Syra Yousuf Khan better known as Syra Yousuf is a Pakistani model and actress. She has also worked as VJ. She was born on 20th April 1988.
Syra is Pakistan’s leading showbiz personality. First she has worked as VJ and then turned into a model.She has an attractive personality. She is very much talkative. Her biggest intro is that she is married to veteran Behroz Sabazwari’s son Shehroz Sabazwari. She is top professional in media industry. She is a patriot Pakistani. If you like Syra Shehroz then have a look below as we are going to share all known and unknown secrets about her.
Syra has spent her early childhood as her family hails from Peshawar. She has got her early education from Peshawar as well. She began started working in media industry back in 2010.
She has got her education from Institute of Learning and Motivation (ILM) Peshawar.
Her mother hails from Afghanistan and father from Pakistan. So she can be called as half Pathan as her mother’s belongs to Pathan descendent.
She has three sisters Ruqiyaa Yousuf, Alishba Yousuf and Palwasha Yousuf. Her sisters Alishba and Palwasha are also part of media industry. Palwasha is working as a VJ and Alishba as actress. Unfortunately her elder sister Ruqiyaa Yousuf died back in 2012 due to severe illness. It was a very tough time for their family. Syra once told in an interview that I love her so much and it was very difficult to accept that she is no more with us.
During shooting the remake of “Tanhaiyaan” known as “Tanhaayiaan Nae Silsilay”, Syra and Shehroz both involved very much. After this serial they have decided to marry. Then they got married on 21st October 2012 in Karachi. They are living blessed married life now. Discussing about her married life she says “I think everything has got much better after marriage .Now as I am married and have a kid too, people give me more respect”
She is married into famous Behroz family. Her father in Law Behroz Sabazwari is king of drama industry during his time. Behroz is also known as Qabacha which is a very famous role which he has done back in 80’s. Syra once talking about pressure of being the daughter in law of Behroz Sabazwari, Syra admits the presence of pressure and praises his father in Law for being extremely supportive towards her career saying “It’s always been a pleasure working with him all time .He’s a great person. He’s got a great heart and he’s very understanding and easy going and he never let me feel any pressure”. Syra”s Mother in Law also belongs to family which has very strong bond with film industry. Her mother in Law Safeena Sheikh now known as Safeena Behroz is sister of famous actors of Saleem Sheikh and Javaid Sheikh. Javaid’s son Shehzad Sheikh is also working in Drama Serials. Javaid’s daughter Moomal Sheikh is also very successful in drama industry. Now she has also done a movie project in Bollywood.
Syra is blessed with a daughter named “Nooreh Shehroz”.
Start of Career:
Syra has started her career as VJ hosting MTV Pakistan, hosting Bheja Fry and Most Wanted.
Name: Syra Yousuf Khan
Date of Birth: 20th April 1988
Age: 28 years (2016)
Profession: Actress, Model and VJ
Husband: Shehroz Sabazwari (2012)
Children: Noore Shehroz
Sisters: Alishba Yousuf, Palwasha Yousuf and Ruqiyaa Yousuf (Late)
School: Institute Of Learning and Motivation
Education: O Levels
Height: 5’8”, /171 cm, 1.71 m
Weight: 53 Kg / 116 lbs
Figure: 34-25-35 inches
Shoe Size: 6
Body Build: Slim
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Drama Debut: Mera Naseeb
Career in Dramas:
Syra debuted in dramas through serial “Mera Naseeb” written by Samira Fazal. It was directed by Adnan Ahmed. Syra played role of Nazia in this drama. Other starrers in drama were
“Tanhaiyaan Naey Silsilay” was the drama given her break. It was the sequel of old classic of Drama “Tanhaiyaan”. She has played role Sarena in drama. It was a classic written by Haseena Moin. Drama was direction of Marina Khan. Other notables in drama were
Shehryar Munawar Siddiqui
Asif Raza Mir
She has worked in many Drama serials. Other famous dramas of her are
Mohabbat Rooth Jaey Tou
Rishta Hai Jaisay Khawab Sa
Most Challenging Project:
Syra considers Ru Baru as most challenging character of his career.
Career in Films:
She has worked in famous “Ho Man Jahan”. She has made special appearance in song “Shakar Wandaan”.
Due to her splendid performance, she has been casted in number of movies. She is doing a movie named “Chalay Thay Saath” directed by Umer Adil and produced by Sheikh Shiraz Mubashar. It is a romantic movie in which Syra is playing role of Resham. Other starrers in movie are
Kent S Leung
Osama Tahir as Zain
Mansha Pasha as Tania
Syra is playing lead role in this movie.
She has also revealed that she signed a project named “Project Ghazi”.
Due to her superb performance she has been nominated for many awards. Details are as follow
2011 Pakistan Media Awards Nominated for Best Actress
2013 Veet Celebrations of Beauty Won for Best Beautiful Smile
2015 Sunday Awards Won for Best Show Stopper
Loves To Cook:
Syra loves cooking. Sharing the thing she made best she said ‘I make super yummy chicken wings and baked fish.”
Syra loves to eat Slims and Pop corns.
Favorite Holiday Destination:
Syra has recently visited Turkey and actress is in love with it. She says she loves to be here again.
Her favorite perfume is Issey Miyake.
Once Syra reveals that her shades are her favorite accessory.
Her favorite movies are The Enemy at the Gate, American History X and Cruel Intentions.
Things You Don’t Know:
Syra is shopaholic.
Syra has starred in more than 50 commercials.