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|Height||5 ft 9.75 in (177 cm)|
|Relatives||Uzma Ilyas (sister)
Salma Ilyas (sister)
Amna Ilyas (Urdu: آمنہ الیاس) is a Pakistani film and television actress, and model. She is the younger sister of models Salma Ilyas and Uzma Ilyas. Amna began her modeling career at the age of seventeen, and a few years later, moved on to acting in 2013. She is known for her leading roles in several films, including Zinda Bhaag (2013), Good Morning Karachi (2014), Saat Din Mohabbat In (2018), Baaji (2019), and Ready Steady No (2019). Ilyas has also starred in a series of television shows including the romantic drama Tum Mere Paas Raho (2015).
Amna began her modeling career at the age of twenty in 2007. She began to pursue acting in 2013.
In 2011 and 2012, she was nominated for Model of the Year (Female) at 11th Lux Style Awards and 12th Lux Style Awards and won the Best Dressed Female Award at the 11th Lux Style Awards and Best Female Model at the 14th Lux Style Awards.
Amna made her film debut with a leading role in the 2013 Meenu Gaur and Farjad Nabi's co-direction crime drama Zinda Bhaag alongside Naseeruddin Shah and Khurram Patras. The film proved to be a commercial success and was declared Super Hit by the box-office Pakistan earning her wide recognition and several awards and nominations in the Best Female Debut and Best Actress category (including Lux Style Awards). The following year, she appeared in critically and commercially successful Sabiha Sumar's drama film Good Morning Karachi. That same year, she featured in an item song "Kaala Doriya" for the Asad ul Haq's romantic comedy Dekh Magar Pyar Se.
In 2015, Ilyas had various projects at different stage productions. She acted in Michael Hudson's action crime drama film Driven, which revolves around the elite class of Pakistan, and almost entirely filmed in a vintage Mercedes W126 S-Class from 1978, with Javed Sheikh. She was also the female lead in the romantic comedy Gardaab, alongside Fawad Khan.
In 2018, Amna was slated to star in Saqib Malik's debut film Baaji. Filming began in the summer of 2018, and it was released the following summer in 2019. The film was considered incredibly bold by audiences and garnered critical praise nationwide. Ilyas played the role of Neha, a middle-class girl with big aspirations who suddenly becomes embroiled in the life of a veteran film star, played by Meera. The film was a commercial success.
In July 2019, her film Ready, Steady, No! debuted in theaters across Pakistan in which she played the lead female. Directed by Hisham Bin Munaver, the film held a lot of witty humor and kept audiences in fits of laughter. The plot revolves around two star crossed lovers who decide to elope after being told they can't marry one another. Ilyas's character Raziya, was praised for her playful expressions and stunts.
|2013||Zinda Bhaag||Rubina||ARY Film Award for Best Actress Jury
Nominated–ARY Film Award for Best Debut Female
Nominated–Lux Style Award for Best Actress
Nominated–ARY Film Award for Best Actress
|2015||Good Morning Karachi||Rafina|
|2015||Dekh Magar Pyar Se||Unknown||Special appearance in song "Kaala Doriya"|
|2017||Mehrunisa V Lub U||Item girl||Special appearance in song "Marhaba"|
|2018||Saat Din Mohabbat In||Ghazala|
|2019||Ready Steady No||Raziya|
|2014||Janam Jali||Samia||Hum TV|
|Dil Nahi Manta||Suhaina||Ary Digital|
|Veet Miss Super Model||Judge||Hum Sitaray|
|2015||Tum Mere Paas Raho||Mariam||Hum TV|
|2019||Jhanka Taaki||Roma||ARY Digital|
|2021||Ek Jhoota Lafz Mohabbat||Aleeza||Express Entertainment|
Music video appearances
|2014||"Ye Jo Halka Halka Suroor Hai"||Farhan Saeed|
|2016||"Aye Khuda"||Asaad Riaz||With Emmad Irfani|
|8th Lux Style Awards||Best Emerging Talent in Fashion||N/A||Nominated|
|11th Lux Style Awards||Best Model of the Year (female)|
|12th Lux Style Awards|
|13th Lux Style Awards||Best Film Actress||Zinda Bhaag|
|Best Model of the Year (female)||N/A|
|14th Lux Style Awards||Won|
|18th Lux Style Awards||Best Film Actress||Baaji||Nominated|
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