEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biography of Nida Yasir and her casts in dramas". tv.com.pk. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Spotlight: Coming full circle" (18 August 2012), Dawn News. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  3. ^ "During a show with Fatima and Kanwar". insightPakistan.com. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  4. ^ Alavi, Umair (15 July 2015). "7 things you didn't know about upcoming flick Wrong Number". dawn.com. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  5. ^ "It Was A Drama by Shabbir Jan to Leave Nida Yasir's Show, Watch The Real Video". UNewsTv. Retrieved 21 September 2021.
  6. ^ Staff, Images (17 September 2020). "Twitter slams Nida Yasir for asking insensitive questions from minor rape victim's parents". Images. Retrieved 21 September 2021.
  7. ^ https://images.dawn.com/news/1188340

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