Urwa Hocane Biography
Urwa Tul Wusqua Hussain, better known by her stage name Urwa Hocane is a Pakistani VJ, model and actress. She made her film debut in the 2014 romantic comedy Na Maloom Afraad.
Urwa Hocane was born in Karachi but she grew up in Islamabad where she completed her education from Bahria College, Islamabad. She is the sister of another television actress Mawra Hocane. As a teenager, she performed as a theatre artist before she started working as a VJ for ARY Musik. As a sign of filial devotion to her younger sibling Mawra, when Urwa started her career she chose to use the name Hocane and over time, it stuck.
She made her acting debut with leading role in the 2012 romantic drama Meri Ladli alongside Ahsan Khan and Sajal Ali. She later appeared in serials such as Kahi Un Kahi, and Madiha Maliha. Her portrayal of a girl subjected to family pressures and a forced wedding in Marasim.
She made her film debut in the 2014 romantic comedy Na Maloom Afraad opposite Fahad Mustafa, Mohsin Abbas Haider and Javed Sheikh. The film received generally positive reviews, and she was praised for her performance. She was offered Ekta Kapoor’s Bollywood film Azhar alongside Emran Hashmi, which she refused saying that she didn’t want to do bold scenes.
Urwa Hocane married Farhan Saeed in December 2016. He is a Pakistani singer-songwriter and actor. Farhan was the former lead vocalist of the Pakistani band Jal. He is the owner of the restaurant Cafe Rock. He has sung in Urdu and Punjab.