Mawra Hocane


Hocane at the launch of “Tera Chehra” song from Sanam Teri Kasam in 2016
Born Mawra Hussain
28 September 1992 (age 23)
Karachi, Pakistan
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2011–present
Relatives Urwa Hocane (sister)

Mawra Hocane or Mawra Hussain (Urdu: ماورا حسین‎) (born September 28, 1992) is a Pakistani VJ, model and actress.

Life and career

Mawra Hussain grew up in Islamabad where her family was moved and where she completed her pre-medical education from Bahria College. She is the sister of television actress Urwa Hocane.

Mawra changed the spelling of her family name from “Hussain” to “Hocane” in 7th-grade class to give it a unique spelling.The elder sister Urwa also followed and both have same spelling of their surname in the show business while their legal family name is “Hussain”.

She performed as a theater artist before working as a VJ at ARY Musik. Mawra gained popularity through performing in Pakistani television serial dramas like Aahista Aahista, Ik Tamanna Lahasil Si and Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare. She will make her Bollywooddebut in the upcoming romantic film Sanam Teri Kasam. Mawra has signed two other Bollywood films as well.


Mawra once tweeted about the Bollywood film Phantom, which had been banned in Pakistan and she became the target of a social media harassment campaign.She is active on the social media platform Instagram.


Hocane has acted in the following television programs and films:

  • Maryam as Maryam
  • Aahista Aahista as Haya
  • Mere Harjai as Maha
  • Ik Tamanna Lahasil Si as Nadia
  • Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare as Sheharyal
  • Mere Hazoor
  • Khichari Salsa
  • Love Ke Chucker Mein
  • Meri Wife Ke Liye
  • Country Love
  • Ghar Aae Mehman
  • Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain
  • Papa Razi
  • Shadi Mubarak
  • Yahan Pyar Nahi Hai as Shumaila
  • Main Gunehgar Nahias Amaara
  • Halki Si Khalish
  • Billo Bablu Aur Bhaiyya
  • Main Bushra
  • Shareek-e-Haya
  • Sanam Teri Kasam as Saru