Saba Qamar Biography, Age, Education, Husband, Family, Children, Drama List And Movies list

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Saba Qamar Zaman Biodata

FULL NAME:                                       Saba Qamar Zaman

PROFESSION:                                     Actress, Television personality, Model, TV Anchor

NATIONALITY:                                   Pakistani

AGE:                                                   36 years old (in 2020)

DATE OF BIRTH:                                 April 5, 1984

BIRTHPLACE:                                     Gujranwala, Pakistan

ZODIAC SIGN:                                   Aries


Saba Qamar Zaman Age & Biography:

Saba Qamar is one of Pakistan’s most famous and generously paid actresses. She joined showbiz when she was just 19. She joined the industry because of her friend as she was the only person who believed in her talent. And one of the most eminently known actresses and highest-paid television personalities, Saba Qamar made her first acting debut with a role in the television series ‘Mein Aurat Hoon’ back in 2005.

Qamar is recognized nationally and internationally she is the recipient of several awards, including the Lux Style Award, Hum Award, and a Filmfare Award nomination for her role in her hit movie ‘Hindi Medium‘ She was honoured by the Government of Pakistan with the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2012 and Pride of Performance in 2016. The talent of acting is something she has been blessed with by God. She wasn’t aware of this talent of hers until she started performing. According to her, she is still camera shy but when she is doing the shooting for her dramas, she instantly gets into action and does not feel shy anymore.

Saba Qamar Zaman Family Info & Education:

Saba Qamar was born as Sabahat Qamar Zaman on April 5, 1984, in Hyderabad, Sindh. When she was only 3 years old she lost her dad. Her mother alongside six kids came to Gujranwala. Saba Qamar’s adolescence was spent in Gujranwala. She is a Pakistani film and television performing actress. Saba received her initial education from Gujranwala. Afterwards, they migrated to Lahore to seek her advanced studies. Saba Qamar’s family is currently located in Karachi.

Saba Qamar Zaman Professional Career:

Saba Qamar made her acting debut with a role in the television sequential Mein Aurat Hoon (2005). In 2007, Saba Qamar showed up in ATV’s drama serial Khuda Gawah which was the remaking of 1992 Indian film. In 2010, She showed up in a supporting job of Suraya in Hum TV’s pre segment television series Dastaan, an adjustment of Razia Butt’s epic novel Bano. She was seen alongside Ahsan Khan, Sanam Baloch, and Fawad Khan. Drama series ended up being the leap forward for her and she won the Best TV Actress trophy at the Pakistan Media Awards (2010).

Saba Qamar has played the role of Fatima Jinnah and the series was a tribute to the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Saba Qamar’s introductory debut movie was Aina (2013) alongside Faysal Qureshi for which Saba was selected for Best Actress at Tarang Housefull Awards. Later she performed a rockstar Tara in the travel parody Lahore Se Aagey (2016). The film was positioned among the highest-grossing Pakistani movies ever with a gross of Rs21.60 crores.


She made her debut, in Saket Chaudhary’s film Hindi Medium (2017), alongside Irrfan Khan in the Hindi film industry. The film turned into a sleeper hit in India and China with the accumulation of ₹334.36 crores. Later Saba Qamar showed up in Maat where she performed the role of childish, self-fixated Saman alongside Adnan Siddiqui and Aamina Sheikh. The drama serial was critically and commercially hit and became the thirteen highest-rated Pakistani television series and also garnered her Pakistan Media Awards for Best Actress.

In 2018, she appeared in the short film Moomal Rano. Moomal Rano was critically successful. Moomal Rano was also nominated for Best Film at the 2018 European festival. She established herself as a leading actress of the Urdu cinema for portraying the singer Noor Jehan in the acclaimed biographical drama Manto (2015).

In 2009, Saba Qamar joined a political satire 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. In January 2018, she appeared in a photoshoot for Mahid Khawar’s creation “Padmavat” where she dressed up like Rani Padmavati. In May 2018, she showcased golden bridal couture for designer Nilofer Shahid. She was the showstopper for Rimple and Harpreet Narula’s first Pakistan show on ‘Shaan-E-Pakistan’. On 10 December 2018, she walked the ramp for designer Uzma Babar’s collection Umsha on Bridal Couture Week. Saba Qamar became the ambassador for several brands including Lux Pakistan, Sunsilk, Dalda, Ufone, and Tapal.


