Saba Qamar

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Saba Qamar Zaman

Qamar at Masala Awards 2017
Saba Qamar Zaman

(1984-04-05) 5 April 1984 (age 39)
  • Actress
  • Model
  • Host
Years active2004–present

Saba Qamar Zaman (Urdu: صبا قمر زمان; born 5 April 1984), known professionally as Saba Qamar, is a Pakistani actress who works predominantly in Urdu films and television. She has won several accolades including the Lux Style Awards and Hum Awards. Qamar is one of Pakistan's most popular and highest-paid actresses. Government of Pakistan honoured her with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2012 and Pride of Performance in 2016.

Qamar first received positive media attention for the role of Fatima Jinnah in the historical drama Jinnah Ke Naam (2009), and this breakthrough was followed with further success in several television series, including the pre-partition drama Dastaan, the melodrama Uraan (both 2010), the romantic dramas Maat and Pani Jaisa Piyar (both 2011), the socio Thakan (2012), thriller Sannata, the romantic Bunty I Love You (both 2013), family drama Digest Writer (2014), crime thriller Sangat (2015) and Besharam (2016), receiving Best Actress awards and nominations for each of them. She has also appeared in acclaimed biographical film Manto (2015), romantic comedy Lahore Se Aagey (2016), and the Indian Hindi-language educational drama Hindi Medium (2017), for which she received a nomination of Filmfare Award for Best Actress.

Qamar continued to draw praise for portraying Fouzia Azeem and Noor Jehan in the 2017 biographical dramas Baaghi and Main Manto, and a strong woman, fighting for her friend's attempted rape and murder in the 2019 courtroom drama Cheekh. The first of these earned her a Lux Style Award for Best TV Actress. She features in listings of the nation's most popular personalities.

In addition to acting, Qamar is involved with several humanitarian causes and is vocal about issues faced by women and children and participated in concert tours and stage shows. She has featured as a host and comedian on the political satire Hum Sab Umeed Se Hain (2009–2015), and launched her own YouTube channel in 2020. Despite maintaining privacy, Qamar's off-screen life is the subject of substantial media coverage.

Early life[edit]

Saba Qamar Zaman was born on 5 April 1984 into a Sindhi Syed family in Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan.[1] She has five siblings: three elder and one younger brother who died on 15 November 2022[2] and one elder sister. She lost her father at a very young age and spent most of her childhood in Gujranwala with her grandmother. She got her early education in Gujranwala, then moved to Lahore to pursue further studies. Her family is settled in Karachi.[3][4]

Acting career[edit]

Beginnings and breakthrough (2004–2011)[edit]

