Her grandfather, Hamid Akhtar, was a novelist and newspaper columnist. Reuniting with producer Rohail Hyatt after a decade of Coke Studio super hits, Jugni, Chori Chori, Dhasht-e-Tanhai and Ishq Aap Bhi Awalla; Meesha proudly proclaims that the national music platform changed her life and the face of Pakistani music across the globe, forever. Paul Atreides is the son of an aristocratic family on the planet Caladan but then they move to planet Arrakis ... Meesha Shafi’s case granted leave by the Supreme Court. Meesha, who shot to fame with the popular music show Coke Studio Pakistan, knows Ali Zafar for a long time. On Monday, Ali Zafar, singer and actor filed an FIR against Meesha Shafi, and eight others for defaming him on social media and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) cybercrime wing booked their names for their alleged involvement in a smear campaign against Zafar. Meesha Shafi is the dauther of the well known actress Saba Hameed. She was a competitive swimmer and had won a gold medal in diving. Meesha Shafi, the pop-artist had filed a case of harassment on Ali Zafar, accusing him of assault of many kinds. Meesha Shafi is well talented and gorgeous a Pakistani actress, version, and a singer. Meesa did her primary education from Lahore Grammer School. 'Manto' was released on 11 September 2015. Shafi had a minor role and appeared in only two scenes in the film in the role of the male lead's sister. She made her film debut with Mira Nair's 2012 Hollywood film, The Reluctant Fundamentalist (based on Mohsin Hamid's novel of the same name), alongside Kate Hudson and Riz Ahmed. She appeared in 1 Hollywood named The reluctant fundamentalist and 1 Bollywood movie named Bhaag millka bhaag. Her mother, Saba Hameed, is a Pakistani TV actress. The movie won her the 'Best Supporting Actress' award at the ARY Film Awards in 2014. Ayesha Omer is the host of the season.[12]. [9], In 2018 Meesha Shafi accused actor Ali Zafar of sexual harassment. In April 2013, Shafi joined Strings, Ali Azmat, Shahzad Hasan and Alamgir as a judge and mentor on the singing talent show Cornetto Music Icons, aired on ARY Digital. Her mother, Saba Hameed, is a Pakistani TV actress. Listen to "Amrit" now only on #VELOSoundStation where #PopDontStop. Hailing from a family of thinkers, writers and artists, she is the daughter of veteran actress 'Saba Hameed' and inherited her writing genes from her grandfather, Hameed Akhtar, a revolutionary, Urdu writer who ran the ' Progressive writer's movement' for many years. She then appeared in Geo TV serial Ye Zindagi To Woh Nahi in 2007. In 2016, Shafi has a lead role in the TV costume drama Mor Mahal which is set in the mid-19th century. FIA Declares Meesha Shafi Guilty of Spreading False Accusations Against Ali Zafar The complaint was filed by Ali Zafar in November, 2018. by Yusra Rafiq December 16, 2020, 12:42 pm Shafi also went on to judge Season 3 and 4 of Pepsi Battle of the Bands! [citation needed] She returned to Coke Studio (Season 5) in 2012 when she sang "Ishq Aap Bhi Awalla" with the Chakwalees and sang a ghazal by Faiz Ahmad Faiz, "Dasht-e-Tanhai". Shafi sang along with the internationally acclaimed folk singer Arif Lohar on Coke Studio Pakistan Season 3, with the song "Alif Allah (Jugni)". Nearly all the family members of Meesha Shafi belong to the showbiz field of Pakistan. Family Life She was born in Lahore, Pakistan to Syed Pervaiz Shafi and actress Saba Hameed. Meesha Shafi is back on stage with her most anticipated performance that is bound to give you goosebumps! She achieved further critical success for her role of Laxmi, an Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing's operative, in Bilal Lashari's action thriller film Waar, which ranks among the highest-grossing Pakistani films of all time in Pakistan. Arsh Khan January 11, 2021. She belongs to the very famous shafi family. Shafi made her film debut with a supporting role in the 2013 Mira Nair's film The Reluctant Fundamentalist. [7] The couple have two children, a daughter named Janevi, and a son named Kazimir. Reuniting with producer Rohail Hyatt after a decade of Coke Studio super hits, Jugni, Chori Chori, Dhasht-e-Tanhai and Ishq Aap Bhi Awalla; Meesha proudly proclaims that the national music platform changed her life and the face of Pakistani music across the globe, forever. Does Meesha Shafi drink alcohol? [11], On 29 September 2020 Ali Zafar filed an FIR against Meesha Shafi and eight others for posting defamatory content against him on their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts. Shafi's mother, veteran theater and television actress Saba Hamid, is a Pakistani actress who has been gracing the screens for over 35 years. The single, originally composed and performed by Lohar, gathered over 20 million+ views on YouTube, was the most-viewed Coke Studio song ever, until it was overtaken by "Tajdaar-e-Haram", and was used in several films like Cocktail, Diary of a Butterfly and Jugni. [3] In 2009 Shafi became the brand ambassador for L'Oreal Paris Pakistan. LOreal Paris Pakistan named her as their brand ambassador in the year 2009. Learn how and when to remove these template messages, promotes the subject in a subjective manner, Learn how and when to remove this template message, highest-grossing Pakistani films of all