Shagufta Ejaz

Shagufta Ejaz (born on 5 May 1960) is a Pakistani actress, working in the Urdu television and film industry. She was born in Kunjah, a small town in District Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan. She used to appeared in PTV Home's classic serials in 1990's. She is considered among the finest actors of Pakistan. She also appeared in few Punjabi films.[2][1][3][4]

Shagufta Ejaz
شگفتہ اعجاز
Born5 May 1960 (1960-05-05) (age 59)[1]
Years active1985–present


Ejaz started her career in showbiz industry in late 1980s, debut with Jangloos in 1989.[4] She has been working with the PTV for a long time.[5] Currently she is being seen at different TV channels in different drama serials.[6] She won the 'Best Supporting Actress' for her role in Mere Qatil Mere Dildar at the Hum Awards. In 2013, she found the beauty salon, Envy by Shagufta Ejaz in Karachi.[7]



1981 Chan Varyam Punjabi
1991 Kalay Chor Sher Jang's sister Urdu
1986 Malanga Banoo Punjabi
1983 Des Pardes Punjabi
1986 Qaidi Punjabi
1984 Sajawal Daku Punjabi


1989 Jangloos Jamila
1990 Wafa Girah
1990 Aanch
1991 Parchayan
Aye Dasht e Junoon
1991 Jeena Toh Yahi Hai
Thora Saath Chahiye
Hum Se Juda Na Hona
Aye Dasht e Junoon
Qissa Chaar Darvesh
Main Mummy Aur Woh
Hometown Memories
1994 Angar Wadi
1995 Khala Kulsum Ka Kumba
1995 Kati Patang
1996 Pyari Shammo
Dil Se Dil Tak
2000 Aansoo Sadia
2001 The Castle: Aik Umeed
2006 Makan
2010 Bulbulay Hajra Aapa
2011 Zindagi Dhoop Tum Ghana Saya Rizwana
2011 Roag
2011 Dugdugi Shagufta
2011 Mera Naseeb
2011–2012 Meray Qatil Meray Dildar Durdana Phupho
2012 Sasural Ke Rang Anokhay
2014–2015 Darbadar Tere Liye Aapa/Begum
2015 Sartaj Mera Tu Raj Mera
2017 Hari Hari Churiyan Surraya; Aiman's mother [8]
2017 Zindaan Meher Bano
2017 Bewaqoofian
2018 Silsilay Tanzila [9]
2018 Mere Bewafa Safia [10]
2018–2019 Khafa Khafa Zindagi Sara's mother
2018–2019 Ghar Jamai
2019 Yaariyan Zeenat [11]

Awards and nominations

Year Title Award Category Result
2013 Mere Qatil Mere Dildar Hum Awards Best Supporting Actress Won


  1. Faizan, Ummer (19 November 2014). "Top 16 Legendary Television Actresses of Pakistan Television". PakistanTribe. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  2. "Actress Shagufta Ejaz undergoes weight loss journey". Business Recorder. 28 April 2018. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  3. "Biography of actress Shagufta Ejaz". Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  4. "Shagufta Ejaz: 'We must shun western values'". 28 December 2011. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  5. "Pakistani TV Actress Shagufta Ejaz". Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  6. Profile:"Shagufta Ejaz". Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  7. "Salon owner, staff allegedly assaulted by NAB official's wife in Karachi". The Express Tribune. 7 April 2016. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  8. "Drama Serial "HARI HARI CHOORIAN" to Hit TV Screens Soon". Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  9. Shirazi, Maria. "Junaid Khan dissects Silsilay". Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  10. "Love, reflections on life in Mere Bewafa". The Nation. 8 June 2018. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  11. Haq, Irfan Ul (20 February 2019). "Muneeb Butt and Ayeza Khan will star in upcoming drama Hum Ke Thehre Ajnabi". Images. Retrieved 25 March 2019.

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