Sunday, July 10, 2011

Bushra Ansari Biography

Bushra Ansari Biography


Bushra Ansari was born in Karachi on 15 May 1956, She is the daughter of eminent journalist and writer Ahmad Bashir. Bushra studied in Lahore at Lady Griffin School and then she did intermediate from famous Lahore College for Women University, completed her BA in 1977 from Waqarunnisa College in Rawalpindi.
On 11 June 1978 Bushra married TV producer Iqbal Ansari, who encouraged her to resume acting. Together her and Ansari have two daughters. Her older daughter Nariman Ansari is a photographer who focuses on portraiture and photojournalism. Her younger daughter, Meera Ansari, is a model and also a painter. She recently appeared in singer Amanat Ali's music video, Kohram and also in an advertising campaign with her son and mother for 'Pampers'.
As a nine year old, she decided that she wanted to be on television, and forced her mother to take her to Pakistan Television's Lahore station. She joined a group of children in a children's music show 'Kaliyon Kee Maala' on PTV and started singing on it regularly. Eventually when her parents moved to Islamabad, she met the legendary puppeteer Farooq Qaiser and he asked her to join his show for children 'Kaliyaan' which included his legendary characters Uncle Sargam, Haiga, and Maasee Museebtay. She was the voice of 'Sharmeelee' a small lamb in the show. And would occasionally do songs for other characters as well. Her first drama acting appearance was in one of Iqbal Ansari's productions, and since then she has appeared in many legendary programmes, including Angan Terha, Show Time, Fifty Fifty, Show Sha, Rang Tarang, and Emergency Ward.Bushra is a very popular and versatile actress, equally at ease with comedy or serious drama. She is an excellent singer, a lively compere, and a gifted mimic. She has also worked as a model. And has also written some very popular drama serials and plays including 'Neeli Dhoop' which was also her first script. And 'Makaan' and 'Kucch Dil nay Kaha'. Her most recently screened serial was produced by GEO under Iqbal Ansari's supervision, called 'Dil hai Chhota sa' and it was the highest rated drama serial of that period. Bushra has visited many countries and won many awards, including the Pride of Performance Award in 1989 and presidential award from Pervez Musharraf, as well as a Women's achievement award from Benazir bhutto.. Bushra Ansari hosted a television show Brunch with Bushra on Geo TV which featured in depth personal conversations with personalities from sports, showbusiness, and politics. The show was On Air every Sunday. One of her most important interviews was that of Pakistani Politician Altaf Hussain.

Bushra Ansari
Bushra Ansari

1 comment:

  1. I like and respect your diverse talent very much.I like to suggest one thing that when people get older they need to dress up modestly.We have to return to Allah Tala. You should not wear low necks (as you wore in Lux award) and sleeveless shirts. agay apki marzi.

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