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August 9, 1945
|Residence||Lahore, Karachi, Pakistan|
|Other names||Jea, Lisa|
|Alma mater||PECHS, Karachi Government College of Commerce & Economics, Karachi|
|Occupation||Actress, Producer & Director, Activist|
|Years active||1982 – Present|
|Known for||Performance, Progress, Peace|
|Zindagi Gulzar Hai|
Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan
Samina was born into a Kashmiri family in Lahore, but was raised in Karachi, Sindh Pakistan. After graduating in commerce she chose to pursue a career in acting. After many successful years of acting in television dramas and minor roles in television advertisements Samina was cast in starring roles in several films.
Samina Peerzada made her directorial debut through Inteha, a critically acclaimed film addressing the social issue of marital rape. Subsequently, she directed the less well-received commercial film Shararat.
Samina Peerzada's directorial debut Inteha received nine national awards. She was also conferred with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Beyond the Mango Film Festival held in Bradford, UK, in November 2013. She consecutively won the Hum Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2013 and 2014 for Roshan Sitara and Zindagi Gulzar Hai. She was decorated with Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Television by Hum TV at the 3rd Hum Awards held in Dubai in April 2015.
|Drama||Role||Year||Broadcasting Network||Additional Notes|
|Darya||Wife||1983||PTV||Plays the role of a runaway (city) wife who finds protection, acceptance, respect, love and boundless affection from simple village folks making a lifelong bond by marrying into the tribe.|
|Wafa Kay Mausam||Mother||2001||PTV|
|Sheeshay Ka Mahal||2002||PTV|
|Thori Si Mohabbat||Leading Lady||2004||Geo TV|
|Dil, Diya, Dehleez||Sheher Bano||2006||Hum TV||Dil, Diya, Dehleez is a drama which is based on the novel of same name by Riffat Siraj|
|Tere Aajaney Se||2006||TV ONE|
|Ishq Ki Inteha||2009||Geo TV||Nominated for Best TV Serial|
|Thori Door Sath Chalo||2009||Hum TV|
|Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan||Tai Amma||2009||Geo TV||Meri Zaat is the most-viewed serial on Geo TV to date.|
|Noorpur Ki Rani||Anna||2009||Hum TV|
|Mohabbat Kon rokay||2009||ARY Digital|
|Dil Ki Dehleez Par||2009||PTV|
|The Ghost||2009||Hum TV|
|Dastaan||Bibi/Saleha||2010||Hum TV||Dastaan is based on a novel on the independence of Pakistan written by Razia Butt|
|Pani Jaisa Piyar||Arfa||2011||Hum TV|
|Koi Lamha Gulab Ho||2011||Hum TV|
|Mera Naseeb||Salima||2011||Hum TV|
|Kuch Khwab Thay Meray||Annie||2011||ARY Digital|
|Durr-e-Shahwar||Durr-e-Shahwar||2012||Hum TV||A phenomenal show that explores the difficulties faced by women after marriage|
|Roshan Sitara||Roshan Ara's mother||2012||Hum TV|
|Zindagi Gulzar Hai||Rafia (Kashaf's Mother)||2012||Hum TV||Hum Award for Best Supporting Actress. Plays the role of a mother every one of us would want to have.|
|Rehaai||Sumaira||2013||Hum TV||Plays the role of a mother(in-law) every married lady would want to have, supportive, sensitive and always defending the rights and aspirations of daughter-in-law(s).|
|Kuch Is Tarah||2013||PTV|
|Chaar Chaand||Mother||2013||Geo TV|
|Meri Beti||Airaj's Grandmother||2013||ARY Digital|
|Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain||Mother||2014||Hum TV||Episode: Wida Na Karna Maa|
|Adhura Milan||Elderly lady||2014||A-Plus Entertainment|
|Neelum Kinaray||2015||Hum TV|
|Aap Ke Liye||Nishat Malik||2016||ARY Digital||Plays the role of a crafty elder sister.|
|Be Aib||Sadaf||2016||Urdu1||Plays the role of a high headed and very haughty lady.|
|Saanp Seerhi||Mother||2017||Express Entertainment||Plays the role of a loving Mother.|
|Rasm E Duniya||Elder Sister-in-Law||2017||ARY Digital||Plays the role of a family matriarch.|
|Jab Jab Dil Milay||PTV|
|Climax||Elderly Lady Lover||2009||Hum TV|
|Band Bajj Gaya||Elderly Lady||2010||ARY Digital|
|Lunch With Lubna||Mad Lady||2012||Hum TV|
|Zindagi Ab Bhi Muskurati Hai||Mother||2013||Hum TV|
|Chor Babul Ka Ghar||Mother||2013||ARY Digital|
|Noor (Musical Telefilm)||Elderly lady||2017||Urdu1|
|The Blood of Hussain||Lisa (General's daughter)||1980||Released in February 1981 in the UK. Banned in Pakistan.|
|Shaadi Mere Shohar Ki||Leading Lady||1986|
|Mukhra||Nadeem's sister||1988||Punjabi film|
|Khwahish||1993||aka The Wish (International: English title)|
|Zar Gul||Nawab's Wife||1997|
|The Valley||Didi||2017||Upcoming Hollywood film|
|Zar Gul||Director, writer, Nawab's Wife||1997|
|Inteha||Director, Producer||1999||The movie was Samina Peerzada's debut directorial attempt|
- "An interview with Pakistani Film and TV Actress/Director Samina Pirzada". Retrieved 8 July 2015.
- "Interview: Samina Peerzada - Arts & Culture - Newsline". Retrieved 14 January 2015.
- "Usman Peerzada". Retrieved 2 July 2015.
- "Good parenting: All about my mother". Retrieved 2 July 2015.
- "Surrealistic paintings showcased". Retrieved 2 July 2015.
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- "Beyond the Mango Film Festival (Nov 1-9 2013)". Retrieved 14 January 2015.
- "New Centre for World Cinemas podcast". Retrieved 14 January 2015.
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- "Winners of the 3rd Hum Awards 2015". Retrieved 23 June 2015.
- "HUM TV Awards 2015: 'Sadqay Tumhare' a clear winner". Retrieved 23 June 2015.
- Indrajit Banerjee; Stephen Logan (15 July 2008). Asian Communication Handbook 2008. Asian Media Information & Communication Centre. p. 387. ISBN 978-9814136105. Retrieved 14 April 2012.