Aisha Linnea Akhtar is an actress cum filmmaker, born on 29th June 1989 in the USA. Her father, Akhtar, is a Pakistani, and her mother, Rita, is Norwegian. She has a brother and a sister. Aisha went to Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, for her higher education. Shahbaz Hamid Shigri, the famous cinematographer cum actor, was her childhood friend. Aisha tied the knots with him in 2012. But, they ended their marriage in 2018. Later, she got married in 2021. Aisha co-owns a production banner, Incahoots Films.
Aisha made her film debut in 2010 with Slackistan. The movie was produced and directed by Hammad Khan. Aisha played the lead role and shared the screen space with Shahbaz Hamid Shigri,
Ali Rehman Khan
, Shahana Khan Khalil,
Osman Khalid Butt
, Khalid Saeed, and Rafey Alam. In 2011, she made her musical debut with Jee Dhoondhta Hai. In 2013, she worked as the production manager in the film Anima State, directed by Hammad Khan. The film featured Omar Khalid Butt, Shahana Jan, Johnny Mustafa,
, and Uns Mufti. Aisha directed videos for Adil Omar, Shamoon Ismail, and Elliphant. She was also nominated for the Best Music Video Director award several times at Lux Style Awards. She made her solo directorial debut with You And I for Kuch Khaas in 2019.