Pakistani Showbiz

Bushra Ansari

Born Bushra Bashir
Karachi, Pakistan
Occupation Actress, singer, producer, writer, model
Years active 1980–present

Bushra Ansari (Urdu: بشریٰ انصاری‎) is a Pakistani television presenter, comedian, singer, actor and playwright who started her career as a child performer in the 1960s.

Ansari won numerous awards during her career, including Pakistan’s highest civilian award,Pride of Performance, in 1989.

Ansari’s first dramatic acting role was in one of Iqbal Ansari’s productions. She also appeared on PTV’s most-watched shows, including Angan Terha, Show Time, Show Sha, Rang Tarang, Emergency Ward and the sketch comedy TV series Fifty Fifty.


Bushra Ansari also acts as a writer.Dramas that she wrote are:

  • Neeli Dhoop (1994)
  • Amawas
  • Makan (2006)
  • Kuch Dil Ne Kaha
  • Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley (2012)
  • Pakeezah (2016)


  • Jawani Phir Nahi Ani (2015)
  • Ho Mann Jahaan (2016)

Selected television roles

Year Serial Role Channel
1980 Aangan Terha Jehan Ara Begum PTV
1983 Saturday Night Live Safia PTV
2004 Meharun Nisa Zainab Indus TV
2006–2007 Makan Tayee G Geo TV
2006 Bushra Bushra Host Indus TV
2009–2009 Azar Ki Ayegi Baraat Saima Chaudry Geo TV
2010–2010 Dolly Ki Ayegi Baraat Saima Chaudry Geo TV
2011–2011 Takkay Ki Ayegi Baraat Saima Chaudry Geo TV
2011–2011 Mera Naseeb Sabah Hum TV
2012–2012 Bilqees Kaur Bilqees Kaur Hum TV
2012–2012 Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat Saima Chaudry Geo TV
2012–2012 Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley Zakia Hum TV
2013 Bushra Bara Boor Bushra Hum TV
2013–2014 Pakistan Idol (season 1) Judge Geo TV
2014 Jab We Wed Faris’s Mother Urdu 1
2015 Tum Mere Paas Raho Tabish’s Mother Hum TV
2015 Utho Geo Pakistan Host Geo Entertainment
2015-2016 Riffat Aapa Ki Bahuein Riffat Aapa ARY Digital
2016 Udaari Sheedan Hum TV
2016 Jhoot Saleha Hum TV

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