Qamar first appeared as model for Abrar-ul-Haq music video Boliyan from award winning album Nachan Main Audhay Naal and Geo Entertainment telefilm Ishq opposite Bilal Qureshi in 2004. She made her acting debut in PTV television series Mein Aurat Hoon in 2005.[3][5][6] The series was shot in Lahore followed by comedy drama Sussar In Law as Tania, special appearance in Hera Pheri & Company as Sonia in Episode 40- 41, anthology series Jag Beeti in Faisla as Erum and ATV's Chaap opposite Sami Khan. In 2006 she starred in several classic PTV series including Kahin Tum Kahin Hum, Taqdeer, Phool, Dhoop Mein Andhera Hai,[3][7] Gharoor and telefilm Kal opposite Fawad Khan. In the same year she appeared in Geo Entertainment classic series Banjar and Ejaz Mir directorial TV One Pakistan comedy series Aqal Bari Ya Bhains with Shamil Khan. She paired with Ahsan Khan in both Banjar and Gharoor. Later in 2007, Qamar appeared in ATV's series Khuda Gawah which was the remake of 1992 Indian film of the same name, Dil Se Shikayat Hai, Amin Iqbal directorial Muhabbat Ab Nahi Hogi, Aaj TV comedy drama Mirch Masala with Veena Malik and Shamil Khan, and PTV comedy dramas Unbiyaanable, Maamo, No.1 as Annie Zaidi with Vasay Chaudhary and Not Responding. In 2008 Qamar starred in ATV's television series Woh Subha Kab Aayegi, four PTV serials Chubhan, Na Janay Kyun, comedy series Phool Aur Kantey, followed by a supporting role in the social drama on women Bint-e-Adam. Her role in the series was of a rich brat who falls for a boy from poor background, and marries him against her cruel father's wishes. Bint e Adam was a major critical and commercial hit, however, critics noted that her role was "limited" from an acting point of view.[3][6] In 2009 she appeared in biographical drama Jinnah Ke Naam, which was the production of PTV Home in the direction of Tariq Mairaj.[3][8][9] She has played the role of Ruqsana Inayatullah and the series was a tribute to the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Though the series failed commercially, Qamar received a nomination for Best TV Actress (Terrestrial) at the Lux Style Awards. In an earlier interview with The Express Tribune, Qamar confessed, "For me, acting is being able to express the feelings, emotions and expressions of different people and characters".[10] In the same year Qamar appeared in Geo Entertainment serials Teri Ik Nazar and Nadia Naam Ki Larki, ARY Digital comedy drama Half Light, ATV's Muhabbat Yun Bhi Hoti Hai with Ahsan Khan, PTV Home serials Hum Tu Karain Kamal, Mishaal and Tinkay. She won the PTV Awards for the best TV actress in both public and jury choice categories at the 16th Annual PTV awards, held on 23 July 2011 for her role in Tinkay.[3]Tinkay also earned her a nomination for Best Television Actress at Lux Style Awards.[3]

In 2010, she appeared in a supporting role of Surraya in Hum TV's pre partition television series Dastaan, an adaptation of Razia Butt's novel Bano.[11][12] She was seen opposite Ahsan Khan, Sanam Baloch and Fawad Khan. Series proved to be the break-through for her and she won the Best TV Actress trophy at the Pakistan Media Awards (2010),[3][5][6] followed by lead roles in Indus Vision's partition based drama Kanpur Se Katas Tak, A-Plus dramas Aankh Salamat Andhay Log, Rait Kay Dairay and sitcom Ghar Ki Baat Hai, Geo Entertainment soap Chaand Ki Goud Mein, Uraan and anthology series Talluq as Naila Habib, PTV Home serial Lahore Junction and ATV's Amar Bel as Bakshan opposite Kashif Mehmood and Ghao opposite Sami Khan.

Qamar then appeared in Sarmad Khoosat's romantic series Pani Jaisa Piyar (2011), where she played the character of Sana who has been engaged to Adarsh, the son of her mother's best friend ever since she was a child. Adarsh, however, has been unaware of this engagement, as his parents thought that he needed to focus more on his education than wedding plans. It was followed by a role in PTV's Tera Pyar Nahi Bhoole.[3][5] She was paired opposite Ahsan Khan in both the series. Both of which garnered her Lux Style Award nominations for Best Television Actress,[3][13] followed by Khalida Ki Walida, Main Aisa Kyun Hoon, Nazar and Two In One. Later that year, she appeared in Maat where she played the role of selfish, self-obsessed Saman opposite Adnan Siddiqui and Aamina Sheikh.[14] The series was critically and commercially hit and became the thirteen highest-rated Pakistani television series and also garnered her Pakistan Media Awards for Best Actress.[5][15][16] That same year, Qamar collaborated with Sami Khan in two projects, Jo Chale To Jaan Se Guzar Gaye and Main Chand Si receiving further praise.[13][17] She then appeared in Hum TV Eid telefilm Balay Ki Balli as Vaneeza and PTV Home's anthology series Faseel-e-Jaan Se Aagay as Neelofar in Episode Matti Ka Qarz.

