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Zara Sheikh Biography

About Zara Sheikh

Zara Sheikh was born on June 1, 1982 in Lahore, Pakistan.She is a famous Pakistani model and actress. She was well known in the world of fashion long before she made her debut in feature films, beginning her career as a model while she was still a relatively young student. Her father was in the Central Superior Services of Pakistan which would normally result in a life spent moving all over Pakistan. However, Zara was fortunate to have a stable home as her parents were careful not to interrupt her education at any time.

Zara's enthusiasm for the world of photography resulted in many covers on teen and fashion magazines. She made her debut on billboards across Pakistan as the "JaZZ Girl" for Pakistan's leading cellular service provider - Mobilink GSM. The ad campaign was an instant hit and she began appearing on JaZZ commercials on television and in newspapers and magazines.

Her success as a model resulted in her landing an offer to appear in a music video entitled "O Sanam". The video was a hit and introduced Zara to the film world in Pakistan. She received many offers, however chose to make her debut in Hassan Askari's Tere Pyar Mein (2001). The film was a big hit and swept the annual Film Awards in Lahore. Zara won the award for Best Actress for her role. This was the first time a newcomer had won the award for Best Actress, let alone for her first ever film.

Zara's talent and hard work has resulted in her becoming one of Pakistan's top actresses in a short period of time. She remains an exclusive actress for top banners and only does 1 or 2 movies every 2 years. She prefers dividing her time between acting, performing in music videos and working as a top model in Pakistan. Some of her other films include Salakhain (2004) and Pehla Pehla Pyaar (2006). Zara is also showcasing her singing talents. She sang two songs for her movie Chalo Ishq Larain and also released a solo album which did extremely well in Pakistan and abroad.

Considered to be one of the most beautiful and talented actresses in Pakistani cinema[who?], Zara is based in Lahore, although she travels frequently to Dubai, New York, Toronto and London for her acting and modeling assignments. She remains the 'Original JaZZ Girl' and has built up an incredible fan base within and outside of Pakistan.


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