She started her professional life as a make-up artist and hairstylist in 1989. While working as a make-up artist for various advertising agencies in Karachi, she was discovered by television personality, Anwar Maqsood. She starred in his play, Sitara Aur Mehrunissa in 1993; the role turned her into a household name in Pakistan. In 1995, she made her film debut in Jo Darr Gya Woh Marr Gya.
Since 2016, she has also been engaged in philanthropic activities.[vague] She has been working for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital, Fatmeed Foundation and as a social worker in "Hamara Mulk, Hamaray Log".[when?] She is currently the CEO of Odho Cosmetics, and Odho Productions. She is also the ambassador for the campaign on awareness of breast cancer in Pakistan.