Critical acclaim and professional expansion (2012–2015)[edit]

Qamar next appeared in Ameen Iqbal's Thakan (2012), which also starred Yumna Zaidi where she played the role of Sadaf who works extremely hard like a machine day and night to run her family but no one except her grandfather feels sympathy for her or even cares about her.[18][19][20] She then starred in ARY Digital's two Eid Telefilms Pyaar Mein Twins and Love Ki Kichri. It was followed by the leading roles in the Amna Nawaz Khan-written Na Kaho Tum Mere Nahi (2012) and Faiza Iftikhar's Yahan Pyar Nahin Hai (2012) [12][16][21] The later of which earned her a nomination for Best Actress at Hum Awards. She starred in another PTV Home serial Bhool. It was shot in 2008 but got delayed and finally released in 2012. She gained recognition for portraying a range of characters in the serials like Shikwa Na Shikayat (2012), Shehryar Shehzadi[3] (2012), special appearance in ARY Digital's Timmy G (2012), Kaash Aisa Ho[3] (2013), Miss Fire (2013), Sannata[22] (2013), and Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi[23] (2013), some of which garnered her several best actress nominations.[17][24][25] Qamar won her first Hum Awards for the Best TV Actress for her role as Diana in Bunty I Love You, at the 3rd Hum Awards.[26] That same year, Qamar worked in the television film Aina (2013), opposite Faysal Qureshi. The film, a remake of the 1977 film of the same name, was well received by the audience and she was nominated for the Best Actress award at the Tarang Housefull Awards.[5] After two consecutive years of poorly received serials, Qamar's career prospects began to improve in 2014; she appeared in six projects: Jaanam, Bay Emaan Mohabbat, Na Katro Pankh Mere in her first time pairing with Danish Taimoor, Bunty I Love You, Izteraab, and Digest Writer.[12][27][28] The romantic drama Jaanam (alongside Adnan Siddiqui) and the romance Bay Emaan Mohabbat (alongside Agha Ali and Adnan Shah Tipu) earned little praise, but the family drama Bunty I Love You (a story about a girl who got married aged 17 to a much older man, later dreams of living a free life after his death) was Qamar's first critical success since Maat.[29][5] Directed by Siraj-ul-Haque, the series was generally well received. Reviewer from Daily Pakistan considered it along with Digest Writer as "one of the best performances of Qamar".[29] The series received five nominations at Hum Awards including Qamar for best actress.[citation needed] She next appeared in Izteraab. Her performance as the working women did not go well and despite the strong cast, story, production house and promotions, the drama turned out to be a major critical and commercial Disaster.[30] She then appeared for Wajahat Rauf's directed anthology series Shareek-e-Hayat for Hum TV.

Qamar appeared in three series in 2015. She first reunited with Muhammad Younis Butt and Fawad Wyne in the comedy series S.H.E where she played a role of lady S.H.O Bajirao Mastani.[31] She then starred alongside Adeel Chaudhry in Fahim Burney's directorial Kaisay Tum Se Kahoon which tells the story of star-crossed lovers who are reincarnated.[32][33][23] It was her third consecutive appearance in Momina Duraid's production. Although the series did not do well in terms of ratings, but her performance was praised by the critics.[17][34] The following year, Qamar collaborated with Mikaal Zulfiqar for the third time (alongside Zahid Ahmed, Kiran Haq, and Sonia Mishal) in Kashif Nisar's Sangat where she played a role of Aisha, a rape survivor who faced difficulties when her husband came to know that he was not the biological father of a daughter they have.[35][36] The series earned her the nomination for Best Actress in both Jury and Popular categories at the Hum Awards.

Qamar then made her acting debut in Lollywood as a leading actress in the acclaimed biographical drama Manto (2015).[37][38] Directed by Sarmad Khoosat, the film was made on a big budget and performed poorly at the box office with a lifetime collection of Rs 5.05 million, however, it was critically praised and Qamar's portrayal of the singer Noor Jehan was well received by the critics, and earned her a nomination at the ARY Films Awards for Best Supporting Actress.[39][40][41] The film was later adapted into a television series with the same cast in 2017, titled Main Manto, and was aired on Geo TV.[42]

Established actress (2016–present)[edit]

