Yamina Peerzada

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Yamina Peerzada is a Pakistani actress and puppeteer. She played a leading role in Haseena Moin's Anjaane Nagar (2013) and won Lux Style Award for Best TV Actress - Terrestrial for her performance in Roshni Andhera Roshni (2013). Her performance in Babar Javed's Roag (2011) earned her a nomination of Pakistan Media Award for Best Supporting Actress as well.

Early life

Peerzada was born into the family of Rafi Peer, and daughter of Sadaan Peerzada. She is the niece of actor Usman Peerzada.[1]

In 2017, she married to musician Jaffer Zaidi.[2]


Peerzada made her acting debut in 2009 with a side role in Usman Peerzada's directorial Rangeel Pur which aired on PTV Home.[3] In 2013, she played the protagonist role in Haseena Moin's Anjaane Nagar.[4] She received Lux Style Award for Best TV Actress - Terrestrial for her performance in Roshni Andhera Roshni.[5] In 2017, she played a role in Geo TV's drama Khan.[6]

As a granddaughter of Rafi Peer, she has taken forward the legacy of her grandfather and frequently works as a puppeteer in festivals and theatre puppet shows.[7][8][9]


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Roag
2013 Roshni Andhera Roshni
2013 Anjaane Nagar Shezar
2017 Khan

Awards and nominations

Year Ceremony Category Project Result
2014[10] Lux Style Awards Best Television Actress - Terrestrial Roshni Andhera Roshni Won


  1. "روزنامہ دنیا :- انٹرٹینمنٹ / شوبز کی دنیا:-ہدایت کارہ و اداکارہ یمینہ پیرزادہ پیاگھر سدھار گئیں". Roznama Dunya: روزنامہ دنیا :-.
  2. desk, Web (June 15, 2019). "یمینہ پیرزادہ اور جعفر زیدی شادی کے بندھن میں بند گئے". Samaa.
  3. "رفیع پیر کی پوتی نے بھی اداکاری شروع کردی". Nawaiwaqt. June 7, 2009.
  4. "Every time Haseena Moin inspired us with her drama serials". February 21, 2019.
  5. Desk, Entertainment (August 13, 2014). "2014 Lux Style Awards: Meet the nominees!". DAWN.COM.
  6. "Drama serial 'Khan' to air last episode tonight". www.thenews.com.pk.
  7. Ahmed, Shoaib (January 19, 2018). "Puppet fest opens at Rafi Peer Cultural Complex". DAWN.COM.
  8. Hasan, Shazia (June 29, 2020). "WOW Festival begins online". DAWN.COM.
  9. "Olomopolo Media's new summer play paints the town green". August 11, 2018.
  10. Desk, Entertainment (December 4, 2014). "13th Lux Style awards: And the winners are..." DAWN.COM.

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