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Meesha Shafi on her way to Bollywood

Published Sep 04, 2012 07:25am


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Meesha Shafi – Photo by Fayyaz Ahmed

Veteran Pakistani television actress Saba Hamid’s daughter and singer turned actor Meesha Shafi is making her entry in Bollywood movie Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.

Meesha has also been casted in Mira Nair's adaptation of Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist.

According to Times of India “Meesha, fame of the song Jugni from the Coke Studio Pakistan visited Mumbai last month to shoot for Bollywood movie Bhaag Milkha Bhaag produced and directed by Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra. She will be acting against co-star Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor in the movie. Meesha arrived in Mumbai in the third week of August and was busy shooting for the movie till the end of this month.”

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag is a biopic based on the life of Indian athlete and former Olympian Milkha Singh.

Comments (10) Closed

Haq Sep 04, 2012 03:58pm
Who Cares! Do what you wanna do,
Mohammed Baluch Sep 04, 2012 09:33pm
Meesha is one of the coolest exports of Pakistan - I never tire of watching her video clip of Jugni - she moves and sings with so much soul - duende in flamenco terminology. Hats off to her parents for raising such a free spirit in an environment where females are under constant scrutiny.
Ali Sep 05, 2012 01:43am
She looks better with longer hair and a smile
Muhammad Azam Sep 04, 2012 06:55pm
Good luck Jugni....Arif Lohar waiting for ur entry in Bollywood too:(
G.A. Sep 04, 2012 03:38pm
Kudos to Meesha. I am always curious to know why Bollywood brings in Pakistani singers and actors. There is no shortage of such in India itself. Regardless, I am all for these joint ventures.
AKA Sep 04, 2012 08:02pm
Muhammed Sep 04, 2012 01:23pm
my best wishes for Meesha Shafi
Nazli Siddiqui Sep 04, 2012 01:53pm
Meesha is not only beautiful and talented, she's also classy and real. Wish her all the best in Pakistan and abroad..
Saba Sep 07, 2012 05:17am
best wishes for Meesha
Shaukat Sep 04, 2012 05:35pm
I am sure she will do well.