Shagufta Ejaz Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Husband: Yahya Siddiqui
Religion: Islam
Age: 52 Years

Shagufta Ejaz

Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown
DebutTV: 'Jangloos' (1989) as Jamila
Shagufta Ejaz in a still from the TV show 'Jangloos'
AwardBest Supporting Actress Award for her performance in the TV show 'Mere Qatil Mere Dildar' (2011) at Hum Awards in 2013
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 May 1971 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023) 52 Years
BirthplaceKunjah, District Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan
Zodiac signTaurus
College/UniversityUniversity of Karachi [1]Facebook - Shagufta Ejaz
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsYahya Siddiqui
Husband/SpouseYahya Siddiqui (second marriage)
Shagufta Ejaz with her husband and daughters
ChildrenSon- 2
• Hasan Siddiqui (step-son)
• Shahbaz Siddiqui (step-son)
Daughter- 4
• Haya Ali Siddiqui (from first marriage)
• Anya Ali Siddiqui (from first marriage)
• Nabiha Ali Siddiqui (from second marriage)
• Emaan Ali Siddiqui (from second marriage)

Note: Photo in 'Husband' section.
ParentsNames not known
Shagufta Ejaz with her mother
Shagufta Ejaz with her father
SiblingsBrother- 2 (Names not known)
Shagufta Ejaz with her brother and daughter
Shagufta Ejaz with her brother
Sister- Roohi Ejaz (deceased)
An old photograph of Shagufta Ejaz with her sister

Shagufta Ejaz

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shagufta Ejaz

  • Shagufta Ejaz is a Pakistani actress known for her work in Urdu television dramas. In 2023, she made a guest appearance on the celebrity talk show ‘Hasna Mana Hai,’ which aired on Geo TV.
  • At the age of 16, she began her career in the showbiz industry as a model. Later, she started working as an actress in the Pakistani television industry.
  • After making her television debut with the TV show ‘Jangloos’ (1989), she appeared in the TV show ‘Aanch’ (1992) in which she played the role of Ulfat. The show was well received by the audience, marking the breakthrough of the actress’ career.

    Shagufta Ejaz in a still from the TV show 'Aanch'

    Shagufta Ejaz in a still from the TV show ‘Aanch’

  • In 2000, she played the role of Sadia in the TV series ‘Aansoo,’ which aired on PTV.

    Shagufta Ejaz in a still from the show 'Aansoo'

    Shagufta Ejaz in a still from the show ‘Aansoo’

  • In 2016, a troubling incident occurred at Shagufta Ejaz’s salon in Karachi involving Hina Khan, who is the wife of a NAB official, and Shagufta Ejaz’s daughter, Haya Ali. The incident occurred when Hina Khan claimed to have forgotten her gold chain at the salon, but Shagufta Ejaz clarified that the salon’s policy doesn’t hold them responsible for any loss of clients’ personal belongings. The situation escalated into a heated argument and turned into a physical altercation when Hina Khan started assaulting the staff members. She even called the police to the site, who also joined in, and began beating the staff members without any warrant. [2]The Express Tribune
  • In 2017, she appeared in the TV series ‘Hari Hari Churiyan’ in which she played the role of Surraya.
  • She created a YouTube channel named ‘Shagufta Ejaz’ in 2021, where she often uploads her vlogs and makeup tutorial videos.
  • Her performance as Dr Salma in the TV series ‘Chaudhry and Sons’ (2022), aired on Har Pal Geo, received immense appreciation from the audience.

    Poster of the TV show 'Chaudhry and Sons'

    Poster of the TV show ‘Chaudhry and Sons’

  • In 2023, her appearance on the chat show ‘Hasna Mana Hai,’ the actress opened up about her real age. In the show, she clarified that the information available on the internet is inaccurate. She revealed that according to the internet, she is around 63 years old, but in reality, she is 52. Furthermore, she said that while the internet claims she has worked in films, she clarified that she hasn’t actually been a part of the film industry.

    Shagufta Ejaz in the talk show 'Hasna Mana Hai'

    Shagufta Ejaz in the talk show ‘Hasna Mana Hai’

  • Some of her most notable TV shows include ‘Angar Wadi’ (1994), ‘Makan’ (2006), ‘Meray Qatil Meray Dildar’ (2011), ‘Silsilay’ (2018), and ‘Bebasi’ (2021).
  • In addition to her acting career, she has also worked as an air hostess for one and a half years.
  • In an interview, she revealed that she comes from a conservative family that initially forbade her from pursuing a career in the showbiz industry. Therefore, to convince her parents, she once resorted to a hunger strike.
  • In an interview, while talking about her love story she revealed that she and Yahya Siddiqui met while working on a TV show that Yahya Siddiqui was producing. She further revealed that Yahya Siddiqui persisted for two years before successfully convincing her to marry him. She said,

    Though I was sceptical about it initially, he was determined to convince me and stood by his commitment. It took him two years to convince me and with his commitment I finally accepted his proposal after that.”