Maira Hashmi is a Pakistani journalist also known as Lady Chand Nawab in Pakistan. In July 2022, she came into the limelight for slapping a boy while she was reporting for the Eid al-Adha festival.
Maira Hashmi aka Maria Shafiq was born on Saturday, 24 January 1998 (age 24 years; as of 2021) in Lahore, Pakistan. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Taj Mohammed, was the personal security guard of the Pakistani politician Benazir Bhutto. On 27 December 2007, her father died during the Benazir Bhutto suicide blast.
Maira Hashmi and her father’s photo
Maira Hashmi with her mother
Relationships & Affairs
In 2022, her name was linked with the Pakistani politician Bilawal Bhutto Zardari after her interview video with him went viral on social media. She later clarified that he was like a brother to her.
Maira Hashmi with Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
On 23 February 2018, she started working as a reporter with the Pakistani news channel Neo News HD. After working there for a year, she worked as a reporter at news channel Lahore Rang.
Maira Hashmi while reporting for a news channel
In 2021, a video created by her ‘Yeh humaari car hai, aur yeh hum hai. Aur yeh humari pawri ho rahi hai’ of the Pakistani social media influencer Dananeer Mobeen went viral on various social media platforms.
Viral Slap Video
On 10 July 2022, her video went viral in which she was seen slapping a boy while she was reporting during the Eid al-Adha festival in Pakistan. In an interview, while talking about the viral video, she said,
This guy was bothering a family during the interview, which made the family upset. I first tried to nicely tell him that his behaviour was not good, but it fell on deaf ears and he resorted to bothering the family even more. I, therefore, decided that the boy’s behaviour should no longer be tolerated.”
- As per her Facebook account, her nicknames are Mìņńîę Qùéèņ and Chãrmíñg Ãttītüdë.
- She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- She is often spotted supporting the Pakistani political party Pakistan People’s Party.
Maira Hashmi with the Pakistan Peoples Party flag
- In her leisure time, she loves to dance and sing. She has shared her various dancing videos on her Instagram account.