In 2016, Qamar played the role of a struggling actress in the period drama Mein Sitara, (serial based on lollywood golden era)[43] alongside Mekaal Zulfiqar and appeared as Mishal in Farooq Rind's Besharam opposite Zahid Ahmed.[44][45][46] The later was a commercially and critically hit.[45][47][48] Sadaf Haider of The Express Tribune praised her saying, "Qamar is in great form as Mishi and plays her with restraint and quiet power; a welcome relief from the wounded women she has played of late".[45] During the 16th Lux Style Awards, the series earned 5 nominations including Qamar for Best TV actress.[49] She was also nominated for her projects Mein Sitara and Lahore Se Aagey in Best Actress category.[49] Qamar played a rockstar opposite Yasir Hussain, in the travel comedy Lahore Se Aagey (2016).[50] The film, a sequel to the comedy Karachi Se Lahore, ranks among the highest-grossing Pakistani films of all time with a worldwide grossing of Rs21.60 million.[51][52] Later that year, she played a leading role in the psycho–thriller 8969, a critical and commercial failure.[53]

Qamar was offered an Indian film opposite Randeep Hooda, and supporting roles in Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2012) and Heroine (2012), which she declined.[54] After the 2016 Uri attack, relations between India and Pakistan deteriorated; the Indian Motion Picture Producers Association (IMPPA) and the Film Producers Guild of India banned Pakistani artists from working in India until the situation normalised.[55] The comedy-drama Hindi Medium (2017), in which Qamar played the lead female role of Mita Batra, a nouveau riche opposite Irrfan Khan, marked her first project in the Hindi cinema.[56][57] Critical reception of the film was positive. A reviewer for The Times of India wrote, "Saba, as the dominating wife is sheer delight onscreen".[58] In a scathing review, Sreehari Nair of labelled the film "fascinatingly frustrating" and called Qamar "natural actress, sexual daring".[59] The film earned over ₹334.36 million worldwide, a majority of which came from the Chinese box office.[60] and China with a collection of ₹334.36 million.[61] Qamar received several Best Female Debut and Best Actress awards and nominations at various award ceremonies, including a Best Actress nomination at Filmfare. Later that year, Qamar was declared as the top Bollywood debutante of 2017 by Eastern Eye.[62][63][64]

In 2017, Qamar worked in the biographical drama series Baaghi, in the role of Pakistani controversial figure Qandeel Baloch.[65] The series was a critical and commercial success, becoming one of the highest-grossing Pakistani drama of 2017.[65] Qamar's performance was widely praised by the critics and her portrayal of the actress and singer was applauded even before its release. Neeha of The Nation wrote, "Without a doubt, Qamar has done an outstanding job",[66] whereas reviewer from The Express Tribune said she "slayed the social media star with such finesse".[67] The series earned her a Lux Style Awards for Best Actress (Television) and IPPA Awards for Best Actress.[68][69]

In 2018, Qamar appeared in three short films. She first paired with Ahsan Khan in Siraj-ul-Haque directorial Moomal Rano.[70] The film was made as part of the Zeal For Unity initiative to bridge cultural barriers between India and Pakistan. It was critically praised and was nominated for Best film at the 2018 European festival.[71][72] It was also released by digital platform Zee5. She then appeared in Fahim Burney's Dil Diyan Gallan, opposite Zahid Ahmed where she played the character of Raniya and Iss Dil Ki Essi Ki Tessi.[73][74][75] She appeared as model for Shuja Haider's two music videos Jeewan Daan and Funn Mitti Se. In 2019, Qamar worked in crime drama Cheekh, opposite Bilal Abbas khan, she played a headstrong girl who fights for justice. It is considered both critical and commercial blockbuster. In 2020 Qamar voiced for Zara Abid debut short film Sikka, modeled and directed for Bilal Saeed music video Qubool. She next starred in ARY Digital's Hangor S-131 and in Abrar-ul-Haq's and Mustafa Zahid's music videos Begum Shak Karti Hai and Chingaariyan respectively. Qamar next collaborated with Sarmad Khoosat for film Kamli, and Saqib Khan's debut film, titled Ghabrana Nahi Hai winning IVIF Best Film Actress award for Kamli.[76][77][78] She received praise for her role as Maya in ARY Digital's hit crime thriller Fraud collaborating with Ahsan Khan and Mikaal Zulfiqar and starred in Asim Azhar's music video Kabhi Mai Kabhi Tum with Fahad Mustafa, Zee5 critical and commercially successful web series Mrs and Mr Shameem and Urduflix Original Naina Ki Sharafat in 2022. As of 2023 Qamar starred in ARY Digital's social drama Sar-e-Rah and received critical acclaim for portraying role of female taxi driver winning Best Actress award for Outstanding contribution to UNICEF funded drama.[79] In the same year she joined hands with Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme on polio awareness, starring in Yehi Waqt Hai YouTube mini series along with Haroon Shahid, Kiran Haq and Agha Mustafa Hassan. She next appeared in Express Entertainment's Gunah directed by Adnan Sarwar opposite Juggan Kazim, Rabia Butt and Sarmad Khoosat. Qamar next appeared in newly launched channel Green Entertainment drama serial Tumhare Husn Ke Naam paired for the first time opposite Imran Abbas. She will be seen in Green Entertainment another drama serial Serial Killer and Shayan Khan's directorial web series Mandi opposite Mikaal Zulfiqar.

