Friday 26 June 2015

Atiqa Odho returns to silver screen with Mehreen Jabbar’s film

01:21 By Lollywood Online

While film revival in Pakistan has attracted a lot of young filmmakers towards it there are many veteran artists who have also shown interests in working movies again – and the latest addition to it is ace actress Atiqa Odho.

Nearly after fifteen years Odho is all set to grace the silver screen with yet another fab performance in top-notch filmmaker Mehreen Jabbar’s next directorial debut, reported Roznama Dunya.
“I have never left showbiz in fact whenever any good project comes my way I have always opted for it,” she said.
The actress added if she feels her film industry needs her then she will definitely come to play her part.
“I have recently signed Mehreen Jabbar’s film of which shooting is likely to kick start by the end of this year in America,” she stated.
Making her television debut in Anwar Maqsood’s play ‘Sitara Aur Mehrunissa’ Odho has so far worked in over 50 dramas and a string of successful movies including’ Jo Darr Gya Woh Marr Gaya’, ‘Mummy’ and ‘Mujhe Chand Chahiye’
In 2013, she did a comic role in Tarang telefilm 'Abhi Tau Main Jawan Hun' opposite Meekal Zulfiqar.
The veteran actress has recently collaborated with Khara Such host Mubashir Lucman to raise funds for cancer patients through his campaign sing a song – save a life.
According to Media Bites for charity purposes, the actress will turn into a crooner and release a song on Eid along with Lucman.
“I am very keen and excited about this project as I have previously worked for breast cancer awareness program for almost eight years and this cause too is very close to my heart”, she said.
Apart from showbiz career, Odho has always put a step forward for social causes. She has been working for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital and Fatmeed Foundation and as a social worker in "Hamara Mulk, Hamaray Log". She is also the ambassador for the campaign on awareness of breast cancer in Pakistan.


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