Qamar is considered one of the nation’s most popular and highest-paid actresses. After the success of Mein Sitara and Hindi Medium, she was cited by critics as one of the finest actresses in Pakistan. Throughout her career, she has received several accolades including Lux Style Awards, Hum Awards, Pakistan Media Awards, PTV Awards, and a Filmfare Awards nomination.

In 2012, the Government of Pakistan honoured her with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, the fourth-highest decoration given to civilians in Pakistan based on their achievements. In 2016, she received Pride of Performance in recognition of meritorious work in the fields of arts.

Globally, Saba Qamar earned critical acknowledgement for her depiction in the comedy-drama Hindi Medium (2017), that positions among the most elevated-grossing Indian films ever and garnered her the nomination for Filmfare Best Actress Award. Saba Qamar received several awards, including the Lux Style Award, Hum Award, and a Filmfare Award nomination.

In addition to acting, Qamar has supported charitable organizations for various causes. She is involved with several humanitarian causes and is vocal about issues faced by women and children. In June 2018, she did a special appearance in Shuja Haider’s music video “Jeevan Daan” to raised awareness against child abuse. The song was socially relevant and highlights issues concerning children and women. 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”. On Independence Day in 2018, Daily Times named Qamar “Pride of Pakistan”.

In April 2020, she started her Youtube channel and released mini-series Isolation based on the situation of Lockdown due to COVID-19. 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”.Qamar revealed through her YouTube channel about her relationship in which she was engaged for eight years and parted ways with him. She described it as an offensive relationship.

In 2020, Saba Qamar will next collaborate with Sarmad Khoosat for film Kamli, and will also star in Saqib Khan’s debut film, titled Ghabrana Nahi Hai.

Saba Qamar Zaman Net Worth:

Salary: 2.5-3 Lac PKR per episode (Pakistani Rupee)

Net Worth: 10 Crore PKR (Pakistani Rupee)


Saba Qamar Zaman Films-List

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Aina Rita A remake of the 1977 movie Aina
2015 Manto Noor Jehan
2016 Lahore Se Aagey Tara Ahmed
2016 8969 Motia
2017 Hindi Medium Meeta Batra Hindi film
2018 Moomal Rano Nigar Short film
2018 Dil Diyan Gallan Raniya Television film
2018 Iss Dil Ki Essi Ki Tessi Samana (Sam) Television film
2020 Kambakht TBA Pre-production
2020 Kamli TBA Filming


Saba Qamar Zaman Music Video

Year Title Singer
2010 “Boliyan” Abrar-ul-Haq
2018 “Jeevan Daan” Shuja Haider


Saba Qamar Zaman Drama List

Year Title Role
2005 Main Aurat Hoon
2005 Chaap
2006 Dhoop Mein Andhera Hai Kiran
2006 Bint e Adam Zainab
2007 Khuda Gawah
2007 Kanpur Se Katas Tak
2007 Jinnah Ke Naam Fatima Jinnah
2008 Unbiyaanable Aimen
2009 Mishaal Hiba Rashid
2010 Dastaan Suraiya Saleem
2010–2011 Uraan Ayesha Aleem
2011 Tinkay Zarish
2011 Pani Jaisa Piyar Sana
2011–2012 Maat Saman
2011–2012 Jo Chale To Jaan Se Guzar Gaye Zulfi Roshni Shah
2011–2012 Main Chand Si Irsa
2011 Tera Pyar Nahi Bhoole Zartash
2011 Tere Ik Nazar Nida
2011 Miss Fire Anaya
2012 Thakan Sadaf
2012–2013 Na Kaho Tum Mere Nahi Mehreen
2012 Yahan Pyar Nahin Hai Haleema
2012 Shehryar Shehzadi Sarwat
2013 Kaash Aisa Ho Afra
2013–2014 Sannata Ruqayya
2013 Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi Gul-e-Rana
2014 Jaanam Falak
2013–2014 Bunty I Love You Dania
2014 Shareek-e-Hayat Recurring
2014 Izteraab Zara
2014–2015 Digest Writer Farida/Rashk-e-Hina
2014 Bay Emaan Mohabbat Dania Naeem
2015 Kaisay Tum Se Kahoon Anumta
2015 S.H.E Bajirao Mastani
2015–2016 Sangat Ayesha/Aashi
2016 Mein Sitara Suraiya/Sitara.
2016 Besharam Mishal Tahir Malik
2017–2018 Baaghi Fouzia Azeem
2017–2018 Main Manto Noor Jehan
2019 Cheekh Mannat Shayan


