Ushna Shah is a Pakistani actress who works in Urdu cinema and television. Shah had her first critical success with the thriller Bashar Momin. She rose to prominence by featuring as the female lead in several critically acclaimed serials, including Duaa, Neelam Kinaray, Ab Kar Meri Rafugari, Thoda Sa Aasman, Lashkara & Ru Baru Ishq Tha.
Shah received further recognition for playing against type in the spiritual drama Alif Allah Aur Insaan that earned her a Hum Award for Best Negative Actor and the psychological thriller Balaa for which she received nomination for Best Actress at Lux Style Awards. In 2017, she appeared as a guest in the film, Punjab Nahi Jaungi.
Actress, Host, Model
Birthday / Date of Birth
Ushna Shah was born on the 12th of February 1990, in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
She’s currently 30 years old.
Ushna completed O’ Level in Pakistan. Then she went to Canada to complete her higher school level. Ushna attended Yoke University, Canada in the pursuit of her higher education. Due to her passion for acting, she decided to drop out the University.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Ismat Tahira
- Siblings – Shah Sharabeel (Brother) and Irsa Ghazal (Sister)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Ushna Shah has dated –
Ushna has largely opted to keep her personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about her love life and dating history.
- In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
- In centimeters – 168 cm
- In meters – 1.68 m
- In Kilograms – 56 kg
- In Pounds – 124 lbs
- Measurements – 34-26-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 26 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 33B
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 5 (US).
Ushna is best known for her role in Bashar Momin. She received further recognition for playing against type in the spiritual drama Alif Allah Aur Insaan that earned her a Hum Award for Best Negative Actor and the psychological thriller Balaa for which she received nomination for Best Actress at Lux Style Awards.
In 2016, Ushna made her first film debut as Esha in the romantic-comedy action film, Teri Meri Love Story directed by Jawad Bashir. It was co-produced and distributed by Summit Entertainment, Hum Films.
In 2013, Ushna started her career as a TV actress in a romantic series, Mere Khwabon Ka Diya with the co-actor/actress Danish Taimoor and Sajal Ali. Ushna is the Best Emerging Talent Female at the 4th Pakistan Media Awards for Mere Khwabon Ka Diya.
Ushna Shah has done endorsement work for brand such as Nickie Nina and has done campaigns for various lawn brands such as Jahanara.
Ushna’s affiliation with Humayun Saeed created a lot of buzz and she received severe backlash for it from Humayun Saeed’s fans. The news was widespread as Humayun’s wife Samina also got involved in this controversy. Ushna later explained everything when she appeared on Tonite with HSY. Ushna is quite vocal and doesn’t shy away from sharing her opinions. Ushna’s status updates about veteran actor Badar Khalil and Ramadan Hypocrisy of directors/actors/actresses received a lot of attention as well.
Ushna Shah Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Osman Khalid Butt
- Favorite Actress – Karisma Kapoor
- Favorite Singer – Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
- Favorite Color – Red, White
- Favorite Food – Fast Food, Rice
Ushna Shah Net worth
Ushna Shah has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2020.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ushna Shah
- Ushna earned her a Hum Award for Best Negative Actor and she received nomination for Best Actress at Lux Style Awards.
- She wrote on Facebook criticising what she said was the trend of various talk shows using Ramadan to cash in on television rating points.
- Ushna is an avid animal lover and a strong advocate for better treatment of animals in Pakistan.
- In 2014, she had her first critical success with the thriller mega serial, Bashar Momin starred with Faisal Qureshi.
- In 2015, Ushna made her acting with the drama serial, Duaa in which she played the role of Duaa.
- In 2016, Ushna played the role as Taban Sultan in the TV series, Ab Kar Meri Rafugari.
- In 2017, Ushna starred in the first online Pakistani comedy film, Oye Kuch Kar Guzar powered by D-juice Pakistan.
- In 2018, she made her acting with the romantic TV serial, Ru Baru Ishq Tha directed by Furqan Khan.
- In 2019, Ushna portrays role of Pinky in the comedy television film, Pinky Ka Dulha which aired on Hum TV.
- In 2020, Ushna made her acting with the drama series, Dikhawa in which she played the role of Rabia.