These 5 'bahus' and 'betis' of Pakistani TV are unrecognisable off-screen

These damsels aren't in distress off-screen


Entertainment Desk April 25, 2016
These damsels aren't in distress off-screen. PHOTO: FILE

Often seen as shedding tears in a de-glam avatar on the silver screen, these leading ladies are anything but damsels in distress in real life!

We have picked five of our favourite bahus and betis from Pakistani dramas to show how their on-screen persona has very little to do with their off-screen presence.

1. Maya Ali

Maya made her acting debut with TV serial Durr-e-Shehwar. She is currently making waves as Manahil of Mann Mayal.

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MAYA IN 'MANN MAYAL'. SCREENGRAB

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2. Sajal Aly

Sajal rose to fame with Mehmoodabad Ki Malkain. She has been on a roll since then, and was last seen in Gul-e-Rana.

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SAJAL IN 'CHUP RAHO'. PHOTO: FILE

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3. Sonya Hussain

Sonya has played some strong characters in hit TV serials such as Shikwa, Marasim and Nazo. She is currently seen in Kisay Chahoon.

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SONYA IN 'KISAY CHAHOON'. PHOTO: HIPINPAKISTAN

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4. Sana Javed

Sana made her acting debut in Shehr-e-Zaat and later played a pivotal role in hit TV serial Pyaare Afzal. Sana was last seen in Maana Ka Gharana.

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SANA IN 'MAANA KA GHARANA'. PHOTO: FILE

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5. Ushna Shah

Ushna rose to fame with the hit TV serial Bashar Momin. She is currently seen in Ab Kar Meri Rafugari.

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USHNA IN 'AB KER MERI RAFUGIRI'. SCREENGRAB

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Kudos to all these ladies for putting their glamorous selves to the side, and pulling off their on-screen characters with so much ease!

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COMMENTS (5)

Marriam | 4 years ago | Reply you have taken the most distressing scenes from the plays and compared them with their fashionable looks..it is understood all the actors and actresses are something else when they are acting..By the way they are not the society's 'bahu' 'betis'.. they have their own life and stop behaving immature by getting impressed of their insensible fashion looks..
Ali S | 5 years ago | Reply I used to think Sajal Ali and Sohai Ali Abro were the same person. The resemblance is uncanny.
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