Yumna Zaidi Biography

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Born on July 30, 1989 (age 29) Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Nationality: Pakistani
Occupation: Actress.
Height : 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Years Active : 2012-Present

Yumna Zaidi (born July 30, 1989) is a Pakistani television actress. She is recognized for her roles in the serials Khushi Ek Roag, Meri Dulari, Dil Muhallay Ki Haveli, Rishtay Kuch Adhooray Se, Mausam, Guzaarish and Zara Yaad Kar. She has established a career in the Urdu television industry and has received seven Hum Award nominations.

Zaidi, born and raised in Lahore, resides in Texas and works in between Karachi-Lahore. Her Father Zameendar Zaidi was a business man who died in June 2019,and mother Shabana Naheed Zaidi is a house wife. She is From a village Arif Wala in Pakpattan, Punjab. She has done a masters in interior designing and has some experience in Radio Jockey and hosting.


She did not aspire to pursue a career in acting, however, on the insistence of her friend Affan Waheed, she dabbled with acting by playing a supporting role in the ARY Digital’s 2012 domestic drama Thakan, and followed it with a leading role in the melodrama Khushi Ek Roag. She then appeared in Urdu 1’s Teri Raah Main Rul Gai opposite Samiya Mumtaz and Sami Khan where she played the character of Maryam.

Zaidi is widely active in media and appeared in talkshows often. In 2016 after the banned on crime drama series Udaari, she raised her voice saying “It is based on a social cause and we should create awareness in our society through such drama serials”. She walked the ramp for designer Aisha Farid’s collection Crystalline on Hum TV’s Bridal Couture Week. She also appeared in celebrity comedy talkshow Mazaaq Raat in 2017.

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