LATEST: Lollywood star Mehwish Hayat visits Bradford

INTERNATIONAL award-winning Pakistani actress Mehwish Hayat will make her Bradford debut today in a visit to Womenzone.

Joined by Bradford West MP Naz Shah, the celebrity will meet local Muslim mothers and children.

The VIP, titled by some as the 'Angelina Jolie of South Asia', has been appointed ambassador to UK based international humanitarian charity, Penny Appeal.

The actress says: “I am thrilled to become Penny Appeal’s newest ambassador, it gives me the opportunity to help vulnerable children around the world reach their full potential through education."

The model turned Lollywood star will also reveal some exciting news as her fundraising begins.