Atiqa Odho is a Pakistani actress, television personality, and entrepreneur. She was born on February 12, 1968, in Karachi, Pakistan. Atiqa began her career in the Pakistani entertainment industry in the late 1980s and has since become one of the most well-known actresses in the country.
Atiqa Odho started her career in 1989 with the PTV drama serial "Dasht". After that, she appeared in several successful television dramas, including "Sitara Aur Mehrunissa", "Jangloos", "Harjaee", and "Ankahi". Her acting skills and charming personality earned her a large following, and she quickly became a household name in Pakistan.
Aside from her acting career, Atiqa Odho has also hosted several television shows, including the popular cooking show "Atiqa Odho's Recipe". She has also been a judge on the Pakistani version of the reality television show "Dancing with the Stars".
In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, Atiqa Odho is also a successful entrepreneur. She launched her own cosmetics line, Atiqa Odho Cosmetics, in 2003, which has since become one of the most popular makeup brands in Pakistan. She is also a philanthropist and has worked with various charitable organizations in the country.
Atiqa Odho has received numerous awards for her contributions to the Pakistani entertainment industry. In 2012, she was awarded the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, one of the highest civilian honors in Pakistan, for her services to the industry.
In recent years, Atiqa Odho has also become involved in politics. She joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party in 2010 and contested in the 2013 general elections as a candidate for the party. However, she was not successful in winning a seat in the National Assembly.
Despite facing some controversy and criticism throughout her career, Atiqa Odho remains a respected figure in the Pakistani entertainment industry and a role model for many aspiring actors and entrepreneurs in the country.