Vasay Chaudhry Family, Biography, Wiki

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Vasay Chaudhry 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki

Pakistani screenwriter

Born: November 12, 1981 (age 38 years), Lahore, Pakistan

Spouse: Mahera Shah (m. 2008)

Education: Lahore School of Economics, University of the Punjab

Nominations: Lux Style Award for Best TV Writer, Lux Style Award for Best Supporting Actor

Chaudhry was born on 12 November 1981 and lives in Lahore.

He completed his A-levels studies from Lahore College of Arts and Sciences.

Chaudhry enrolled himself at Government College University (Lahore) for a bachelor’s degree but ended up graduating from University of Punjab, Lahore.

Later, he began an MBA at Lahore School of Economics but dropped the course after the first semester.

He later earned an MMA (Master’s in Multimedia Arts) degree at National College of Arts.

He married Mahera Shah in 2008 and the couple have three daughters together.

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Vasay Chaudhry 10 Fast Facts, Biography, Wiki

Chaudhry started his career in 1998 when he did a theatre play called Desperado. He recalls, “I had just a 45-second role in it!

So I started off with a role – that calling it a cameo would be a disgrace!

I began to pursue theatre seriously when I went to LACAS for my A-levels where I met Zain Ahmed (actress/director Samina Ahmad’s son) and acted and assisted him on his play, Blood wedding”.

Afterwards, he went on to become head of the Dramatics Club in LACAS and directed an old Urdu play called Bari Dair Meherban Aatay Aatay for the Rafi Peer Theatre International Theatre Festival.

Chaudhry’s first writing venture for television was a sitcom called Jutt and Bond in 2001, starring Fawad Khan in lead role along with Ahmad Ali Butt and Farah Tufail.

It was television adaptation of his theatre play of the same name performed in 2000.

Chaudhry approached Younis Butt to write the series; when he refused, Chaudhry wrote the show himself.

He recollected the memories of Jutt and Bond while speaking to a newspaper

“So, then I sat down to make the decision and thought about all the terrible dramas I have seen in my life.

I thought about how bad could my writing really is, decided to give it a shot and wrote Jutt and Bond.”

In 2010, after establishing himself in 25-minute sitcom business, he wrote his first long TV serial Dolly ki Ayegi Baraat, which turned out to be a huge commercial and critical hit.

He continued writing long TV serials after success of Dolly.

Chaudhry in an interview stated that he has started enjoying writing for film and TV more than sitcoms.

Chaudhry’s most famous TV plays as a writer include Timmy G, Dolly Ki Ayegi Baraat, Takkay Ki Ayegi Baraat, Inspector Khojee, Kash Tu Mera Baap Na Hota, Yeh Shaadi Nahi Ho Sakti, telefilm Armaan and Jackson Heights (drama).

He terms his Eid Special play Kash Tu Mera Baap Na Hota which aired on Geo TV, 2011, as one of his personal favourite work along with Inspector Khojee and Jackson Heights.

In cinematic work, he debuted with the script and screenplay writing for Main Hoon Shahid Afridi; it was declared a commercial hit of Pakistani cinema, 2013, and garnered accolades from critics and audience alike.

Chaudhry has been seen in TV commercials from time to time, prominent ones include MCB ad and Zong.

Chaudhry wrote in the Herald (Pakistan) as a film reviewer and critic for a brief period, during 2002–03.

Since then he has occasionally contributed towards writing on Pakistani media and cinema in Pakistan’s leading newspapers like Pakistan Today, The Express Tribune and The News.