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Mehr Hassan

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Birth nameMehrunnisa Hassan
Place of birthLahore
OccupationActress, model, Classical dancer

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Mehr Hassan (complete name Mehrun Nissa Hassan), is an Asian American actress, model and classical dancer. She is the daughter of a notable religious theologian Dr. Riffat Hassan. Her mother belongs to Pakistan, while her father Hassan is from India. Mehr is settled in Louisville, Kentucky though has performed in films for both India & Pakistan. She received her Master's Degree from University of Louisville.

Mehr started her dancing career as a stage performer in United States. During her college years she visited India during the summer break and began her film career in a Tamil film called Anbe Diana where she played the title character. During her stay in India she also studied at the Kishore Namit Kapoor Institute. She continued to work in films while studying in college, that included award winning films such as "Diwali" and "Dreams". It was on the sets of Diwali that Samina Peerzada approached her for her film. Mehr went to Pakistan and joined Samina Peerzada for her film Shararat. Shararat was released in 2003.

Mehr's also an accomplished dancer & has also worked in award winning music-videos as a dancer and director.

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