Saba Hameed

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Saba Hameed
Born
Saba Hameed Akhtar

(1957-06-21) 21 June 1957 (age 66)
Occupations
  • Actress
  • Director
Years active1978–present
Spouses
Children
ParentHameed Akhtar (father)
RelativesHuma Hameed (sister)
HonoursPride of Performance (2012)
Websitewww.sabahamid.com

Saba Hameed (Urdu: صبا حميد) is a Pakistani actress and director.

She is one of the most popular actress of her time and was one of the most successful actress of 1980s and 1990s.[1] She is better known for her roles in Kahin Deep Jaley, Mere Humsafar & Fitoor.

Early life[edit]

Saba was born in Lahore, Pakistan, to writer and columnist Hameed Akhtar and Saadia a film producer.[2] She studied at the Lahore College for Women University.[2] Her siblings include three sisters, with Huma and Lalarukh having also been actresses, and one brother.

Career[edit]

Saba Hameed started her four-decade-long career as an actress in 1978 on television and also worked in theatre from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s.[3] Saba has portrayed the mother's role in many dramas & telefilms.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Saba Hameed was previously married to Syed Pervaiz Shafi, with whom she had two children; a daughter, actress and singer Meesha Shafi, and a son Faris Shafi.[4][5][3] She is currently married to actor Waseem Abbas.[4] Actor, Ali Abbas is Waseem Abbas's son from his first marriage. Saba's two younger sisters Huma Hameed and Lalarukh Hameed are both actresses. Lalarukh worked in dramas Mata-e-Gharoor, Andhera Ujala, Wafa and Hazaron Raaste.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Television series[edit]

Year Drama Role Director Channel
1978 Dheleez Nazi PTV
1979 Band Darwazay Aiman PTV
1980 Teesra Kinara[6] Salma PTV
Cinderella Aur Sakina Sakina PTV
1984 Ik Hasrat e Tameer Seema PTV
Andhera Ujala Rubi PTV
Status Sahira PTV
Dukhon Ki Chadar Naila PTV
1985 Saahil Neeli PTV
Apnay Log Kulsoom PTV
Asaan Se Baat Heer PTV
1986 Rassi Ki Zanjeer Farzana PTV
Waqt Afroz PTV
Show Time Herself PTV
Inn Sey Miliay Mehngai PTV
Hazaroon Khwahishain Hina PTV
1987 Aasman Tahira PTV
1988 Band Gali Seemi PTV
1989 Neelay Hath Parveen PTV
1991 Patt Jharr Fariha PTV
1993 Nangey Paon Roohi PTV
1994 Sannata Kulsoom PTV
Surkh Batti Sikandara PTV
1995 Hamam Mein Farkhanda PTV
Uncle Sargam Show Malika PTV
Nashaib Kausar PTV
Uraan Neelam PTV
1996 Ranjish Kulsoom PTV
Heera Mann Taj Bibi PTV
1997 Family Front[5] Sumbal PTV
1998 Neeli Chidiya Sumaira PTV
1999 Girah Rashida PTV
2000 Tere Ishq Mein Anaya PTV
2002 Duniya Dari Samia PTV
2005 Chandpur Ka Chandoo Mehrunnisa PTV
2006 Gharoor Kalsoom PTV
2007 Aas Zareena PTV
Thodi Door Saath Chalo Saira's mother Hum TV
2009 Azar Ki Ayegi Baraat Rabia Ahmed Geo Entertainment
2010 Milay Kuch Yun Tehmina ARY Digital
Dolly Ki Ayegi Baraat Rabia Ahmed Geo Entertainment
Barish Ke Aansoo Areej's mother Geo TV
Angoori Angoori TV One
Main Abdul Qadir Hoon Meera Hum TV
Dastaan Rasheeda
Qaid-e-Tanhai Aliya
2011 Kala Jadoo Shireen ARY Digital
Mastana Mahi Aleen's mother Hum TV
Anokha Ladla Muniro PTV Home
Band Khirkyon Kay Peechay Attiya TV One
Takkay Ki Ayegi Baraat Rabia Ahmed Geo Entertainment
2012 Din Dhallay Faiza PTV
Aks Shahbano Hum TV
Vanee Amber Geo TV
Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat Rabia Ahmed Geo Entertainment
Man Jali Zareena
Thakan Zubaida Ary Digital
Ik Tamanna Lahasil Si[5] Ruqaiyya Hum TV
Aik Nayee Cinderella Meher Geo Entertainment
Band Khirkyon Kay Peechay Attiya TV One
2013 Qarz Rehmat ARY Digital
Pyaray Afzal Ruqaiya Subanullah
Meri Dulari Bibi Jan Geo TV
Tanhai Faiz's mother Hum TV
Dil e Muztar Sila's mother
2014 Kaisay Kahoon Begum PTV
Socha Na Tha Faryal Geo TV
Bikhra Mera Naseeb Hina' Mother Geo Entertainment
De Ijazat Jo Tu Sarmad's mother Hum TV
Tum Meray Hi Rehna Rania's Mother
2015 Dilfareb Razia Geo Entertainment
Tumhari Natasha Natasha's mother Hum TV
Guzaarish Batool ARY Digital
Mein Adhuri Zubaida Mansoor
2016 Mann Mayal Minahil's mother Hum TV
Deewana (TV series) Shamma
Dil Lagi[7] Zulekha ARY Digital
2017 Khuda Mera Bhi Hai Mah Gull's mother
Muqabil Parisa's mother
Aisi Hai Tanhai[7] Pakeeza's mother
Faisla Maryam's mother
Laal Ishq[7] Mehrunissa A-Plus Entertainment
Khan Rahat Geo Entertainment
2018 Lashkara Nasreen ARY Digital
Baba Jani Najeeba Geo Entertainment
Aatish[7] Sheheryar's mother Hum TV
2019 Meray Mohsin Khursheed Begum Geo Entertainment
Bhool Bano ARY Digital
Choti Choti Batain Shaista Hum TV
Kahin Deep Jaley Zeeshan's mother Geo TV
Ghalati Zaitoon Yes ARY Digital
2020 Dushman e Jaan Fiza
Prem Gali Shireen
Ghisi Piti Mohabbat Aziza Sultan
Bandhay Aik Dor Say Zakia Geo TV
Raja Ki Raji Haya's mother ARY Digital
2021 Mujhe Wida Kar Sultana
Fitoor Aneesa Geo TV
Berukhi Shah Bano ARY Digital
Amanat Firdous
Sinf-e-Aahan Mahjabeen's mother
Bisaat Noor Hum TV
2022 Mere Humsafar Shah Jahan ARY Digital
2023 College Gate Catherine Green Entertainment
Honey Moon Shakila
Jaisay Aapki Marzi No Yes ARY Digital
Kalank Shahana Geo Entertainment

