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Juggun “Jay” Kazim, whose real name is Syeda Mehrbano Kazim, is a Pakistani-Canadian actress, TV host, and YouTuber. With a prolific career, she has appeared in several Pakistani and Canadian films. She also serves as the ambassador for Garnier Fructis in Pakistan.
Juggan Kazim Biography:
|Syeda Mehrbano Kazim
|5 feet 3 inches
Juggan Kazim Age:
- Age: 54 years
Juggan Kazim Early Life:
Juggan Kazim was born into a Kashmiri Punjabi Muslim family in Lahore, Pakistan. She has an older sister, a younger brother, and her uncle Raza Kazim is a lawyer and arts enthusiast. Juggan’s famous journalist aunt is Nasim Zehra.
Her parents split when she was just one year old. Despite conservative views held by her father, Syed Abbas Kazim, on a woman’s place, he allowed her to work as a child model. Juggan, who had aspirations to act from a young age, had to defy societal expectations to pursue her passion. Her mother, Ghazala Saigol, held more progressive views.
Juggan Kazim is proficient in Urdu, English, and Punjabi.
Juggan Kazim Education:
Juggan Kazim studied at Kinnaird College and King’s College in Canada, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Media. Additionally, she holds a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.
Juggan Kazim Career:
Juggan Kazim has been in media work since age four, appearing in advertisements for products like Samsonite. She made her debut in a commercial play at 14, directed by her best friend Mashal Peerzada. Her professional career as Juggan Kazim began in Toronto after Sutherland Models approached her to work as a model.
Her first feature film role was as “Gugan” in “Pink Ludoos” directed by Gaurav Seth and co-starring Shaheen Khan. She has also appeared in various stage productions and television shows, including “The Eleventh Hour” and her own show, “Beanbag,” which she wrote and hosted.
Juggun Kazim has received recognition for her work, including being named the “Brand Ambassador” for L’Oréal’s Garnier brand in Pakistan and winning the Best Supporting Actress Award for “Meri Unsuni Kahani.” She continues to host the show “Morning with Juggun” on PTV Home.
Juggan Kazim Personal Life:
In December 2004, Juggun Kazim returned to Pakistan from Canada after marrying Ahmed Tajik, whom she met at a friend’s wedding. However, after enduring physical abuse for over a year, she left the marriage with their two-month-old son, Hamza.
The father is not involved in the boy’s upbringing, as they both agreed due to her own experiences growing up with divorced parents. On June 27, 2013, Juggun Kazim married Feisal H Naqvi and they have a son named Hassan and a daughter named Noor Bano, born on October 9, 2020.