Mawra Hocane Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | May 23, 2024

Date of Birth

28 / September / 1992


32 Years


• Actor • Model • VJ

Mawra Hocane, whose real name is Mawra Hussain, is a versatile Pakistani actress, model, and VJ. She made her television debut in 2011 with the Urdu drama “Khichri Salsa” on A-Plus TV and later ventured into Hindi cinema with the film “Sanam Teri Kasam” in 2016, where she played the character Saraswati Parthasaarthy Parihaar, also known as Saru.

Mawra Hocane Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography, & More

In 2018, she starred as Zoe in the Urdu film “Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2.” Her talents and popularity were recognized when she received the Social Media Sensation award at the Masala! Awards in 2017. Mawra Hocane was born on September 28, 1992.

Early Life

Mawra Hocane, originally Mawra Hussain, altered her surname’s spelling in 7th grade to make it unique. She aspired to be Miss Universe as a child and was actively involved in her school’s choir and extracurricular activities, even serving as a school prefect. At 13, she earned her first salary of 8000 PKR. Before her acting career, Mawra worked as a VJ for ARY Musik and participated in numerous theatrical productions. She is a fan of Ranbir Kapoor, sharing her September 28 birthday with him, and received a video message from him in 2014.


Mawra Hocane was born on September 28, 1992 (a Monday) in Karachi, Pakistan. As of 2024, she is 32 years old. Her zodiac sign is Libra, and she holds Pakistani nationality.


Mawra Hocane hails from Islamabad, Pakistan. She completed her schooling at Bahria College Islamabad and pursued higher education at The Institute of Legal Studies, Islamabad, graduating with an LLB in 2018. Additionally, she studied at the Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design in Lahore, earning a degree in Fashion Designing.

Physical Stats

Mawra Hocane stands approximately 5′ 9″ (175 cm) tall, with dark brown eyes and light ash brown hair.

Husband and Boyfriend

Mawra Hocane is currently unmarried. She has been linked with actor and singer Ameer Gilani and was previously involved with Aamish Azhar. Hocane and Azhar got engaged in 2014, but they parted ways in 2015.


Mawra Hocane’s parents are Mushtaq Hussain, who served in the Pakistani Army, and Razia Makhdoom. She has two siblings: a younger brother named Ins E Yazdan and an elder sister, Urwa Hocane, who is also an actor and model.

Mawra Hocane with her Parents

Mawra Hocane with her Parents

Mawra Hocane with her Sister Urwa Hocane

Mawra Hocane with her Sister Urwa Hocane

Mawra Hocane with her Boyfriend Ameer Gilani

Mawra Hocane with her Boyfriend Ameer Gilani


Mawra Hocane began her career as a VJ on the ARY Musik channel before transitioning to acting. She gained prominence with her performances in Pakistani television series such as ‘Ek Tamanna Lahasil Si’ (2012), ‘Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare’ (2012), and ‘Aahista Aahista’ (2014). She also starred in other notable series like ‘Haasil’ (2015) and ‘Qissa Meherbano Ka’ (2021). In 2016, she made it to the HIP Top 10 list, reaching the 6th spot for her strong and vocal personality. Mawra has also walked the ramp for renowned Pakistani designers such as Hassan Sheheryar Yasin (HSY) and Tabya.


Year Role Title
2016 Saraswati “Saru” Parthasarthy Sanam Teri Kasam
2018 Zoe Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2


Year Role Serial
2013 Halki si Khalish
Maha Mere Harjai
2015 Maryam Maryam
2017 Sammi Sammi
2018 Aliya Aangan
2019 Sunehri Daasi
2020 Anaya Aziz Sabaat
2021 Mehrbano Qissa Meherbano Ka
2023 Zimal Riyasat Neem
2023 Rishtina Nauroz
2024 Fizza Chaudhary Let’s Try Mohabbat
2012 Ghar Aae Mehman
2015 Papa Razi

Awards and Nominations

Category Award Result
Best Soap Actress 1st Hum Awards Nominated
Social Media Sensation Masala! Awards Won
Best Actress 6th Hum Awards Nominated
Best Actress Popular Nominated
Best TV Actress (Viewers’ Choice) Lux Style Awards Nominated
Best TV Actress (Critics’ Choice) Nominated
Best Actress Popular 8th Hum Awards Nominated
Best Actress-Jury Nominated

Net Worth

Mawra Hocane’s net worth amounts to $3 million dollars.

Favourites Things

TV Show(s) American: Friends (1994), The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Perfume Gucci Guilty
Holiday Destination California
Food Pakistani Biryani, Chocolate Fudge Cake
Colour(s) Pink, Blue
Actor(s) Bollywood: Ranbir Kapoor, Salman Khan
Hollywood: Brad Pitt

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mawra Hocane

  • Mawra Hocane changed her surname’s spelling from ‘Hussain’ to ‘Hocane’ when she was in 7th standard to make it different and interesting.
  • She wanted to be a Miss Universe when she was a child. During her time in junior high school, she joined the school’s choir.
  • Mawra was a school prefect. She was actively involved in many extracurricular activities.
  • Her first salary was 8000 PKR, which she earned at the age of 13.
  • Before acting, she worked as a VJ for a show on the ARY Musik channel.
  • She has also performed in many theatrical productions. She is a huge fan of Ranbir Kapoor and shares her birthday with him on 28 September.
  • In 2014, Ranbir sent a video message to her on Instagram.
  • She gained recognition through her performances in Pakistani television series like Hum TV’s ‘Ek Tamanna Lahasil Si’ (2012), ‘Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare’ (2012), and ‘Aahista Aahista’ (2014).
  • She has appeared in many other Pakistani television series like Geo Television Network’s ‘Haasil’ (2015) and Hum TV’s ‘Qissa Meherbano Ka’ (2021).
  • In 2016, she was featured on the HIP Top 10 list.
  • She reached the 6th spot on the list due to her strong and vocal personality. Mawra has walked the ramp at various events for Pakistani designers like Hassan Sheheryar Yasin aka HSY and Tabya.
  • Mawra loves animals, and she frequently posts her pictures with them on social media.

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Karachi, Pakistan
Children N/A
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Light Ash Brown
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality Pakistani
Parents Father: Mushtaq Hussain, Mother: Razia Makhdoom
Profession • Actor • Model • VJ
Siblings Brother: Ins E Yazdan, Sister: Urwa Hocane
Spous Aamish Azhar (ex-fiancé)
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Libra


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