Mehwish Hayat (born 6 January 1983) is a Pakistani film actress who is known for her roles in Load Wedding, Punjab Nahi Jaungi and Actor in Law. She was honoured by the Government of Pakistan with the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2019.
The 2012 blockbuster romance serial Meray Qatil Meray Dildar marked a significant turning point in Hayat’s career, earning her praise and nomination for Best actress at Lux Style Awards. She later won the Lux Style Awards for Best television Actress for her portrayal of a strong headed in Kashif Nisar’s acclaim series Kami Reh Gayi (2013). She achieved further success by featuring as the female lead in four of Momina Duraid’s romantic dramas—Phir Chand Pe Dastak (2011), Mirat-ul-Uroos (2012), Ishq Mein Teray (2013), Ru Baru (2014) and Anjum Shahzad’s highly successful family drama Kabhi Kabhi (2013) and Nadeem Baig’s Dil Lagi (2016).
Hayat was born on 6 January 1983 in Karachi.
Her mother, Rukhsar Hayat, was a popular television actress during the 1980s, her eldest brother Zeeshan is a singer-composer while her older sister, Afsheen, is a singer as well. Another older brother, Danish Hayat, is an actor and, through him, she’s the sister-in-law of Faiza Ashfaq, a model.
|2011||Meray Qatil Meray Dildar||Maham||Asim Ali|
|2011||Phir Chand Pe Dastak||Saife Hassan|
|2013||Hum Sab Umeed Se Hain||Host||Anjum Shahzad|
|2013||Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain||Angeline Malik|
|2013||Kabhi Kabhi||Ishaal||Anjum Shahzad|
|2013||Ishq Mein Teray||Aiza||Faheem Burney|
|2013||Kami Reh Gaee||Kashif Nisar|
|2014||Ru Baru||Sarmad’s Mother||Saife Hassan|
|2016||Unsuni||Ehraz Ali Mirza|
|2016||Dil Lagi||Anmol||Nadeem Beyg|
|2014||Na Maloom Afraad||Billi||Nabeel Qureshi|
|2015||Dho Dala: The Sin Washer||Pari||Iram Parveen Bilal|
|2015||Jawani Phir Nahi Ani||Marina||Nadeem Baig|
|2016||Actor in Law||Meenu Screwala||Nabeel Qureshi|
|2017||Punjab Nahi Jaungi||Amal Dastoor||Nadeem Baig|
|2018||Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2||Marina||Nadeem Baig|
|2018||Load Wedding||Meerab||Nabeel Qureshi|
|2018||3 Bahadur: Rise of the Warriors||Erma (voice)||Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy|
|2019||Baaji||Gangster Guriya||Saqib Malik|
|2020||London Nahi Jaunga||TBA||Nadeem Baig|