Yumna Zaidi Biography and Career
Yumna Zaidi is a Pakistani actress who has appeared on television. She has made a name for herself as a leading television actress in the Urdu-language industry, portraying a wide range of characters in social and romantic dramas. Three Lux Style Awards have been given to Zaidi. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, films and family of Actress Yumna Zaidi so read the article till the end.
Zaidi, who was born and reared in Lahore, now lives in Texas and commutes between Karachi and Lahore for work.
She had no intention of pursuing a career in acting, but on the advice of her friend Affan Waheed, she dabbled in it by playing a supporting role in the ARY Digital home drama Thakan in 2012, and then a main role in the melodrama Khushi Ek Roag in 2013. She later starred alongside Samiya Mumtaz and Sami Khan in Urdu 1’s Teri Raah Main Rul Gai, in which she played Maryam.
Yumna Zaidi got recognition for her performances in the dramas Meri Dulari (2013) on Geo TV and Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi (2013) on Hum TV, the latter of which earned her a Hum Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
After many shows and praises she made her acting debut in Momina Duraid’s Zara Yaad Kar in 2016, playing Uzma Ikhtiar alongside Zahid Ahmed and Sana Javed.
In 2017, Yumna Zaidi starred alongside Ahmed Ali in Hum TV’s Yeh Raha Dil. Hayat is a character played by Zaidi, whose mother died when she was young and her father abandoned her. Viewers applauded her on-screen connection with Ali, earning her a nomination for Best on-screen couple at the Hum Awards. She afterwards signed on to helm Kashif Nisar’s film Pinjra. In the same year, she starred alongside Noman Ijaz and Saman Ansari in Bee Gul’s movie Dar Si Jaati Hai Sila as Sila, a victim of sexual harassment.
Short biography of Yumna Zaidi
Yumna Zaidi made her acting debut in the ARY Digital domestic drama Thakan (2012), and went on to star in several television series, including the melodrama Khushi Ek Roag, the romantic drama Teri Raah Main Rul Gai (both 2012), the family drama Meri Dulari, and the revenge drama Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi (both 2013), the latter of which earned her praise and a Hum Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
By portraying a troubled wife in Farooq Rind’s tragic-romance Rishtay Kuch Adhooray Se (2014), she gained popularity and Hum Award nominations for Best Actress and Best Actress Popular, and she continued to receive praise for portraying diverse characters in jealous-drama Mausam (2014), comedy drama Jugnoo (2015) (both earned three Hum Award nominations), tragic-romance Guzaarish (2015), romance Zara Yaad Kar (2016), dark revenge Pinjra.
Her father, Zameendar Zaidi, was a businessman who passed away in June of this year, and her mother, Shabana Naheed Zaidi, is a housewife. She hails from Arif Wala, a hamlet near Pakpattan, Punjab.
She holds a master’s degree in interior design and has worked as a radio jockey and host.
Yumna Zaidi is quite popular on Instagram and can be reached at yumnazaidiofficial. She has posted over 900 times since she joined Instagram.
Her account has been followed by over 5.6 million people.
Short biography Facts about Yumna Zaidi
What is the role of Yumna Zaidi in Parizaad?
She played the role of Quratulain/Annie(Blind girl and Parizaad’s fourth love).
Is yumna Zaidi popular?
She is very popular and she has over 5 million followers on Instagram.
How did yumna Zaidi start acting?
She had no intention of pursuing a career in acting, but on the advice of her friend Affan Waheed, she dabbled in it by playing a supporting role in the ARY Digital home drama Thakan in 2012. We hope this biography article of Actress Yumna Zaidi will be helpful for you to understand her journey and works.
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