time, ARY Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, https://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?page=intl&id=reluctantfundamentalist.htm, Crossing Dangerous Borders (in the movie 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'), "Meesha Shafi Singer 'A Daughter of Saba Waseem, "Spotlight: Mum's the word! Surprisingly, the first 6 followers of this account include Meesha Shafi's lawyer Nighat Dad, mother Saba Hameed, aunt Bashara Hameed, friend Lena Ghani and accused Haseem Zaman, Zafar … In July 2017,Meesha Shafi joined Fawad Khan and Farooq Ahmed in the audition round as judge while Khan, Shafi, Atif Aslam and Shahi Hasan were the judges in the knockout round of Pepsi Battle of the Bands Season 2. Shafi entered the modelling industry at the age of 17, when she starred opposite Jawad Ahmed in the music video for the song "Bin Teray Kya Hai Jeena". She hails from a family which is connected to the television world. Editor's Picks. He was the president of Progressive Writer’s Movement, a progressive literary movement in pre-partition British India. Meesha Shafi, Actress: Waar. Early life & Family Meesha Shafi was born on 1st December 1981 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan to a Punjabi circle of relatives. ‘Hello!,’ a weekly magazine specializing in celebrity news, first published in the United Kingdom in 1998, an English edition of a Spanish weekly magazine, ‘¡Hola!,’ named her among the 100 most influential people in Pakistan, in 2013. She has featured in a number of Pakistani Magazines and in international publications, including L’Officiel and Vogue India. [12]. One being 'EVA' that was produced by Strings is featured on the soundtrack of the film Moor, released in August 2015, and directed by director Jami. 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'Delicious track and video': The Meesha Shafi and Mughal-e-Funk collab is here Meesha Shafi and Abdullah Siddiqui shot their new music video on iPhones in lockdown With two power-packed performances, Meesha reigns supreme on the music scene In 2015, Meesha Shafi lent her vocals to two OSTs. She hails from a family which is connected to the television world. She was a competitive swimmer and had won a gold medal in diving. #18thDecember #VELOPakistanSong AmritArtist Meesha Shafi A multi-faceted personality, Meesha Shafi is one of Pakistan's most edgy and exciting personalities, indeed a symbol of the modern day youth of Pakistan. When 17, Meesha entered the modelling world with the music video of the song, ‘Bin Tere Kya Hai Jeena,’ starring Fawad Ahmad opposite her. Shafi was born in Lahore, Pakistan to actress Saba Hameed and Syed Pervaiz Shafi. White supremacy is on display in the US Capitol. She purely belongs to a Punjabi family and daughter of famous actress Saba Hameed and Pervaiz Shafi. Shafi made her screen debut with the 2006 serial Muhabbat Khawab Ki Soorat on Hum TV. Report a problem? Email us at [email protected], Shehzad Roy Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More, Faakhir Mehmood Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More, Aryana Sayeed Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Biography & More, Jasleen Royal (Singer) Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Biography & More, Darshan Raval Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More, Arif Lohar Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More, Abrar-ul-Haq Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More, Pandit Jasraj Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More. Meesha Shafi is a Pakistani actress, model and a singer.[1]. The FIR against the suspects was filed for a non-cognizable offense on […] The film describes the bad impact of Americans toward Muslims after 9/11. Her portrayal of Laxmi, an Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing's operative was critically praised by the Pakistani media. She has two brothers named Faris Shafi is a rapper, actor and Ali Abbas is an actor. Shafi started her singing career with the band Overload with her husband, but left in 2011. He later also established a career in Bollywood and his success led many Pakistani actors to venture into Hindi films. Meesha’s all family members are also connected with Pakistani Film Industry. Born into a family of art aficionados, Meesha Shafi found herself drawn to hip-hop as a young girl. Court summons singer Meesha Shafi. Born into a family of art aficionados, Meesha Shafi found herself drawn to hip-hop as a young girl. Followed by, she enrolled in National College of Arts (NCA), Lahore and acquired a Bachelors of Fine Arts. [8] She is a Shia muslim. Meesha Shafi was born in 1980s. The character of Laxmi, a spy for the Indian intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), for the film, Waar, bagged her the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ award at ARY Film Awards function, 2014. Ali Zafar (Urdu: علی ظفر ‎; born 18 May 1980) is a Pakistani singer-songwriter, model, actor, producer, screenwriter and painter. Although the singer didn't reveal details of the incident, she claimed that she had "been subjected, on more than one occasion, to sexual harassment of a physical nature at the hands of a colleague from my industry: Ali Zafar." 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