Known best for her television roles as Sumbal and Suhaai in, respectively, Family Front and Mastana Mahi, this popular Pakistani actress also appeared as Mrs. Haroon in the acclaimed Lollywood film Mein Ek Din Laut Kay Aaoon Ga.
She attended the Lahore College for Women University and went on to make her television debut in the early 1980s.
From 2010 until 2011, she played the role of Meera in the Pakistani series Main Abdul Qadir Hoon.
She and her four siblings grew up in Lahore, Pakistan, as the children of the acclaimed journalist Hameed Akhtar. Her daughter,
She co-starred with Javed Sheikh in the GEO TV series Azar Ki Ayegi Baraat.