Meesha Shafi

Meesha Shafi

Meesha Shafi  (born December 1, 1981 Lahore) is a Pakistani actress, model and a singer who works in Bollywood, Hollywood, Lollywood. She made her acting debut in 2012 Hollywood film with Mira Nair's The Reluctant Fundamentalist. In same year she appeared in her first Pakistani film Waar directed by Bilal Lashari. She became a household name after her super hit song with Arif Lohar on Coke Studio Alif Allah (Jugni) became a runaway hit,.

Meesha's step in in the industry was at the age of 17 when she starred opposite Jawad Ahmed in the video Bin Teray Kya Hai Jeena which was nationally adored. She started her modelling career soon after. In 2011, female model Meesha Shafi became the brand spokesperson of L’Oreal Paris Pakistan.She has featured in many Pakistani magazines and international publications as high brow as L'Officiel and Vogue.

Shafi has acted in television programs such as Muhabbat Khawab Ki Soorat and Ye Zindagi To Woh Nahi. Her first breakthrough in the movies was in Hollywood, Mira Nairs adaptation of Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist alongside Kate Hudson, Liev Schreiber, Riz Ahmed, Kiefer Sutherland and Om Puri.

 She returned to Coke Studio (Season 5) in 2012 in which she sang "Ishq Aap Bhi Awalla" with the Chakwalees, and sang a ghazal by Faiz Ahmad Faiz, "Dasht-e-Tanhai". She has also contributed to the soundtrack of The Reluctant Fundamentalist in a track produced by her husband, musician Mahmood Rahman.


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