Maria Wasti was born in 14 August 1975 and her nickname is Mano. Maria Wasti is a gorgeous Pakistani film and T V actress and famous model. Most of her roles in television serials portray her as a Pakistani woman going through difficult times and have landed her great respect in the eyes of critics and fans alike.
Maria Wasti was born in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, where she lived and went to school for 7 years. She has originally wanted to study Business Management but instead started acting by chance. Maria Wasti’s parents initially wanted her to be a doctor, they were supportive after her acting skills were adorned. Maria Wasti recalls that her first experience in acting was for the passion of art, but later her parents told her to pursue the career in a professional manner. After her first stint, Wasti began receiving roles in various other plays in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad centres for PTV.
Maria is usually seen playing unglamorous roles involving sensitive issues regarding women in Pakistan. Wasti has expressed that newer Pakistani plays should portray issues in today’s Pakistan. Maria is known for being outspoken on various of issues women’s rights, gender equality and prejudice. She also cites the reason for the decrease in the quality of drama serials as being the lack of of supply of actors, actresses, writers, directors and producers. Mari Wasti opened up a production house in 2002, where she has successfully produced several serials and a dozen plays.