Irtiza Rubab, better known by her stage name Meera is the first Pakistani actress to act in the Indian movie Nazar (The first Indo-Pakistani joint venture movie). Before starting her career as an actress, she worked as a model and stage performer.
Sheikhupura, Pakistan born Meera won Pakistani cinema’s prestigious Nigar Award for Best Actress in an Urdu-language film Kelowna. Here’s all the detail information about Meera’s early life, personal life, career, and net worth.
Irtiza Rubab- Early life and Personal life
Meera was born on May 12, 1977, as Irtiza Rubab to father-Mohammad Syed Shafqat Shah and mother- Syeda Zahra Bukhari. During Irtiza’s childhood, her family moved to Kashmir and there she received her primary level education.
She completed her graduation from Kinnaird College for Women University. Meera has total four brothers and sisters- Syeda Hussain, Syed Ahsan Abbas, Murtaza Ahsan and Rubab Aqs.
Moving towards Meera’s personal life, she was criticized in the showbiz industry. She continuously remains in news about her marriage issue and affairs with the cricketer Shoaib Akhtar and Atiq ur Rehman. However, in 2013, she married Captain Naveed Iqbal.
Irtiza Rubab- Career
Meera used to work as a model before she got her first TV advertisement. After that, she signed to the entertainment industry. She made her first acting debut in 1995 with movie Kanta. In 1999, she earned critical acclaim for her role in Khilona and also won her first Nigar Award.
During her struggling period to be an actress, she was often referred to as the Madhuri Dixit of Pakistan. With the release of the film Inteha, she again received another commercial and critical success. She won the second consecutive Nigar Awards- “Best Actress of the year” for her break out performance.
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In 2005, Meera made her Bollywood debut in the film Nazar against Ashmit Patel. After that, she worked in the films Kasak, Paanch Ghantey Mien Paanch Crore, Shor Sharaba.
In 2004, she portrayed an important role in ‘Salakhain’ which helped her to gain worldwide recognization. The Legendary actress’s other popular movies are ‘Baazigar’, ‘Ghar Kab Aao Gay’, ‘Nazar’, ‘Jab Tak Hain Hum’ and other.
Irtiza Rubab- Net worth
Meera has been working in the field of entertainment since 1995 and has done many best movies. From her profession, she earns a good sum of money. However, her current estimated net worth if still under review.
Meera has maintained a standard life. She is often seen hanging out with her friends, attending shows, programs and further she also visits new places during her vacation. Recently, she confirms that she is permanently moving to the United States.