A Pakistani television and film actress, Zeba Bakhtiar made her big screen debut opposite to Rishi Kapoor in Indian movie Heena. She is also popular for her role as an innocent Kashmiri girl in Pakistani action crime drama serial Laag.
The Beauty icon of Pakistan, Zeba owns One Motion Pictures in partnership with her sonAzaan Sami Khan. Here we present all the detail information about Zeba Bakhtiar’s early life, education, relationship, marriage, divorce, career and net worth.
Zeba Bakhtiar- Early life and Personal life
Zeba Bakhtiar was born on November 5, 1962, in Quetta, Pakistan. She is the daughter of a former Attorney General Yahiys Bakhtiyar. Her father of is an ethnic Pashtun from Quetta whereas her mother is of Hungarian descent.
Zeba has two brothers, both are doctors and a sister who is a corporate lawyer. She spends her entire childhood in Pakistan. In an interview, she said:
“I consider myself Pakistani more but I respect my roots”.
Zeda completed her schooling from a convent school in Quetta and for her higher studies, she attended Kinnaird College in Lahore. She did her bachelor’s degree in law but could not complete it.
Talking about Zeba’s personal life, she was previously married to singer Adnan Sami in 1993 but they separated in 1997. They together have a son together- Azaan. Currently, Azaan is married to his childhood love.
As per some reports, Zeba’s marriage with Adnan was her third marriage. Previously from 1989 to 1990, she was married to Javed Jaffrey. Earlier that she was in a marriage relationship with Salma Villiani. Moreover, at present, she is living a single life.
Zeba Bakhtiar- Career
Zeba started her career in the TV play Anarkali which leads her critical praise in Pakistan. Her role in the television serial helped her for her big screen debut in 1991 movie Henna. And again her work in was widely appreciated by all.
Zeba gave her best performance in the movies Mohabbat Ki Arzoo in 1994, Stuntman in 1994, Jai Vikraanta in 1995, Muqadama in 1996, Chief Sahib in 1996, Qaid in 1996 and Babuin 2001.
After doing a series of movies, Zeba again made her come back to the television serials. There was a drastic change in her performance as she brought a new level of intensity with her performance. She gave excellent performances in the Pakistani serial Laag, where she portrayed the role of a leader of the “Kashmiri Independence Movement”.
Again Zeba role as a handicapped girl in the serial Pehli Mohabbat was mind-blowing. Likewise, she also gave her best in the Lollywood films like Sangam and Kundi.
Zeba Bakhtiar- Net worth
Multi awards winner, Zeba Bakhtiar is living a lavish life. She has starred in numerous movies and television serials for which she earned a decent amount of money. Likewise, she further adds money from her production company One Motion Pictures.
Currently, Zeba has an estimated net worth of $8 million. She now lives in Karachi with her son Azzan. Zeba is still busy in directing, producing and acting in the television serials. At the age of 56, she is still so attached to her work.