WEB DESK: Across the border, Pakistani artists are being appreciated immensely for their acting skills. But little did they know that these actresses started off their careers as any other Pakistani drama artist.

Here is the list of actresses that started off in Pakistani drama industry.

Mahira Khan


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Known famously as Khirad of the blockbuster series Humsafar, Mahira started as a drama series actress. Khan is now ready to star in Raees opposite Shahrukh Khan.

Momal Sheikh


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Momal stared in dramas like Miraat ul Uroos, Ye Zindagi hai, etc. She is now ready to star in Diana Penty’s ‘Happy Bhaag Jayegi’.

Saba Qamar


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Saba Qamar became widely famous for her role in drama serial Maat and Besharam. She was appreciated in the show very much. After that she has starred in numerous movies, Manto, 8969, Kambhakht, Lahore se Aagay, and is all ready to star oppose Irrfan Khan’s, ‘Hindi Meduim’.

Sajal Ali


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Sajal Ali, famous for her doe eyed characters, starred in blockbusters like Gul-e-Rana, Meri Laadli and her character in Chup Raho. Ali is ready to make her Bollywood debut with Sridevi’s Mom, along Adnan Siddiqui.

Sohai Ali Abro


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Abro started her show with Bhabhi, and from there she came to do first Pakistani movie, Wrong No., Jawani Phir Nahi Aani. She was criticized as well as appreciated for her extraordinary performance.

Sanam Saeed


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Sanam Saeed starred as Kashaf in Zinagi Gulzar Hai opposite Fawad Khan, while she worked in Kadurat, and superhit show, Diyar-e-Dil. She debuted with Mohib Mirza in Bachaana.

Mehwish Hayat

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Mehwish Hayat started her career as Pakistani Drama artists. She worked in Mere Qaatil, Mere Dildar, Miraat ul Uroos, Kitni Girhain Baqi Hain, and latest show, Dil Lagi with Humayun Saeed with whom she paired in movie, Ye Jawaani hai Deewani as well.

Ayesha Khan

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Popularly known as Jeena of Mann Mayal, the actress has put her steps in movie industry as well with Waar, and Jawaani Phir Nahi Ani.

Mawra Hocane


Worked initially in dramas like Ek Tamanna La Hasil si, Maryam, Shareek-e-Hayat, Main Ginhegaar Nahi. The actress made her Bollywood debut with Sanam Teri Qasam that got mixed reviews.