Yumna Zaidi Biography, Age, Husband and More

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Yumna Zaidi Biography

Yumna Zaidi was born on July 30, 1989, is a Pakistani TV entertainer. She is perceived 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 set up a profession in the Urdu broadcast business and has gotten seven Hum Award nominations.

Nickname Yumna
Gender Female
Age 35 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth July 3, 1989
Real Name Yumna Zaidi
Profession Actress
Nationality Pakistani
Birthplace Arifwala, Pakistan
Religion Islam
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Height, Weight & Physical Stats Body Measurements: 34-27-34 Inches
Body Type: Banana
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Black
Hobbies Long Drive, Writing, Poetry, Travelling

Yumna Zaidi Family Background and Education

Yumna Zaidi was raised in Lahore, currently residing in Texas while maintaining a professional presence between Karachi and Lahore. Her father, Zameendar Zaidi, was a businessman who passed away in June 2019, and her mother, Shabana Naheed Zaidi, is a homemaker. Originally from Arif Wala in Pakpattan, Punjab, Yumna holds a Master’s degree in interior design. In addition to her acting career, she has some experience in Radio Jockeying and hosting.

Yumna with Her FatherYumna with her mother

Yumna with BrotherYumna Zaidi with Sisters

Yumna Zaidi Career Journey

Although she did not initially pursue a career in acting, Yumna Zaidi ventured into the field at the behest of her friend Affan Waheed. She made her acting debut with a supporting role in the 2012 domestic drama “Thakan” on ARY Digital. This was followed by a lead role in “Khushi Ek Roag.” Subsequently, she appeared in “Teri Raah Main Rul Gai” on Urdu 1, opposite Samiya Mumtaz and Sami Khan, portraying the character of Maryam.

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Yumna gained acclaim for portraying emotionally intense characters in dramas such as Geo TV’s “Meri Dulari” (2013) and Hum TV’s “Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi” (2013), the latter earning her a Best Supporting Actress nomination at the Hum Awards. Her noteworthy role as a troubled wife in the romantic drama “Rishtay Kuch Adhooray Se” (2013) established her as a leading actress in Pakistan, winning her the Hum Award for Best Actress and Best Actress Popular nominations. Subsequently, she made a special appearance in the 2013 serial “Sannata” and played a supporting role in Kashif Nisar’s directorial “Kis Se Kahoon” alongside Sajal Ali and Agha Ali. Yumna garnered wider recognition for her diverse roles in dramas like “Mausam” (2014), “Madawa” (2015), “Guzaarish” (2015), “Jugnoo” (2015), “Kaanch Ki Guriya” (2015), “Paras” (2015), and “Aap ki Kaneez” (2015), earning several Best Actress nominations.

In 2016, she starred in Momina Duraid’s “Zara Yaad Kar,” playing the lead character of Uzma Ikhtiar opposite Zahid Ahmed and Sana Javed.

Her subsequent appearance in Hum TV’s “Yeh Raha Dil” in 2017, opposite Ahmed Ali, showcased her as Hayat, a character dealing with loss and betrayal from a young age. The on-screen chemistry with Ali earned them a nomination for Best On-Screen Couple at the Hum Awards. Later, she signed Kashif Nisar’s directorial “Pinjra,” and concurrently, she portrayed Sila, a victim of harassment, in Bee Gul’s directed “Dar Si Jaati Hai Sila” alongside Noman Ijaz and Saman Ansari. A critic from The News International praised her performance, stating, “With fewer dialogues and a challenging subject at hand, Yumna pulled off her role effortlessly, making it compelling from start to finish.”

Beginning in 2018–2019, she appeared in “Pukaar” as Samra, the widow of the medieval king, and in the 7th Sky Entertainment’s project “Dil Kiya Karey,” directed by Mehreen Jabbar. Yumna played the role of Hajra in the social drama “Inkaar” opposite Imran Ashraf and Sami Khan. She also appeared in Angeline Malik’s compilation series “Choti Batain.” Furthermore, she had an extended appearance in “Ishq Zahe Naseeb” and played Raina in the telefilm “Shaadi Impossible.”

Other Endeavors

Yumna Zaidi is actively involved in the media and frequently appears on talk shows. In 2016, following the banned crime drama serial “Udaari,” she voiced her support, stating, “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” at Hum TV’s Bridal Couture Week. Additionally, she made an appearance on the celebrity comedy talk show “Mazaaq Raat” in 2017.

Yumna Zaidi Dramas

Title Roles Year
Thakan Mehak 2012
Khushi Ek Roag Aabroo 2012
Teri Raah Main Rul Gai Maryam 2012
Meri Dulari Abdar Yawar 2013
Pyar Ke Sadqay Mahjabeen 2020
Raaz-e-Ulfat Mushq 2020
Dil Na Umeed To Nahi Sumbul/ Allah Rakhi 2021
Ishq-e-Laa Azka 2021–22
Sinf-e-Aahan Shaista Khanzada 2022
Bakhtawar Bakhtawar 2022
Tere Bin Meerub 2022–present

Yumna Zaidi Telefilms

Title Roles Year
Subah Be Daagh Hai Ayesha 2014
Shaadi Impossible Raina 2019
Raja Ki Raji Haya 2020

Other Appearances

Title Roles Year
Shareek-e-Hayat Recurring 2014
Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain Recurring 2014
Salam Zindagi Herself 2016
Mehmaan Qadardan Herself 2017
Jago Pakistan Jago Herself 2017
Mazaaq Raat Herself 2017

Yumna Zaidi Achievements

Yumna Zaidi has garnered several nominations, including Best Supporting Actress for “Ullu Baraye Farohkt Nahi” in 2014. She received nominations for Best Actress and Best Popular Actress for “Rishtey Kuch Adhoorey Se” in 2014, winning the latter. Furthermore, she achieved Best Villain, Best Actress, and Best Popular Actress awards for “Mausam” (2015) and “Jugnoo” (2016). She was nominated for Best On-Screen Couple for her role alongside Ahmed Ali in the drama serial “Ye Raha Dil” in 2018.

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Awards and Nominations

Award Year
Hum Awards 2014
Hum Awards 2014
Hum Awards 2014
Hum Awards 2015
Hum Awards 2016
Hum Awards 2016
Hum Awards 2018
Hum Awards 2018
19th Lux Style Awards 2020
20th Lux Style Awards 2021
20th Lux Style Awards 2021
21st Lux Style Awards 2022
21st Lux Style Awards 2022
21st Lux Style Awards 2022

Is Yumna Zaidi Married?

Yumna Zaidi is not married yet.

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