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Rukhsar Naaz with the actress Hareem Farooq.
Browngirl problems1 (b. February, 9th 1993[1]), real name Rucksar Naaz, is a British Muslim Pakistani female YouTuber comedian and actress. She has a bachelors degree in Psychology, and a Masters degree in Adult Nursing from the University of Sheffield.[2] Her family trace their origins back to Azad Kashmir (free Kashmir), in Pakistan.[2] She speaks Potwari.[2] Her father is a taxi driver, and she comes from a family of seven (having two sisters and two brothers,[2] with Naaz being the youngest).[2][3] Her YouTube channel (opened, August 15th, 2014[4]) has gathered a following of 231,710 subscribers,[5] and accumulated 35.5 million views,[5] although she did not formally start making videos until 2016.[2][n. 1] She currently has four videos on her channel that exceed one million views; these being "Saas aur bahu", "Growing up as a brown girl Vs boy", "The 5 stages of Brown visits" and "Types of people on Eid!".[6] Naaz creates, directs, edits and writes her own scripts for her videos.[7] She won Best Video Channel Award for BrownGirl Problems1 at the Asian Media Awards in 2017.[8][9] In 2018, she made her debut in the Pakistani television industry drama "Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka",[10] appearing alongside Hareem Farooq (who appeared in the 2018 blockbuster film "Parchi") and Ali Rehman Khan (who was also in "Parchi").[11][12][13] As of August 17th, 2018, she has 242,000 followers on Instagram,[14] 671,087 followers on Facebook[15] and 878 followers on Twitter. She was judged heavily and discouraged from making videos by some of the backward women of her culture, who claimed "good girls don’t make videos online", though her parents actively supported her.[7]
Rukhsar Naaz with the actress Hareem Farooq.
Browngirl problems1 (b. February, 9th 1993[1]), real name Rucksar Naaz, is a British Muslim Pakistani female YouTuber comedian and actress. She has a bachelors degree in Psychology, and a Masters degree in Adult Nursing from the University of Sheffield.[2] Her family trace their origins back to Azad Kashmir (free Kashmir), in Pakistan.[2] She speaks Potwari.[2] Her father is a taxi driver, and she comes from a family of seven (having two sisters and two brothers,[2] with Naaz being the youngest).[2][3] Her YouTube channel (opened, August 15th, 2014[4]) has gathered a following of 231,710 subscribers,[5] and accumulated 35.5 million views,[5] although she did not formally start making videos until 2016.[2][n. 2] She currently has four videos on her channel that exceed one million views; these being "Saas aur bahu", "Growing up as a brown girl Vs boy", "The 5 stages of Brown visits" and "Types of people on Eid!".[6] Naaz creates, directs, edits and writes her own scripts for her videos.[7] She won Best Video Channel Award for BrownGirl Problems1 at the Asian Media Awards in 2017.[8][9] In 2018, she made her debut in the Pakistani television industry drama "Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka",[10] appearing alongside Hareem Farooq (who appeared in the 2018 blockbuster film "Parchi") and Ali Rehman Khan (who was also in "Parchi").[11][12][13] As of August 17th, 2018, she has 242,000 followers on Instagram,[14] 671,087 followers on Facebook[15] and 878 followers on Twitter. She was judged heavily and discouraged from making videos by some of the backward women of her culture, who claimed "good girls don’t make videos online", though her parents actively supported her.[7]

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  1. ^ Her earliest foray into film making was however in 2009;
    Quote "A FILM made by a group of third and fourth generation Asians living in Sheffield is going out on national TV. British Asian, a 37 minute documentary made by youngsters aged 14 to 16 exploring their heritage and experiences, has been chosen to be broadcast as part of a month of programming on the Community Channel called Meet the Future which celebrates the talents and creativity of young people up and down the country. Premiered at last year's Showcomotion festival, it was made on Cube film and journalism placements by Hina Farooq, Haider Khan, Romana Shah, Mariam Shah, Rucksar Naaz and Iram Hanif. British Asian can be see on the Community Channel (available on Sky, Virgin and Freeview) on Friday at 10am, 4pm and 10pm."
    1. Web Desk (July 2nd, 2009). Arts update: Date with Katherine. Sheffield Telegraph. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  2. ^ Her earliest foray into film making was however in 2009;
    Quote "A FILM made by a group of third and fourth generation Asians living in Sheffield is going out on national TV. British Asian, a 37 minute documentary made by youngsters aged 14 to 16 exploring their heritage and experiences, has been chosen to be broadcast as part of a month of programming on the Community Channel called Meet the Future which celebrates the talents and creativity of young people up and down the country. Premiered at last year's Showcomotion festival, it was made on Cube film and journalism placements by Hina Farooq, Haider Khan, Romana Shah, Mariam Shah, Rucksar Naaz and Iram Hanif. British Asian can be see on the Community Channel (available on Sky, Virgin and Freeview) on Friday at 10am, 4pm and 10pm."
    1. Web Desk (July 2nd, 2009). Arts update: Date with Katherine. Sheffield Telegraph. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.

References

  1. ^ a b Rukhsar. Famous Birthdays. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Web Desk (June 3rd-9th 2018). RUCKSAR NAAZ. Social Diary (Pakistan Observer). WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  3. ^ a b Web Desk (May 27th, 2014). Sheffield cabbie hailed as top taxi driver. The Star. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Rukhsar Naaz (August 15th, 2014). Browngirl problems1. YouTube. Archive.is Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d Browngirl problems1. Social Blade. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Browngirl problems1 (Videos) Sorted By View Count. YouTube. Archive.is Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d Web Desk (October 29th, 2017). Rucksar Naaz wins Best Video Channel Award 2017 for Brown Girl Problems 1. Asian Media Awards. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  8. ^ a b Web Desk (October 30th, 2017). IN PICTURES: Manchester hosts fifth Asian Media Awards ceremony. Asian Image. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  9. ^ a b Jakir Hussain (Unknown Date). Funny Desi YouTube Videos for Student Revision. Desi Blitz. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  10. ^ a b Web Desk (May 18th, 2018). Vlogger of Brown Girl Problems fame to star in drama serial with Hareem Farooq. Samaa. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  11. ^ a b Mahwash (June 30th, 2018). New Drama Serial – Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka.. Ox Gadgets. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  12. ^ a b Staff Reporter (May 19th, 2018). Rucksar set to star in Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka. The Nation. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  13. ^ a b Web Desk (May 20th, 2018). Brown Girl Problem fame Vlogger, Rucksar Naaz TV debut drama ‘Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka!'. Hip In Pakistan. WayBackMachine Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  14. ^ a b browngirlproblems1. Instagram. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.
  15. ^ a b Browngirlproblems1@browngirlproblems1. Facebook. Archive.is Link. Retrieved August 17th, 2018.

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