Other work and media image[edit]

In 2009, Qamar joined the political satire show Hum Sab Umeed Se Hain, as a host and presenter where she also did the parody of politicians and actors. The show was extremely popular and was at the number one spot in ratings in Pakistan. She decided to quit the show and was replaced by Meera in 2013.[80] In January 2018, she appeared in photoshoot for Mahid Khawar's creation "Padmavat" where she dressed up like Rani Padmavati.[81] In May 2018, she showcased golden bridal couture for designer Nilofer Shahid. She was showstopper for Rimple and Harpreet Narula's first Pakistan show on Shaan-E-Pakistan.[82][83] On 10 December 2018, she walked the ramp for designer Uzma Babar's collection Umsha on Bridal Couture Week.[84][85] Qamar became the ambassador for a number of brands including Lux Pakistan,[86] Sunsilk,[87] Dalda,[88] Ufone,[89] and Tapal.[90]

Qamar is considered one of the nation's most popular and highest-paid actresses.[29][5][91] After the success of Mein Sitara and Hindi Medium, she was cited by critics as one of the finest actresses in Pakistan.[16][92][93][94] Throughout her career, she has received several accolades including Lux Style Awards, Hum Awards, Pakistan Media Awards, PTV Awards and a Filmfare Awards nomination.[95] In 2012, Government of Pakistan honoured her with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, the fourth-highest decoration given to civilians in Pakistan based on their achievements.[3] In 2016, she received Pride of Performance in recognition of meritorious work in the fields of arts.[5]

In addition to acting, Qamar has supported charitable organisations for various causes.[5] She is involved with several humanitarian causes and is vocal about issues faced by women and children.[96] In June 2018, she did a special appearance in Shuja Haider's music video "Jeevan Daan" to raised awareness against child abuse.[96][97] The song was socially relevant and highlights issues concerning children and women.[98] In August 2018, Qamar expressed in an interview, "I encourage and urge people to invest in good education as it will shape the future of our children and our society".[5] On Independence Day in 2018, Daily Times named Qamar "Pride of Pakistan".[5]

In April 2020, she started her YouTube channel and released mini series Isolation based on the situation of Lockdown due to COVID-19[99] following The Chay Show,[100]Chaska News,[101] Kab Samjho Gay,[102] Breaking The Stereotype,[103] Music video Ek Adhuri Love Story: Chingariyan with Mustafa Zahid,[104] Eid 2023 special Eid Ka Din,[105][106] Khala Ki Jaan and Jins.[107][108][109] She further raised her hands for collecting COVID relief funds for poor minorities and transgender communities with Ali Zafar's charity trust "Ali Zafar Foundation".[110] Qamar revealed thorugh her YouTube channel about her relationship in which she was engaged for eight years and parted ways with him. She described it as abusive relationship.[111]



