Pakistan is blessed with immense talent that keeps making the country proud worldwide. This month, globe-trotter Maya Ali made headlines as she brought a massive achievement back home!
Winning the award “Pakistani Actress Of The Year” award at the Distinctive International Arab Festivals Awards (DIAFA); the starlet has added yet another feather to her cap. She bagged the accolade at the festival along with celebrities like the 365 Days actor Michele Morrone, film director Song Yinxi, French singer Gims and Armenian artist Iveta Mukuchyan.
Stunning Dubai with her charm in an emerald green gown by Mark Bumgarner, she humbly accepted the trophy and gave a shout-out to all her fans who have always cheered for her.
Watch the video below.
Let's look at Maya’s top performance that made her an A-list star in Pakistan.
One of her early dramas, Aun Zara made everyone fall in love with Maya when she essayed the role of a firecracker ‘Zara’. Cast opposite Osman Khalid Butt, she was all fire and passion in the drama, making us addicted to the plot and marking her entry into the industry with full force.
In a drama aired on Hum TV, Shanakht talked about how a girl in hijab has to fight various stereotypes in society. Playing ‘Quratulain; Maya Ali donned a diverse role of a woman who was spiritual and wanted to wear a headscarf, going against her family. She even loses her love interest but ends up marrying a man who realizes her true worth.
Diyar e Dil
A love story, Diyar e Dil featured Maya Ali as the stubborn Farah Wali Khan. She is headstrong and fierce in her role in the drama. The audience couldn't help shipping her and Osman Khali Butt all over again, making her character a significant hit in the story.
We all remember what frenzy Mann Mayal created on social media back in 2016. Haseeb Hasan’s story of separated lovers and broken hearts was a rating magnet. Maya’s role as Manahil across Hamza Ali Abbasi is amongst her best to date and made her a force to be reckoned with in the industry.
Teefa in Trouble
Maya Ali made a splash in cinemas as the bold and beautiful Anya Bonzo in Teefa in Trouble. Cast opposite Ali Zafar, the actress reaped massive acclaim for her debut silver screen performance and proved that she is a celebrity worth the big screen. The movie has made PKR 50 crore in cinemas.