Saba Qamar Zaman Other Appearances

Year Title Role Notes
2009–2013, 2015 Hum Sab Umeed Se Hain As Host/Presenter Political satirical show
2013 Timmy G Herself Guest appearance
2020 Mann Jogi TBA Web series; Filming


Saba Qamar Zaman Bio/Wiki

Nickname:                          Saba

Gender:                              Female

Birth Place:                         Gujranwala

Current Residence:             Lahore, Pakistan

Hometown:                        Lahore

Famous for:                        Artist

Saba Qamar Zaman Body Stats

HEIGHT:                               5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)

WEIGHT:                              54 Kg (119 lbs)

WAIST:                                 26 inches

BODY TYPE:                         Slim

DRESS SIZE:                         6 (US)

HAIR COLOR:                      Black

EYE COLOR:                         Black

Saba Qamar Zaman Education / Qualifications

School:                                 not known

College:                                not known

University:                            not known

Qualification:                       Matriculation from Gujranwala

Saba Qamar Zaman Family Info

Father:                                 Qamar Zaman

Mother:                               Not known

Brothers:                             not known

Sisters:                                 not known

Saba Qamar Zaman Debut

Profession:                                         Actress, Television personality, Model, TV Anchor

Debut TV Series/Movie:                    Lollywood Debut: Manto (2015)

Bollywood Debut:                             Hindi medium (2017)

Salary:                                               2.5-3 Lac PKR per episode (Pakistani Rupee)

Net Worth:                                       10 Crore PKR (Pakistani Rupee)

Saba Qamar Zaman Affairs / Relationship

Boyfriend:                                           Hamza Ali Abbasi

Marital Status:                                    Unmarried

Husband:                                           Not yet

Kids:                                                   not yet

Saba Qamar Zaman Favorite Things

Favorite Actor:                                  Saif Ali Khan

Favorite Actress:                               Saima Noor

Favorite Food:                                  Biryani and Kebabs

Favorite Destination:                        Los Angeles

Favorite Color:                                  White

Favorite Book:                                  Peer e Kamil by Umaira Ahmed


Awards and nominations

Year Content Award Category Result
2010 Jinnah Ke Naam Lux Style Awards Best TV Actress (Terrestrial) Nominated
2011 Tinkay PTV Awards Best Actress Jury Won
Best Actress Viewers Won
Lux Style Awards Best TV Actress (Terrestrial) Won
Dastaan Pakistan Media Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
2012 Tera Pyar Nahi Bhoole PTV Awards Best Actress Jury Won
Best Actress Viewers Nominated
Lux Style Awards Best TV Actress (Terrestrial) Won
Pani Jaisa Pyar Satellite Best TV Actress Won
2013 Aina Tarang Housefull Awards Best Actress Nominated
Best On-Screen Couple Nominated
Yahan Pyar Nahin Hai Hum Awards Best Actress Nominated
Maat Pakistan Media Awards Best Actress Won[114]
Hum Awards Best Actress Nominated
Lux Style Awards Satellite Best TV Actress Nominated
2014 Ullu Baraye Farokht Nahi Hum Awards Best Actress Nominated
Best Actress Popular Nominated
2015 Sannata Lux Style Awards Satellite Best TV Actress Nominated
Bunty I Love You Hum Awards Best Actress Won
Best Actress Popular Nominated
Most Impactful Character Nominated
Digest Writer Best Actress Nominated
Best Actress Popular Nominated
2016 Sangat Hum Awards Best Actress Nominated
Best Actress Popular Nominated
Manto ARY Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Galaxy Lollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
N/A Pride of Performance Contribution to arts Honorary
2017 Lahore Se Aagey Galaxy Lollywood Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Female Nominated
Best Dance Performance (along with Yasir Hussain) Nominated
Best On-Screen Couple (along with Yasir Hussain) Nominated
Lux Style Awards Best Actress Film Nominated
Nigar Awards Best Actress Nominated
IPPA Awards Best Actress film Nominated
Mein Sitara Lux Style Awards Best Television Actress Nominated
Besharam Best Television Actress Nominated
ARY Viewer’s Choice Awards Best Couple (along with Zahid Ahmed) Nominated
Best Actress Won
2018 Hindi Medium Star Screen Awards Most Promising Newcomer – Female Nominated
Masala! Awards Breakthrough Performance of the Year Won
Filmfare Awards Best Actress Nominated
Bollywood Film Journalist’s Awards Best Female Debut Won
Baaghi Lux Style Awards Best TV Actress Won
IPPA Awards Best Actor Female Drama Won
2020 Cheekh Pakistan International Screen Awards Best Television Actress Nominated


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