Iqra Aziz And Yasir Hussain's Love Story: From Love At First Sight To Proposal At An Award Show

Iqra Aziz is a popular Pakistani actress. Along with a very successful professional front, the actress' love story is nothing short of a dream come true. Iqra tied the knot with Yasir Hussain in 2019.


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Iqra Aziz And Yasir Hussain's Love Story: From Love At First Sight To Proposal At An Award Show

The Pakistani actress, Iqra Aziz Hussain is one of the most talked about names in the entertainment industry. She has been the face of numerous Pakistani popular dramas. But the drama, Suno Chanda and its sequel, Suno Chanda 2 cemented her position in the industry. She rose to popularity not only in Pakistan but also in India. Iqra stepped into the glitz and glam world in 2014 with Kissey Apna Kahein when she was just 17 years old. And at the mere age of 25, Iqra is soaring high in success with a Netflix deal to her name. 

The actress has an equally captivating personal life as her professional one. She fell in love with Pakistani screenwriter, Yasir Hussain, and their love story is nothing less than a fairy tale. Currently, Iqra and Yasir's love story is highly adored in Lollywood (Pakistan's entertainment industry). The couple openly expresses their affection for one another, setting an excellent example for their fans. Let’s have a look at how the couple first met, fell in love, and eventually got married.

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Iqra Aziz and Yasir Hussain first met at an awards show

The couple, Iqra Aziz and Yasir Hussain, talked about meeting each other on various award shows. They revealed that despite crossing paths at multiple events, it wasn't until their meeting in Canada that they began to develop feelings for each other. During an episode of Good Morning Pakistan, Iqra shared how this one encounter changed everything. Speaking about the same, she said:

“We met at awards after that we became friends. We met again at other awards after one year where we got to know each other and spent time together. From then till now, we are together.”

Iqra mentioned that Yasir was always a nice person, and his company kept her all happy and smiling. She said:

“We didn’t travel for awards together but we met at awards where we liked to spend time together with each other. We both had a great time we used to have fun together. He was a nice person and he used to crack good jokes as well.”

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Yasir Hussain fell in love with Iqra Aziz

Yasir Hussain openly expressed his love for Iqra and made the decision to confess his feelings to her following their encounter at the awards show. Following his admission, Yasir approached Iqra's mother to propose marriage. He shared this during an interview with Reema Khan. Yasir said:

“Then I talked to Iqra’s mother and she took some time but then she agreed. I wanted to get married rather than wasting time.”

Yasir Hussain is well-known in Lollywood for speaking his mind. The screenwriter is among those people, who never shy away from calling a spade a spade. He has always been open about his feelings for Iqra, and his openness resulted in a marriage proposal at an awards show. During the 18th Lux Style Awards in 2019, Yasir Hussain proposed to his then-girlfriend, Iqra, by getting down on one knee and asking for her hand in marriage. She happily accepted his proposal in front of everyone and said YES!

Iqra Aziz and Yasir Hussain got married in 2019

On December 28, 2019, Iqra Aziz and Yasir Hussain got married in a small, intimate wedding ceremony. The wedding festivities included a mayun and mehndi ceremony followed by a nikkah and barat ceremony. Both Iqra and Yasir looked stunning on their special day. The actress looked absolutely gorgeous in a traditional all-red lehenga designed by Nomi Ansari. The heavily embroidered garment featured intricate gemstone details throughout.

Iqra chose muted gold statement jewellery to complement her outfit. As anticipated, their wedding was a star-studded event, with many of Pakistan's finest celebrities in attendance. The couple welcomed their son, Kabir Hussain in July 2021. The super gorgeous mommy often shares adorable mother-son moments on her official Instagram handle. 

People know that the Suno Chanda actress, Iqra Aziz tied the knot with Yasir Hussain in her early twenties, and the couple has an age gap of 11 years. Despite that, Iqra feels and firmly believes that whatever is written in someone’s destiny will come to them no matter what.

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Yasir Hussain always cheers for his beautiful wife, Iqra Aziz

Yasir Hussain is always seen cheering for the love of his life, Iqra. As per multiple reports, Iqra Aziz is all set to make her Netflix debut with the streaming platform’s maiden original in the country. Yasir penned a heartfelt note for his wife on his Instagram handle. He captioned the post as:

“Congratulations @iiqraaziz. Ab hamary gher k Netflix pe meri bv aye gi. So proud of you. keep rocking”

The couple celebrated their third marriage anniversary on December 28, 2022. Yasir, yet again, announced to the world that he is knee-deep in love with his wife. He mentioned in his caption that if he ever gets a chance to marry again, he will choose Iqra for the next time as well. He captioned the post:

“20 min baad hamari shadi ko 3 saal ho jaengy. Yeh time kesy guzra pata hi nahi chala (aap ko). 3 saal 3 min ki tarha guzar gaye (aap k) Agar mujh se poochen toh agar mujhy dobara moqa mily tab bhi mai aap se hi shadi karna chahon ga. Because I love you. Because you have a beautiful soul. Happy anniversary, baby.”

Image courtesy: Iqra's IG, Yasir's IG

Well, we love the camaraderie and chemistry of Iqra Aziz and Yasir Hussain. Do you guys love them too?

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