Alishba Yousuf was born on September 16, 1985 in Karachi, Pakistan. She was raised up from a Muslim family in Pakistan. She is a VJ, model and television actress from year 2010 up to the present. Her sisters, Palwasha Yousuf and Sayra Yousuf Khan are models, VJ and actresses. Alishba was married to Rayyan Durrani in February 12, 2009 in Karachi that was held through an Islamic wedding ceremony. She entered her journey in the industry when she was just 16-years old. She got her fame through the famous song, Mehndi and subsequently worked in some drama serials.
She initiated her career in Pakistani’s youth entertainment channel, AAG TV as a VJ. Later, she started to appear in several television commercials of some of the prominent brands in Pakistan like the Peki, Mobilink and more. She was debuted as an actress in the television serial, Chand Pe Dastak as Aahoo along with
on Hum TV in 2010. Then she acted in a supporting role in Pakistani drama series, Main Abdul Qadir Hoon as Zareen Khan Afridi. She appeared as the protagonist of the series. Subsequently, in year 2011, she acted in Ek Nazar Meri Taraf on Geo TV. She also joined the reality show, Desi Kuriyan on ARY Digital together with Palwasha Yousuf from which she needs to live the life of an average village girl. She also ventured in a comedic role in the comedy drama series, Takkay Ki Ayegi Baraat on Geo TV and did the role of Sila Chaudry. She played the role of Zoya on Geo TV’s Meray Charagar.
In 2012, she played the role of Arfa in the drama series, Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley on Hum TV. This is a story that revolves around two friends Ahmed, a poor shopkeeper and Abdul, a wealthy owner of an affluent engineering business. Arfa is the youngest daughter of Ahmed who is in love with her maternal cousin. She also acted in the Kis Ki Ayegi Baraat’s sequence, Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat on Geo TV and the romantic-drama serial, Tanhaiyan Naye Silsilay. She is currently acting in Urdu 1’s television Serial, Sagoshi with Noman Ljaz.
Aside from television serials, Alishba also did telefilms like Mangni Arranged and Pappu Ki Paroson on Hum TV. Alishba is a versatile actress who does natural acting in most of appearances in television serials. Because of this, she was widely known in Pakistani audiences especially the youth. And because of her skills as a VJ, it wasn’t hard for her to take a leap from being a host to becoming an actress.