Sehar Shinwari is a Pakistani actress, host, social media influencer, and social media activist who made headlines in November 2022 after her tweet went viral in which she vowed to marry a Zimbabwean guy if Zimbabwe defeats India in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup match on 6 November 2022 in Melbourne, Australia.
Sehar Shinwari was born on Wednesday, 13 November 1996 (age 26 years; as of 2022) in Hyderabad, Sindh provision of Pakistan. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Sehar completed her masters in political science.
Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Medium Golden Brown
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): 34-27-34
Family & Ethnicity
Sehar Shinwari belongs to a conservative Muslim family, which hailed from the Shinwari tribe of Kohat district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. She belongs to the Pashtun community.
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information available about Sehar’s parents.
She has a brother, Aamir Khan Shinwari, an Urdu columnist.
As of 2022, Sehar is unmarried.
Since childhood, Sehar was fond of pursuing a career in acting. Being from a strict conservative Muslim family, initially, she faced resentment from her family members regarding her decision of becoming an actor, but despite all the obstacles, she pursued her dream of becoming an actor. In an interview, Sehar revealed that only his brother, Aamir Khan Shinwari, supported her during the time when her family opposed her decision. In 2014, Sehar made her acting debut with the Pakistani comedy television show Sair Sawa Sair in which she played the role of Tina on AVT Khyber.
In 2015, she acted in the show Aitbar on AVT Khyber. In 2016, Sehar hosted the show Khyber Sahar on AVT Khyber. In 2017, Sehar played the role of Bakhtawara in the drama serial Khuboona Na Mri on AVT Khyber.
Accused a Pakistani producer of harassment
In May 2020, Sehar accused Rumi, producer of the channel Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV), of offering her to sleep with him in return for a role in the television show. Sehar alleged that after she rejected to sleep with him, Rumi ousted her from the show and terminated the contract signed by her for not fulfilling his wishes. Sehar, took to Twitter, to reveal the reason behind getting rid of her from the television show, which read,
2 years back I signed a contract of soap opera with PTV producer named Rumi in PTV and the next day he removed me just because I refused his offer to sleep with him. I know how they promoted local talent during PP and PML-N tenure. Now at least they’re earning through halal means.”
Accused BCCI of match-fixing
In November 2021, during the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, Sehar accused the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) of fixing the match between Afghanistan and India, held on 3 November 2021 in Abu Dhabi. India recorded its first win after losing to Pakistan and New Zealand in its first two matches.
BCCI bought a good match 👍 https://t.co/2SWhLRbAig
— Sehar Shinwari (@SeharShinwari) November 3, 2021
Aakash Chopra, an Indian Cricket commentator and former international cricketer, took to Twitter and slammed Sehar with his tweet,
🙏 https://t.co/ezg5o98KOh pic.twitter.com/KnxQkIDjQi
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) November 3, 2021
Remarked prime minister of India Narendra Modi as “Raavan”
Sehar often takes a dig at the Bhartiya Janta Party and the 14th prime minister of India Narendra Modi on Twitter. On 26 October 2022, she addressed Narendra Modi as “the present-day Raavan” following which she was immensely criticized by his supporters for passing such objectionable remarks on the Indian prime minister.
Narendra Modi is the present day Ravan
— Sehar Shinwari (@SeharShinwari) October 26, 2022
A few social media users trolled her with tweets like-
Typical of ur lot, No Guts👎👎👎 you speak from the other side of our Border and that too about our #PM,that only shows how cowardly you guys are!
— Weisel🇮🇳 (@weiselaqua) October 26, 2022
People in your country have neither food nor medical to survive with respect. Your PM is running around the world with begging bowl and your focus is India ? Really ? It seems Pakis are born obsessed with India.
— Bill Forbes (@BillFor69058472) October 26, 2022
- Sehar is a huge supporter of Imran Khan who served as the 22nd prime minister of Pakistan, and she often tweets in favour of him.
May name is Sehar Shinwari and I believe in both our armed forces and PTI. Imran Khan is my hero and he is the only one who can get this country out of foreign slavery. ✌️
— Sehar Shinwari (@SeharShinwari) October 27, 2022
- Sehar has a pet cat, Tiger, and she often shares pictures of her pet on social media.
- In August 2019, Sehar created a sensation on social media when she tweeted and asked James Neesham aka Jimmy Neesham, New Zealand’s international cricketer, to be the father of her future kids.
Jimmy would you like to be daddy of my future kids 😉😜
— Sehar Shinwari (@SeharShinwari) August 28, 2019
James Neesham, took to Twitter, to reply to her tweet, which read,
I really feel like the emojis were unnecessary https://t.co/tH3g0jCWe4
— Jimmy Neesham (@JimmyNeesh) August 28, 2019
- Sehar, through her tweets, often criticises Indian cricketers. In November 2022, during the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, India lost to Australia following which Hardik Pandya tweeted to express his gratitude to the fans for their support, which read,
We’ll learn. We’ll improve. A big thanks to all our fans for your support, always,”
In return, Sehar, took to Twitter, to troll Hardik Pandya with a tweet, which read,
Please lose next match to Pakistan on 23rd October you will learn more from it.”
Sehar received a lot of criticism for her tweet from cricket fans. One of the tweets read, “Have some shame you lost to England at home”
- In November 2022, Sehar came into the limelight when she tweeted about marrying a Zimbabwean guy if Zimbabwe defeats India in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup match 2022.
I’ll marry a Zimbabwean guy, if their team miraculously beats India in next match 🙂
— Sehar Shinwari (@SeharShinwari) November 3, 2022
As soon as the tweet went viral, several social media users lashed out at her and picked out her old tweets in which she was seen making false and unfulfilled promises.
If India wins against Bangladesh, I’ll change my name to Narendra Modi from Sehar Shinwari 😊
— Sehar Shinwari (@SeharShinwari) November 1, 2022