If your are a Television Fan there is one name you must be aware of, infact people who aren’t even into TV seem to know her. Her fame is just not limited in Pakistan but people living aboard also recognize her. Despite being a doctor she has innate talent for acting. By now you must have guessed whom i am referring too. Yes guys i am talking about, none other then Dr. Shaista Wahidi. Dr. shaista Wahidi was born on 26th November. And has become a leading TV anchor.
Despite being a doctor she has entered the television industry and it is not every day that you encounter a doctor or an engineer entering the industry. But it feels refreshing to have well informed and educated people into our industry. Dr. Shaista received her early education from Habib Girls School, Karachi. Later She joined Bahria College where she passed her Matriculation in 1992. After completing FSc from Govt. College for Women, Karachi she joined Sindh Medical College and obtained her MBBS degree in 2000.
Career of Dr. Shaista Wahidi
She started her career as a radio anchorperson which led her to become a News Anchor at a private TV Channel. She revealed her inner talent after hosting live shows on TV. Her first TV show was “Hum aur App Barah-e-Rast” which aired on the same channel. her first big break through was when she hosted a very famous and popular show “Good morning Pakistan” which was aired on ARY digital. But presently this Pakistani actress is working with Geo TV an as anchor and hosting GEO’s morning show “Utho Jago Pakistan”. She has also done modeling for some very famous designers and is a very famous model. During an interview when asked, how does she feel about Good Morning Pakistan, Shaista said
GMP is my baby and I am proud of leading it for a years. Yes, it’s challenging hosting and producing as this means looking after the content and participating in the overall planning of the show, but I am ably supported by my production team led by my senior producer Talat Raza. In our team, one thing is very clear that no one is the boss and we all have the right to be heard. It’s a culture I love at ARY and am glad the channel has helped me cultivate a similar environment in the team.
The other programs she has worked in are
- Hum Aur Aap Brah-e-Rast on Indus Vision.
- Pak Raha Hai Kiya on Indua Vision.
- Shaista and You on Ary Digital.
- Bakhabar Savera on Ary One World (Now known as Ary News)
- Good Morning Pakistan on Ary Digital.
- Geo MOrning Show on GEO TV.
- In an interview for The Nation,
The awards she won for her devotion and passion for work are
- City Talent Women Awards (2006)
- Dalda Expert Mom (Honorary Award) (2009)
- Pakistan Media Awards for Best Anchor (2010)
Personal Life Of Dr. Shaista Wahidi