Telefilms[edit]

Year Title Role
2013 Abhi Tou Main Jawan Hoon Tanveer
2022 Neelofer Tsunami Ansa's mother
2022 Aunty Allergy Zubaida
2023 Tamak Toiyan Beena's mother

Films[edit]

Year Movie Role
2007 Mein Ek Din Laut Kay Aaoon Ga Mrs. Haroon
2015 Good Morning Karachi Rafina's mother
Jawani Phir Nahi Ani Madame
2017 Punjab Nahi Jaungi Firdous Khagga
2019 Kaaf Kangana Amma

Awards and recognition[edit]

Nigar Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Result Title Ref.
1987 Nigar Award Best Actress Won Aasman [8]

PTV Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Result Title Ref.
2000 PTV Award Best Actress Won Family Front [9]
2023 PTV Icon Awards National Icon Awards Won Herself [10]

Government Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Result Presented by Ref.
2012 Pride of Performance Arts Won Award by the President of Pakistan [11]

Lux Style Awards[edit]

Year Ceremony Category TV Play Result
2002 1st Lux Style Awards[12] Best TV Actress N/A Nominated
2005 4th Lux Style Awards[13] Best TV Actress (Satellite) Woh Tees Din
2007 6th Lux Style Awards Tere Ishq Mein
Best TV Actress (Terrestrial) Gharoor
2008 7th Lux Style Awards Best TV Actress (Satellite) Vanee
2013 12th Lux Style Awards[14] Man Jali
2015 14th Lux Style Awards[15] Best TV Actress Pyarey Afzal

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "مدرز ڈے اسپیشل: ایسے کردار جن سے ماں کی یاد آئے!". Voice of America. 11 August 2023.
  2. ^ a b "Hameed Akhtar passes away (father of Saba Hameed) | Newspaper". Dawn. 18 October 2011. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Pakistani mother-daughter celebrities who are too good to be ignored Business Recorder (newspaper), Published 21 April 2018, Retrieved 6 April 2019
  4. ^ a b c Basharat, Rabia (10 October 2013). "Saba Hameed's Talented Family Tree". Reviewit.pk website. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  5. ^ a b c Coke Studio and 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' changed my life: Meesha Shafi Dawn (newspaper), Published 17 November 2014, Retrieved 6 April 2019
  6. ^ Saba Hameed in 'Teesra Kinara' (1988 film) on bfi.org.uk website Retrieved 6 April 2019
  7. ^ a b c d Filmography of Saba Hameed on IMDb website Retrieved 6 April 2019
  8. ^ "نگار ایوارڈز برائے سال 1987". Nigar Weekly (in Urdu). Golden Jubilee Number: 297. 2000.
  9. ^ "PTV World Awards", PTV (News), archived from the original on 18 January 2022, retrieved 22 February 2022
  10. ^ "Icon Awards 2023: All You Need to Know About the Government's Initiative". Galaxy Lollywood. 9 October 2023.
  11. ^ "Civil awards: Pride of the nation - The Express Tribune (newspaper)". 15 August 2011. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  12. ^ "..::LUX Style Awards 2003::." web.archive.org. 15 July 2003. Retrieved 20 December 2023.
  13. ^ khan, Athar (14 October 2003). "LUX Style Awards for the year 2004". Rewaj | Women Lifestyle. Retrieved 20 December 2023.
  14. ^ "12th Lux Style Awards 2013 Pictures and Winner's List | DesiFreeTV.com". web.archive.org. 18 January 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2023.
  15. ^ "https://www.ebuzztoday.com/14th-lux-style-awards-2015-announces-nominees-in-24-categories/"

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