Known for her versatility and ease to adapt to any character, popular Pakistani actress Saba Qamar has time and again delivered incredible performances and left a significant mark on audiences across the border. The actress has essayed a fun-loving role in the popular Bollywood film, ‘Hindi Medium’ opposite Irrfan Khan and enjoys a huge fan following too in India and across the globe.
Here are 5 impactful performances of Saba Qamar that we definitely can’t get enough of:
‘Na Kaho Tum Mere Nahi’
This romantic drama series revolves around the life of a happily married couple Mehreen (Saba Qamar) and Meerab (Ahsan Khan). Centred around their intrapersonal issues, Mehreen and Meerab’s love story takes a tragic turn when their college friend, Maya (Rubab Hashim) proposes to Meerab. Fighting for their love, the couple stay strong and try to surpass every obstacle that hits their way.
‘Aaj Rang Hai’
Directed by Kashif Nisar, this award-winning series narrates the story of an intense indictment of the way greed drives men to stop women from inheriting their land, with the support of the feudal system. The story revolves around a long-standing feud that comes between the families of two estranged brothers, Mian Yaqoob (Noman Ijaz) and Mianji (Noman Masood), and a series of unfortunate events that leaves them fighting for their loved ones. Starring Noman Ijaz, Sohail Ahmed, Saba Qamar, Uzma Hassan, Irsa Ghazal, Yumna Zaidi and Noman Masood in pivotal roles, Saba Qamar stands out in her impactful performance as Gul E Rana.
‘Mrs. & Mr. Shameem’
Zindagi's original, ‘Mrs and Mr Shameem’ is a heart-warming love story starring popular actors Saba Qamar as Umaina and Gul-e- Rana and Naumaan Ijaz in lead roles. The series brings to light the story of Shameem who embodies effeminate traits and Umaina who is bold and outspoken in her ways. The two develop a beautiful bond of love, trust, hope and companionship. Saba Qamar effortlessly slips into the simple, contemporary and outgoing character of Umana.
Centred around the life of a social media star Qandeel Baloch, ‘Baaghi’ sheds light on the dark side of the glamorous life of celebrities. Saba Qamar captures the essence of the story as she portrays the bold, fiery and convincing character of Fauzia Batool with great ease. Inspired by true events, the show reflects on how women have to fight for their rights and pay the price of freedom.
Revolving around the life of a writer, Fareeda (Saba Qamar), the series portrays the struggles of Fareeda as she aspires to be a digest writer under the pen name Rashk-i-Hina (Pride of Heena) but due to a patriarchal household is forced to get married. Fareeda is married to Shaukat (Gohar Rasheed) who gives her a hard time pursuing her interests. The series encounters the struggles she faces being an independent woman who has a passion for her work. Saba Qamar’s ace acting skills incorporate the struggles of a writer with vision and dreams.