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2015 Manto Noor Jehan Debut film [112]
2016 Lahore Se Aagey Tara Ahmed [113]
8969 Zara Nawazish [114]
2017 Hindi Medium Meeta Batra Indian film [115]
2022 Ghabrana Nahi Hai Zubeda Sajjad [116]
Kamli Hina Saqlain [117]


Year Title Role Network Ref.
2004 Ishq Saba Geo Entertainment [118]
2006 Kal Sana Hamdani PTV Home [119]
2011 Balay Ki Bali Vaneeza Hum TV [120]
2012 Pyar Mein Twins Sara Aadi Ary Digital [121]
Love Ki Khichdi Fiza Aamir [122]
2013 Aina Aliya Javaid Geo Films [123]
2018 Dil Diyan Gallan Raniya Hassan Hum TV [124]
Iss Dil Ki Essi Ki Tessi Samaira [125]
2021 Hangor S-131 Naheed Ahmad Tasnim ARY Digital [126]

Short films[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2018 Moomal Rano Nigar Zee5 Short film [127]
2020 Sikka Narrator Qissa Nagri [128]


Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Network Ref.
2005 Mein Aurat Hoon Rubina PTV Home [129]
Chaap Zarina ATV [130]
Sussar In Law Tania PTV Home [131]
2006 Gharoor Sadia [132]
Dhoop Mein Andhera Hai Zindagi [133]
Taqdeer Dua [134]
Kahin Tum Kahin Hum Mehru [135]
Phool Kiran [136]
Banjar Roshni Geo Entertainment [137]
Aqal Bari Ya Bhains Humaira TV One Pakistan [138]
2007 Khuda Gawah Sonia ATV [139]
Dil Se Shikayat Hai Sara [136]
Muhabbat Ab Nahi Hogi Silah [135]
No.1 Annie Zaidi PTV Home [136]
Mammo Salma [140]
Un Biyan Able Rania [141]
Mirch Masala Saman Aaj TV
Woh Subh Kab Ayegi Hina ATV [135]
Not Responding Shafaq Absar [136]
Nawab Manzil Iffat
Chubhan Urooj PTV Home [142]
Bint e Adam Zainab Khair Ali [143]
Phool Aur Kantey Simi [144]
Na Janay Kyun Ayesha [145]
2009 Tere Ik Nazar Nida Najam Geo Entertainment [146]
Nadia Naam Ki Larki Nadia [147]
Jinnah Ke Naam Ruqsana Inayatullah PTV Home [148]
Tinkay Iman Anwar [149]
Hum Tu Karain Kamal Nazia
Muhabbat Yun Bhi Hoti Hai Ghazal ATV [150]
Mishaal Fatima Mansoor PTV Home [151]
Half Light Aiza ARY Digital [152]
2010 Chand Ki Goud Main Saboor Geo Entertainment
Lahore Junction Sabahat PTV Home [153]
Dastaan Surraiya Saleem Hum TV [154]
Kanpur Se Katas Tak Pooja Mohan Das Indus Vision [155]
Ghao Mehr-un-Nisa ATV
Amar Bel Bakhshan [156]
Rait Kay Dairay Asma A-Plus TV
2010-2011 Uraan Ayesha Aleem Geo Entertainment [157]
Aankh Salamat Andhay Log Amara ATV [158]
2011 Pani Jaisa Piyar Sana Hum TV [159]
Main Chand Si Irsa ARY Digital [160]
2011-2012 Maat Saman Hum TV [161]
Ghar Ki Baat Hai Seemi A-Plus TV [162]
Tera Pyar Nahi Bhoole Zartash/Zari PTV Home [163]
Khalida Ki Walida Khalida [164]
Mein Aisa Kiun Hoon Nida [165]
Two In One Sonia Mansoor [166]
Nazar Katrina [167]
Jo Chale To Jaan Se Guzar Gaye Ujala/Zufishan Geo Entertainment [168]
2012 Thakan Sadaf ARY Digital [169]
Bhool Surraiya PTV Home [170]
Yahan Pyar Nahin Hai Haleema Saim Hum TV [171]
Shikwa Na Shikayat Meerub Express Entertainment [172]
Shehryar Shehzadi Sarwat Urdu 1 [173]
2012-2013 Na Kaho Tum Mere Nahi Mehreen Hum TV [174]
2013 Kaash Aisa Ho Ifra ARY Digital [175]
Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi Gul-e-Rana Hum TV [176]
2013-2014 Miss Fire Maya Geo Entertainment [177]
Sannata Rukayya ARY Digital [178]
Bunty I Love You Dania Hum TV [179]
2014 Jaanam Falak A-Plus TV [180]
Izteraab Zara Hum TV [181]
Bay Emaan Mohabbat Dania ARY Digital [182]
2014-2015 Na Katro Pankh Mere Naamia ARY Zindagi [183]
Digest Writer Farida/Rashk-e-Hina Hum TV [184]
2015 Kaisay Tum Se Kahoon Anamta [185]
2015-2016 S.H.E Bajirao Mastani Geo Entertainment [186]
Sangat Ayesha Hum TV [187]
2016 Mein Sitara Surraiya/Sitara TV One Pakistan [188]
Besharam Mishal Tahir Malik ARY Digital [189]
2017-2018 Baaghi Fouzia Azeem/Kanwal Baloch Urdu 1 [190]
Manto Noor Jehan Geo Entertainment [191]
2019 Cheekh Mannat Shayan ARY Digital [192]
2022 Fraud Maya Nisar [193]
2023 Sar-e-Rah Rania [194]
Gunah Gul Meher Express Entertainment [195]
Tumhare Husn Ke Naam Salma Qureshi Green Entertainment [196]
TBA Serial Killer Sarah [197]

