Sanam Baloch

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Sanam Baloch
Born (1986-07-15) July 15, 1986 (age 33)
Alma materUniversity of Karachi
  • Actress
  • television presenter
Years active2007 – present
Known forDastaan, Durr-e-Shehwar
(m. 2013; div. 2018)
AwardsPakistan Media Award
Lux Style Awards

Sanam [1] (born 15 July 1986)[2] credited as Sanam is a Pakistani actress and television presenter. She is one of the most loved and highest paid actress of Pakistan.[3] She has hosted various television shows such as; Sanam Small Room on KTN and the morning show on Samaa TV.[4] As an actress, she has starred in critically acclaimed drama series, such as; Dastaan (2010) and Durr-e-Shehwar (2012).[5]

Personal life[edit]

Baloch married her colleague Abdullah Farhatullah on 12 October 2013 in a simple nikah ceremony in Karachi.[6] Farhatullah is a singer, song writer and host. They had met while working for Samaa TV and had been good friends for a long time. Upon her marriage, Baloch changed her name to Sanam Abdullah. Baloch's PR team dismissed rumours of a divorce in April 2018.[7]

In October 2018, Baloch confirmed that she and Abdullah have separated. Although they maintain a cordial relationship with each other, they are no longer friends.[8]


Baloch began her career as a talk show anchor in Sindhi television channel KTN. She hosted two shows Sanam Small Room and Diyoo on KTN. She appeared in Fahad Mustafa's long play Kalaq.[9] She has also performed in Urdu and Sindhi language music videos.[10] Baloch appeared with Fawad Khan in the Hum TV drama Dastaan. Her next role was in the women's rights drama Kankar with Fahad Mustafa[11][12] She was seen in Noorpur Ki Rani as Noorulain Aneez.

She hosted morning show Morning With Hum on Hum TV, but then moved to Samaa TV for a morning show Subha Saveray Samaa Ke Saath.[13] She married Abdullah Farhatullah who also hosts a show on Samaa TV.[14] previously She hosted morning show on ARY News. She left ARY News in 2018. Currently she hosts "morning show" on Samaa TV.[15]

Sanam Baloch had offered many Bollywood movies but she had refused them all because she didn't wanted to show her skin and get out of her comfort zone . Pakistani films like bin roye and Balu Mahi and many others was also offered to Sanam Baloch infact she had signed Bin roye as well but later she cancelled the contract from Hum TV for her morning show for ARY News and her wedding.


dagger denotes film / drama that has not released yet
Year Title Role Channel
2008 Kalaq Sidra Mohsin PTV Home
Abhi Abhi Noor Bano ARY Digital
Doraha Shahla Geo TV
2009 Mannchalay Mitthu Hum TV
Noorpur Ki Rani Noor ul Ain Aneez "Noorie"
2010 Zeenat Bint-e-Sakina Hazir Ho Zeenat Geo TV
Dastaan Bano Hum TV
Daam Zara ARY Digital
Chemistry Raina Geo TV
2011 Zindagi Dhoop Tum Ghana Saya Hira ARY Digital
Akbari Asghari Akbari (Becky) Hum TV
Kuch Pyar Ka Pagalpan Kiran ARY Digital
Sehra Teri Pyas Maryam Akhtar Geo TV
2012 Nadamat Dr. Tania Hum TV
Ek Thi Parro Parro TVOne
Chaudhvin Ka Chand Saba Nawaz Hum TV
Roshan Sitara Roshan Ara / Sitara
Durr-e-Shehwar Durr-e-Shahwar
2013 Kankar Kiran
2017 Teri Raza Suhana ARY Digital
2019 Khaas Saba Faraz

Hum tv

2016 Ek Thi Marium Marium Mukhtiar Urdu1


Music videos[edit]

  • Shahnila Ali's jogi music video (2006).[10]
  • Najaf Ali's Choodiyun music video (2008).
  • Amanat Ali's Thumri music video (2010).


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  3. ^ "Today I have no hope left: Pak Anchor breaks down on Live TV". ABP News. 17 December 2014. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Throwback: When Hamza Ali Abbasi sort of revealed he was in love". The Express Tribune. 9 December 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  5. ^ Lakhani, Somya (27 May 2015). "Fawad Khan's Pakistani show 'Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam' is a partition love story". The Indian Express. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
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  9. ^ "Sanam Baloch Spotlight". Humsay Magazine. 1 May 2008. Retrieved 7 November 2010.
  10. ^ a b "Sanam Baloch in music video of Joggi by Shahnila Ali (2006)". Retrieved 2013-09-20.
  11. ^ Haider, Batool. "Kankar: Standing up for the abused woman – The Express Tribune Blog". Retrieved 2014-02-13.
  12. ^ Masroor, Raiya. "Far from reality: Kankar and its depiction of divorced women – The Express Tribune Blog". Retrieved 2014-02-13.
  13. ^ "Mohib Mirza wants to revive Pakistani films with 'Silent Cinema". Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  14. ^ "Sanam Baloch, Abdullah Farhatullah back on Samaa screen". Samaa TV. 24 October 2013. Archived from the original on 27 October 2013. Retrieved 24 October 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  15. ^ Sanam Baloch Archives - ARY News | Videos
  16. ^ "Pakistan Media Awards".

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