Veena Malik is a Pakistani actress, TV host and model, who appears in Lollywood and Bollywood films. She has made her film debut with Tere Pyar Mein in 2000. In 2002, she has featured in Akbar Khan’s Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa and Sassi Punno and later played roles in female-centric films such as Koi Tujh Sa Kahan, Mohabbatan Sachiyan, Ishq Be Parwah and Kabhi Pyar Na Karna. She has won Lux Style Award in category of Best Actress.
Veena Malik was born as Zahida Malik on February 26, 1984 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. She has completed her BA graduation in Sociology, Psychology and Persian. She is not only a film actress but also a social worker. In 2008-09, she has worked with WHO on their polio vaccination campaign. She has travelled across many villages with the World Health Organization as their representative and ambassador spreading awareness among rural women about the importance of their children’s health and education.
She is a kind hearted person and has adopted two boys Zain and Zafar, who were victims of the 2005 earthquake, living in an SOS village. She was associated with PETA 2011-12 and pledged her support for animal rights and has turned into a vegetarian.
Name : Veena Malik
Place of Birth : Rawalpindi
Date of birth : 26 February 1984
Age : 31 years
Zodiac sign : Pisces
Height : 5 feet 5 inch
Hair Color : Black
Eye Color : Black
Marital Status : Married
Spouse : Asad Bashier
Children : Abram Khan, Amal Asad Khan
Religion : Muslim
Education Qualification : Graduation in Sociology, Psychology and Persian
Veena malik has linked with several celebrities. She was previously linked to her Supermodel co-star Ashmit Patel. Later she found her love life in Shaikh Umar Farukh Zahoor, who is businessman. But finally she tied knot with Asad Bashier, a Dubai based businessman, on 25 December 2013 in Dubai, UAE.
Pakistani actress Veena Malik and her husband Asad Bashir Khan Khattak are the proud parents of a Abram Khan who was born on 23 September, 2014 and an adorable daughter Amal Asad Khan on September 23, 2015.
Veena Malik belongs to a conservative family and her father Mohammad Ali Malik is an army officer. Her mother Zeenat Malik is a home maker. Her father did not want her to select films as her career. But Veena’s grandmother motivated her. She faced great adversity from members of her family, especially her father, on her decision to join show business. She is married to Asad Bashier, a Dubai based businessman.
Veena Malik, before starting her career as an actress, has worked as a comedian for many televisions shows and series. She has started her acting career in 2000 with a urdu movie Tere Pyar Mein. Later, she signed Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa in 2002, which was a commercial success followed by Indo – Pak movie Pind Ki Kuri in 2003, Koi Tujh Sa Kahan in 2005, a Punjabi film Mohabbatan Sachiyan and many more. After this, Veena Malik stepped in Bollywood industry with item song Channo in movie Gali Gali Mein Chor Hai and Fann Ban Gayi in Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya. In 2010, she worked in Rafique’s Main Jeena Tere Naal and Beyg’s debut comedy film Miss Duniya. She then made her Kannada film debut and appeared in Dirty Picture : Silk Sakkath Hot.
Other than film industry, Pakistani actress Veena Malik is also popular in television industry. Hum Sub Umeed Se Hain was her first TV show. Later, she appeared in Pakistani reality show Miss Duniya. Then she moved to Hindi television industry. In October 2010, she appeared in the Indian television reality show Bigg Boss Season 4. She was evicted two weeks before the finals and was one of the final six contestants out of the original fourteen, who had participated.
In February 2011, Veena Malik became part of the Cricket World Cup reality show in Delhi, India, called “Big Toss”.
Veena Malik and Ashmit Patel
Veena Malik was linked to actor Ashmit Patel post their “Bigg Boss 4” stint. Ashmit said that he was never her friend and that she only believes in maintaining friendship with her career. During “Bigg Boss 4”, the two seemed to have bonded well and were also seen together at various events post the show. But both Veena and Ashmit never gave a clear picture about their relationship.
2001 Veena Malik created controversies with her nude pictures on internet. But she denied it.
2010 Veena Malik became the one of the participants of the most controversial show Bigg Boss 4. In the show, Veena Malik was much in news with having close affairs with Ashmit Patel who was also participant of the Bigg Boss 4.
2011 Veena Malik again created controversies with her nude pose for FHM magazine cover. However, Veena Malik denied it and said she never clicked such type of photos.