Special appearance[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2005 Jag Beeti Erum PTV Home Episode "Faisla" [136]
Hera Pheri and Company Sonia Episode "40","41" [198]
2010 Talluq Naila Habib Geo Entertainment Episode "17" [199]
2011 Faseel-e-Jaan Se Aagay Neelofar PTV Home Episode "Matti Ka Qarz" [200]
2012 Timmy G Saba Qamar ARY Digital Episode "77" [201]
2014 Shareek-e-Hayat Recurring Hum TV Anthology series [202]

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Singer Ref.
2004 Boliyan Abrar-ul-Haq [203]
2018 Jeevan Daan Shuja Haider [204]
Funn Mitti Se [205]
2020 Qubool Bilal Saeed [206]
2021 Chingariyan Mustafa Zahid [104]
Begum Shak Karti Hai Abrar ul Haq [207]
2022 Kabhi Mai Kabhi Tum Asim Azhar [208]

Web series[edit]

Denotes web series that have not been released yet
Year Title Role Platform Notes Ref.
2022 Naina Ki Sharafat Naina/Musarat Jahan UrduFlix Urduflix original [209]
Mrs and Mr Shameem Umaina/Ummi Zee5 Web Series [210]
2023 Yehi Waqt Hai Saba Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme YouTube Mini Series on Polio [211]
TBA Mandi Uzma Rana TBA Web Series [212]


Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2009–2013, 2015 Hum Sab Umeed Se Hain Host Geo Entertainment Political satirical show [213]
2012 17th PTV Awards PTV Home Hosted with Imran Abbas [214]
2017 Eid Show With Saba Qamar and Imran Abbas Dunya News [215]
Hum Style Awards 2017 Hum TV Hosted with Farhan Saeed and Ali Kazmi [216]
2019 18th Lux Style Awards Geo Entertainment Hosted with Yasir Hussain [217]

Other appearances[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Shareef Show Mubarak Ho Herself Guest appearance
2014 Tonite with HSY Guest appearance with Adnan Siddiqui
Mazaaq Raat Guest appearance with Humayun Saeed

Awards and nominations[edit]

