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From ‘Pyarey Afzal’ to ‘Meray Paas Tum Ho’: 7 of Ayeza Khan’s best projects

On Pakistani television, Ayeza Khan is considered a respected star who has made a name for himself among the industry’s elite. Known for her exceptional talent and immense acting skills, Ayeza has received wide recognition and numerous awards.

She is considered by the media to be one of the highest-paid actresses in the country, and her career in the entertainment industry is a testament to her versatility and enduring popularity. Ayeza’s on-screen performances reflect not only her remarkable skills but also her ability to captivate audiences with each nuanced performance. Ayeza continues to make a lasting impact on the screens of Pakistani television and has lent her talents to several notable projects. Below are some notable inclusions:

Pyarey Afzal

In her portrayal of Farah Ibrahim in the critically acclaimed television project, Ayeza demonstrated her prowess as a remarkable performer, contributing to a performance considered by many to be one of the best performances in Pakistani television history. His portrayal of the character added a layer of perfection and brought to life a gripping story full of love, drama, and twists.

The project’s excellence was recognized at the Lux Style Awards, where it received five prestigious awards from seven nominations. Ayeza, in particular, received the Best Actress award for her impeccable performance. Notably, ‘Pyarey Afzal’ gained recognition across borders as it was also aired in India on the Zindagi channel under the same title.

Meray Paas Tum Ho

Ayeza played the role of the infamous Mehwish in this show. The stellar cast of Humayun Saeed, Ayeza, and Adnan Siddiqui took the 19th Lux Style Awards by storm, bagging eight nominations and winning in two categories, including the prestigious award for Best Television Play. The series quickly became a sensation in 2019 and captivated Pakistani audiences from the first episode.

With a record number of television viewers, the series has become the highest-rated drama series in the history of Pakistan. Critics praised the performances and chemistry between Humayun and Ayeza, making them a great on-screen couple. However, the series was criticized for a controversial dialogue in which a character was referred to as “do take ki larki (second-rate/worthless woman),” which gained fame among misogynists in Pakistan and drew heavy criticism from feminists. The series concluded with a “mega double episode” that was simulcast on television and screens in major cinemas across Pakistan, including Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad.

Chupke Chupke

The adorable series hit screens during Ramadan in April and May 2021 and left a lasting impression on the audience. The plot revolves around the Nawab family as they go through the comic chaos that ensues after the Nawab’s death. The story unfolds as his two wives, Naik Bakht and Naik Parwar, find themselves in a violent conflict at every turn.

Ayeza and Osman Khalid Butt played the lead roles of Meenu and Faazi and brought the show alive with their impeccable on-screen chemistry. The series is widely praised for its humorous plot, the captivating dynamics of the protagonists, and the excellent performances of the actors. Remarkably, ‘ChupkeChupke’ reached a remarkable milestone in just two weeks: 100 million combined views on YouTube, which is a testament to the immense popularity and captivating charm Ayeza brought to her role.


The 2021 Pakistani series received mixed responses from viewers and critics. Initial criticism focused on certain scenes, including the “sexual assault accusation” scene in the first episode and the slapping scene between Falak and Daniyal. However, as the story unfolded and the harassment scene was resolved through Ayeza’s character, the series received praise for its positive messages.

The offering received mixed reviews, with some expressing concerns that the plot would develop in multiple directions. Nevertheless, the show’s direction received wide recognition. Ayeza in particular stood out for her exceptional acting skills, as she played a character who seamlessly blended comedy with nuances of evil. Her ability to maintain an attractive aesthetic style that perfectly suits her role has not gone unnoticed. Ayeza’s dedication to her character extended beyond the screen when she created a TikTok personality exclusively for the series. His efforts in portraying the role were widely praised.

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Chaudhry and Sons 

In the 2022 Pakistani romantic family comedy, Ayeza was seen as Parisa “Pari” Ahmed. She plays Dildar’s lost granddaughter, who has been struggling to pass her exams for a long time. Ayeza’s character added a unique flavor to the story, adding depth and authenticity to the portrayal of a young woman facing academic challenges. The plot takes an interesting turn when Paris’ marriage is arranged with Billu, played by Imran Ashraf. Ayeza’s performance in dealing with the complexities of Parisian life shows her versatility as an actress.

Chand Tara

The offering turned out to be a light-hearted romantic comedy, complete with great performances from Ayeza and her Danish husband Taimoor. The series followed the charming story of Chand, played by Danish, a software engineer who wants to lead an independent life in a joint family. Ayeza, for her part, plays Tara, a gynecologist who grew up alone and longs to experience the warmth of a shared family. Ayeza’s portrayal of Tara gave the character a captivating blend of grace and sympathy. Her on-screen chemistry with Danish added depth to the developing love story.


The captivating show focused Ayeza on exploring her inner quest for self-discovery. The story revolves around two upper-class people who are very proud of their individuality. Despite her unwavering commitment to uniqueness, family expectations and limitations lead her down the path of ill-fated romantic adventures that intertwine their fates.

Starring alongside Wahaj Ali, Ayeza played the role of Mubashira Jaffer, affectionately known as MJ, playing a character that was both outspoken and fiery. Her performance was well-received, and fans praised her ability to add nuance to MJ’s character. The star recently thanked the audience for their overwhelming response and acknowledged MJ’s transformation from a perceived villain to a hero in the eyes of viewers.