Maria Wasti Biography
Maria Wasti is a talented film and drama actress from Pakistan. She has been in showbiz since 1996. Along with being an actress, she is one of the best hosts in Pakistan. Currently, she is appearing in the drama serial, Mayi Ri on ARY Digital. Get to know more about Maria Wasti in this article.
- Dramas list
Maria Wasti is 43 years old in 2023. She was born on 14th August 1980.
Maria Wasti was born in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania. She spent seven years of her early life in Tanzania with her family. Later, her family moved to Pakistan.
Her family has a lot of well-known personalities who are linked to the Pakistani showbiz industry. Her uncle and aunt, Rizwan Wasti and Tahira Wasti were famous actors and producers in the Pakistani film and drama industry. Their daughter, Laila Wasti is also an actress. So, Maria Wasti is a cousin of Laila Wasti and niece of Rizwan Wasti and Tahira Wasti.
She is not yet married and has chosen to remain single till now.
According to Maria’s family’s wish, they wanted to see her as a doctor. However, her interest lay in Business Management. But, coincidently, she landed in the drama industry.
When Maria Wasti started acting, there was only one entertainment channel in Pakistan, Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV). She was only 16 years old when she worked in the drama serial, Sarah Aur Ammara that aired in 1996. Maria got this role as she gained PTV’s Programme Manager, Bakhtiar Ahmed. She did this role alongside Resham. Then she played a challenging role in Bano Qudsia’s Kallo in which she transformed herself into a dark-complexioned girl who falls in love with a fairer man.
She has also tried her luck in hosting and has been successful at it. Her famous morning show was Sunrise in Istanbul which she used to host on a ship. She invited a lot of Pakistani celebrities on her show for interviews. Then, she also hosted a game show, Croron Mein Khel on Bol Entertainment. Maria Wasti has also worked in Pakistani film, Ramchand Pakistani in 2008.
Maria has done a lot of drama throughout her career. She has opted for versatile roles as protagonists, antagonists, or supporting characters. Some of her famous dramas are:
- Sarah Aur Ammara (1997)
- Boota from Toba Tek Singh (1999)
- Badalon Par Basera (2001)
- Seeshay Ka Mahal (2001)
- Moorat (2004)
- Riyasat (2005)
- Kuch Dil Ne Kaha (2006)
- Thori Door Saarh Chalo (2007)
- Khandaan (2008)
- Kaun (2008)
- Kuch Ankaho Baatain (2009)
- Woh Chaar (2010)
- Diya Jalay (2010)
- Aurat Ka Ghar Konsa (2011)
- Susral Ke Rang Anokhay (2012)
- Rehaai (2013)
- Kalmoohi (2013)
- Malika-e-Aliya (2014)
- Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain (Season 2)
- Cheekh (Special Appearance)
- Aik Sitam Aur (2022)
- Mayi Ri (2023)
She has won two prestigious HUM Style Awards in her life.
- Best TV Actress award for Riyasat
- Best Film Actress for Ramchand Pakistani
Is Maria Wasti the daughter of Tahira Wasti?
Maria Wasti is Tahira Wasti and Rizwan Wasti’s niece.
How old is Maria Wasti?
She was born on 14th August 1980. She is 43 years old as of 2023.
Is Maria Wasti married?
She is still single at the age of 43. She has not married anyone yet.
What are Maria Wasti’s drama names?
Some of her famous drama serials are Sarah Aur Ammara, Malika-e-Aliya, Dil Jalay, Aik Sitam Aur, and Mayi Ri.