Amna Ilyas


Amna Ilyas
Born Amna Ilyas
11 October 1991 (age 24)
Karachi, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2007–Present
Relatives Uzma Ilyas (sister)

Amna Ilyas is a Pakistani actress and model. She is the sister of model Uzma Ilyas. She is known for her leading roles in several critically and commercially successful films, she has acted in films such as Zinda Bhaag (2013), Good Morning Karachi (2014) and the romantic comedy Dekh Magar Pyar Se (2015). In addition to these, she has also appeared in a lead female role in the Hum TVromance Tum Mere Paas Raho

Modeling, film debut & break-through

In 2011 and 2012, she was nominated for Model of the Year (Female) at 11th Lux Style Awards and 12th Lux Style Awards and won the Best Dressed Female Award at the 11th Lux Style Awards and Best Female Model at the 14th Lux Style Awards.

Amna made her film debut with a leading role in the 2013 Meenu Gaur and Farjad Nabi’s co-direction crime drama Zinda Bhaag alongside Naseeruddin Shah and Khurram Patras. The film proved to be a commercial success and was declared Super Hit by the box-office Pakistan earning her wide recognition and several awards and nominations in the Best Female Debut and Best Actress category (including Lux Style Awards). The following year, she appeared in critically and commercially successful Sabiha Sumar’s drama film Good Morning Karachi.That same year, she featured in an item song “Kaala Doriya” for the Asad ul Haq’s romantic comedy Dekh Magar Pyar Se.

As of 2015, Ilyas has various projects at different stage productions. She has completed Michael Hudson’s action crime drama film Driven, which revolves around the elite class of Pakistan, and almost entirely filmed in a vintage Mercedes W126 S-Class from 1978, with Javed Sheikh. She is filming her upcoming film Na Maloom Aurat alongsideNadeem Baig, and Ready Steady no!!.


Year Film Role Notes
2013 Zinda Bhaag Rubina ARY Film Award for Best Actress Jury
Nominated: ARY Film Award for Best Debut Female
Nominated: Lux Style Award for Best Actress
Nominated: ARY Film Award for Best Actress
2015 Good Morning Karachi Rafina
2015 Dekh Magar Pyar Se Herself Special appearance in song “Kaala Doriya”
2016 Driven TBA Filming
TBA Ready Steady No! TBA Filming
TBA Gardaab TBA Filming


Year Serial Role Notes
2015 Janam Jali Samia Hum TV
2014 Dil Nahi Manta Suraina Ary Digital
2014 Veet Miss Super Model Herself (Judge) Hum Sitaray
2015 Tum Mere Paas Raho Mariam Hum TV