Bushra Ansari is the daughter of noted Pakistani writer and journalist Ahmad Bashir. She was born in Karachi on February 16, 1954. She did her schooling in Lady Griffin's School at Lahore  and from her early childhood started performing in movies and theatres as a child artist. She completed her intermediate from lahore College of Women University and has a B.A degree from Rawalpindi's Viqar-un-Nisa College for Women.

In 1978, she got married Iqbal Ansari who encouraged her to take up her childhood career of acting and after marriage, she pursued her career in acting with great success. Bushra also tried her hand at writing scripts for films and TV serials and there also she was a great success with Neeli Dhoop, Makaan and Kuchh Dil Ne kaha. Her serial Dil Hai Chhota sa, which she did under supervision of her husband Iqbal Ansari in 2010 for Geo TV is considered to be highest rated TV serial in Pakistan till now. 

Bushra is a very popular and versatile actress and she is equally comfortable in any type of role whether it is a comedy or a serious role. She is also a great singer and and a dynamic compere. She has won numerous awards for her performances. She received Pride of Performance Award in 1989, a Presidential Award from Parvez Musharaf and a Women's Achievement Award fro Benazir Bhutto. She has two daughters who are also accomplished professionals.
Ila Bedi Dutta Hindi Actress

Ila Bedi Dutta

Ila Bedi Dutta is an Indian writer turns producer who has been actively working on television for more than ten years now and she has gained expertise on every genre and medium. Aside from being the granddaughter of the popular writer, Rajendra Singh Bedi, she is also the daughter of the renowned director, Narendra Bedi which proves that she was born to an astounding and enormous ancestry. Her official training as a writer started when she was born and the natural talent that she possess comes from her genes since she belongs to a family that composed of creative thinkers.Ila started writing after converting her grandfather’s short stories to a film script. Until one day, she received a call from actress and producer, Aruna Irani who knew her father and asked her to do the screenplay of the Hindi drama series, Mehndi Tere Naam Ki, then she did Saara Akaash and Milli. Since then, she started to do projects for the past years including the television serial, Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand, which she co-write with Anand Vardhan and Veer Shivaji. She also worked with Minakshi Gupta in creating the serial, Dishaein which was originally aired on DD National. This serial ranked number three on TRPs among all the serials on DD. Ila is also the co-writer of the romantic drama series, Kavyanjali in 2005, Aek Chabhi Hai Padoss Mein in 2006, Virrudh in 2007, Mere Apne, Visarat, ‘Ek Veer Stri Ki Kahaani…Jhansi Ki Rani’ in 2009 and ‘Mujhse Kuchh Kehti…Yeh Khamoshiyaan’ in 2012.Ila also dreams to be a successful producer and since she have been writing for quite too long for other production houses, she decided to take a turn on her career and plunge into production. She, along with her brothers, Manik Bedi and Rajat Bedi along with many others started the Trilogy Krikos Ltd., and worked with their very first and successful soap opera, Hitler Didi which stars Rati Pandey and Sumit Vats.She made her entry into the Bollywood after she donned the screenplay of the action drama film, Agneepath in 2012, along with Karan Malhorta. She also penned the upcoming biopic about the hockey player, Dhyan Chand. Ranbir Kapoor is said to play the main lead role in the forthcoming film under the direction of Rohit Vaid. She is also working for the screenplay of the upcoming Hindi film, Brothers which is set to release in 2015.


Mahesh Pandey

Mahesh Pandey is a renowned Indian script writer, producer and director, known for penning many of the popular shows of Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms like Koshish, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Kasamh Se, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kutumb, Kahiin to Hoga, Bandini, Kesar, Kkusum, Karam Apnaa Apnaa, Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki and Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi. Mahesh also penned the television series, Chhajje Chhajje Ka Pyaar which was aired in 2011 on Sony TV and Rab Se Sohna Isshq on Zee TV. Besides television series, he also worked in the screenplay of Ekta Kapoor’s Bollywood film, Koi Aap Sa, released in 2005.After donning a lot of script writing in many popular television series and films, Mahesh also entered the world of production. He is the co-writer and producer of the popular television series, Anamika on Sony TV. This is the first soap that he produced in association with Indian producer, Vikas Seth under their very first joint venture banner, Trishul Productions. Vikas and Mahesh also produced the popular soap, ‘Dil Se Di Dua…Saubhagyavati Bhava?’ on Life OK.Mahesh also laid his hand and venture in film directing. He made his directorial debut through the film, 332 Mumbai to India in year 2010. His next film will be based on the real-life Bhawari Devi case, which depicts her mysterious death after she went missing on September 2011. Mahesh will be working on this film in association with the Balaji Telefilms and Motion Pictures.He also produced and directed Bhojpuri films, Hum Baal Brahmachari Tu Kanya Kunwari and Rani Chali Sasural under the banner of Mumbaji Arts, released in 2013. He is also the director of the Bhojpuri style of the Bollywood film Sholay and entitled it as Gabbar Singh which shows an entry for the Balaji Telefilms in the Bhojpuri film industry.Mahesh also done distribution of films. His brother, Mukesh Pandey is also in the same industry and he had been helping Mahesh in distributing Hindi, Bhojpuri and English films under their very own banner, Shri Siddhivinayak Media Entertainment Company. They also obtain distribution rights for Hollywood films.Mahesh was originally from Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh close to Varanasi. He got married to Madhu from Varanasi on June 24, 2011. Since their marriage was arranged, her wife was unaware that he is the man behind all the popular television serials, until their engagement. Madhu was very happy to know that he has a passion for writing. Mahesh also got the chance to work with famous personalities like Ekta Kapoor, Manoj Tiwari, Sanket M Vanzara, Karthik Ramalingam and a lot more.

Mahesh Pandey Hindi Actor