Shaista Lodhi was born in Karachi to Ali Gohar Lodhi and Roshan Taj Lodhi. She grew up in a family with three brothers (Amir Lodhi, Tahir Lodhi and Sahir Lodhi). She was the host of the morning show Good Morning Pakistan, which airs on Ary Digital. In the end of September 2010, she joined GEO and hosted a morning show ‘Utho Jago Pakistan’ on the same channel. The show was suspended on 15 May 2014 by the channel administration after alleged blasphemy during the show, and she left Pakistan because of fears for her safety.
She married for the second time in June 2015 after giving divorce to her first husband in 2012. Shaista married Adnan Lodhi. Shaishta moved to South Africa with her three children and returned to Pakistan in 2015 and made her come back in morning shows by hosting ‘Sitare ki Subah’ on Hum Sitaray. Shaista has a brother Sahir Lodhi, who is also working in TV. She also hosted ‘Mehmaan Nawaz’ on Urdu1 and now hosting ‘Geo Subah Pakistan’ on Geo TV.
“She said “I strove to do my sort of shows about simple life style and weddings which can be done simpler. we did wrong and I admit it. We don’t dare to change content. I started to fear that this loud mode will be part of my life and I used to become louder and dominant. Now I am composed and calm person. I got peace that I was missing. Although it’s a financial loss but it is for sure a personal growth”.
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