Saba Qamar awards and nominations
Qamar at Masala Awards 2017
  1. ^ Certain award groups do not simply award one winner. They recognize several different recipients, have runners-up, and have third place. Since this is a specific recognition and is different from losing an award, runner-up mentions are considered wins in this award tally. For simplification and to avoid errors, each award in this list has been presumed to have had a prior nomination.
Year Content Award Category Result
2010 Jinnah Ke Naam PTV Awards Best Actress (Jury) Nominated
Best Actess (Viewers) Nominated
2011 Tinkay Best Actress (Jury) Won[218]
Best Actress (Viewers) Won[219]
Dastaan Pakistan Media Awards Best Supporting Actress Won[6]
2012 Tera Pyar Nahi Bhoole PTV Awards Best Actress (Jury) Won[220]
Best Actress (Viewers) Nominated[220]
2013 Aina Tarang Housefull Awards Best Actress Nominated[221]
Best On-Screen Couple Nominated[221]
Yahan Pyar Nahin Hai Hum Awards Best Actress Nominated[222]
Maat Pakistan Media Awards Best Actress Won[223]
Hum Awards Best Actress Nominated[222]
2014 Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi Nominated[224]
Best Actress (Popular) Nominated[224]
2015 Bunty I Love You Hum Awards Best Actress Won[26]
Best Actress (Popular) Nominated[225]
Most Impactful Character Nominated[225]
Digest Writer Best Actress Nominated[225]
Best Actress (Popular) Nominated[225]
2016 Sangat Nominated[226]
Best Actress Nominated[226]
Manto ARY Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated[40]
Galaxy Lollywood Awards Won[227]
2017 Lahore Se Aagey Galaxy Lollywood Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role - Female Nominated[228]
Best Dance Performance (along with Yasir Hussain) Nominated[228]
Best On-Screen Couple (along with Yasir Hussain) Nominated[228]
Nigar Awards Best Actress Won[229]
IPPA Awards Best Actress Film Nominated[230]
Besharam ARY Viewers Choice Awards Best Couple (along with Zahid Ahmed) Nominated[231]
Best Actress Won[232]
IPPA Awards Best Actress Won[231]
Best Couple (along with Zahid Ahmed) Nominated[231]
2018 Hindi Medium Star Screen Awards Most Promising Newcomer - Female Nominated
Masala! Awards Breakthrough Performance of the Year Won[233]
Filmfare Awards Best Actress Nominated[234]
Bollywood Film Journalist's Awards Best Female Debut Won[235]
Baaghi IPPA Awards Best Actor (Female) - Drama Won[236]
Best Couple (along with Osman Khalid Butt) Nominated[231]
Masala! Awards Breakthrough Performance of the Year Won[237]
National Icon Awards 2018 Icon Of The Year Won[238]
2020 Cheekh 1st Pakistan International Screen Awards Best Television Actress- Viewers Choice Nominated[239]
Best Television Actress- Critics Choice Nominated[239]
2021 Hello Magazine Awards All Time Favorite Superstar Won[240]
2022 Kamli Indus Valley International Film Festival Best Female Actor Won[241]
Sunday Special Icon Awards Best Actress Of The Year Won[242]
2023 Sar-e-Rah USAID Awards Outstanding Contribution To USAID-Funded Drama Won[79]

Lux Style Awards[edit]

She holds the record of most acting nominations ever received by an actress.

Year Ceremony Category Project Result
2010 9th Lux Style Awards[243] Best Television Actress (Terrestrial) Jinnah Ke Naam Nominated
2011 10th Lux Style Awards[244] Tinkay
2012 11th Lux Style Awards[245] Tera Pyar Nahi Bhoole
Best Television Actress (Satellite) Pani Jaisa Pyar
2013 12th Lux Style Awards[246] Maat
2015 14th Lux Style Awards[247] Best Television Actress Sannata
2017 16th Lux Style Awards[248] Mein Sitara
Best Lead Actress in a Film Lahore Se Aagey
2018 17th Lux Style Awards[249] Best Television Actress Baaghi Won
2020 19th Lux Style Awards[250] Best Television Actress (Critics Choice) Cheekh Nominated
Best Television Actress (Viewers Choice) Nominated

Other recognitions[edit]

Year Tilte Ref(s)
2012 Tamgha-e-Imtiaz [251]
2016 Pride of Performance [252]
2017 Top Bollywood Debutante by Eastern Eye [64]
2018 Pride of Pakistan by Daily Times Pakistan [253]


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