Sonya Hussain is undoubtedly the number one star in our industry. She’s a successful actress both commercially and critically. The actress who made a debut with Dareecha 8 years back, has steadily grown as an actress. She has tried to step out of her comfort zone by taking up challenging roles. Be it a period drama or a thriller, she struck a fine balance juggling varied characters with much ease. Her intense performances on small screens earned for her local and international acclaim. After taking the TV industry by storm with her acting skills, she continued to spread her charm on silver screens. Sonya made her film debut with Moor which earned for her nomination for Best Actress at ARY Film Awards.
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The actress roars with her powerful acting chops every time she appears on screens. She has worked with some of the biggest names in industry and has managed to hold her own in those dramas and films. She has played a leading role in several hits dramas. Like Mere Hamrahi, Shikwa, Marasim, Nikah, Farwa Ki ABC, Nazo, Surkh Jorra, Kisay Chahoon, and Haasil. Her performance as Pakeeza Islam in 2017 mega hit series Aisi Hai Tanhai earned her nomination for Best Television Actress at Lux Style Awards. Apart from being an amazing actress, she still, isn’t afraid to talk about decidedly unsexy issues like harassment. With a charming personality and a determined mindset, Sonya has broken all stereotypes that one needs to belong to a showbiz background to be a success.
Recently, Sonya appeared in Iffat Omer’s digital talk show ‘Say It All With Iffat Omer’. During interview the actress revealed some dark sides of industry and left everyone shocked with revelations of sexual harassment.
Sonya Hussain On Rejecting Mere Pass Tum Ho
Talking about her on-going projects and upcoming projects, she also revealed that she rejected role of Mehwish of mega hit serials Mere Pass Tum Ho. When According to the actress, the reason of rejecting the role was, she didn’t endorse the character of Mehwish in the narrative, especially since she felt it was depicting women in a negative manner. She also had strong issues with the way it written by Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar.
She stated, “I was offered for Mere Paas Tum Ho with Humayun Saeed and Adnan Siddiqui. I did not take this project because I have issues related to women. In our society, we don’t have acceptance for women and I don’t want to represent women in a negative way. I was not able to accept that character.” Adding further she said that she has no regrets of rejecting the drama even it become hug success. As she rejected the role after a lot of thinking. When asked if she has to choose between Humayun Saeed and Adnan Siddiqui to work. She said she will choose Adnan Siddiqui.
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