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Yumna Zaidi shares the challenges of preparing for her role in 'Nayab'

06:53 PM | 27 May, 2023
Yumna Zaidi shares the challenges of preparing for her role in 'Nayab'
Source: Yumna Zaidi (Instagram)

Yumna Zaidi, a prominent actress in the Pakistani entertainment industry, is all set to make her movie debut in the upcoming film "Nayab." In this exciting project, she will be stepping into the shoes of a cricketer, a role that demanded her to delve deep into the world of cricket and familiarize herself with its intricacies.

Playing the character of a cricketer is a new and challenging experience for the Tere Bin actress, who has previously mesmerized audiences with her versatile performances on television. As an actress dedicated to her craft, she recognized the importance of authenticity and wanted to ensure that she portrayed her character convincingly. This led her to embark on a journey of learning as much as she could about cricket and its terminologies.

In preparation for her role, the 33-year-old devoted considerable time to studying the sport, understanding its rules, and immersing herself in the nuances of cricket. She eagerly embraced the opportunity to train and enhance her skills, both as an actress and as a cricketer. This involved not only honing her physical abilities but also delving into the mental and emotional aspects of the game to bring depth and realism to her portrayal.

Her commitment to her craft extended beyond the cricket field. She engaged with professional cricket players, coaches, and experts who generously shared their knowledge and insights. Through their guidance, she gained a better understanding of the sport's technical aspects, its dynamics, and the mindset required to excel as a cricketer.

The process of learning about cricket presented Yumna with numerous challenges, but she embraced them with passion and determination. From perfecting her batting and bowling techniques to grasping the intricacies of field placements and match strategies, she dedicated herself wholeheartedly to acquiring the necessary skills. 

On the work front, Ali was seen in Bikhray Moti, Ghisi Piti Mohabbat, Ishq Jalebi, Fitoor, Dil Na Umeed Toh Nahi, Jo Bichar Gaye, and Mujhe Pyaar Hua Tha

The writer is a staff member.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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