Yumna Zaidi is a phenomenal Pakistani television actress. She is recognized for her roles in the serials Khushi Ek Roag, Meri Dulari, Dil Muhallay Ki Haveli, Rishtay Kuch Adhooray Se, Mausam, Guzaarish and Zara Yaad Kar. She has established a career in the entertainment industry, being a rising star and has received several Hum Award nominations.
Her performance in her recent drama, Dil na Umeed toh Nahi has been received positively by the audiences and has left her fans in awe of her performance.
The drama is a heart-aching story of human trafficking and the horrors its victims have to face. The protagonist, Sumbul (played by Yumna Zaidi) is a woman who struggle to survive after running away from a brothel is extremely traumatizing.
We often see her gathering up the courage but eventually breaks down into tears because she isn’t ready to withstand the weight of the world. Dil Na Umeed Toh Nahi portrays the harsh realities of the society that we live in and it is heartbreaking to see that there are hundreds of millions of people around us who are still going through it on a daily basis.
The ensemble cast of Dil Na Umeed Toh Nahi includes versatile actors like, Yasra Rizvi, Wahaj Ali, Nauman Ijaz, and especially Yumna Zaidi are dominating the television screens with their stellar performances. Yumna has once again proved the strength of her character in this drama, and it has left us in tears.
Yumna Zaidi in a recent interview at Heart To Haute spoke about how she had always wanted to play the role of a prostitute for a long time and was extremely excited about it when she got the offer. However she further elaborated that a person with her face and mannerisms wouldn’t be suitable for this role by a director.
She actress stated that she was aware that since the content of the show wasn’t a light hearted one but in fact quite serious and Intense would probably not get aired as a top drama but she still chose to sign up because she trusted the director and producer as she has worked with them in the past.
Netizens praised the drama and the actors. Let’s take a look at social media reactions.
I was just blown away to see the striking performance of a girl with a consummate skills. A intellectual genius or a God gifted girl who mould herself in every character like no one couldn't do that. She is #YumnaZaidi and I'm so affected by her performance ✌️#DilNaUmeedTohNahi pic.twitter.com/4i9zRpbqCM
— Osama Ahmed (@osamtistic) May 25, 2021
— Nimra Mushtaq (@NimraMushtaq7) July 27, 2021
Yumna will put his hand away as she has been through worst of the worst and can't trust any man on the earth 😭😭😭 Not even her Jamshed whom she proposed back then🥺
— Saniya Shaukat (@Saniya_Shaukat) May 24, 2021