Saba Qamar, the newest member of Bollywood family who's debuting with Hindi Medium. Let's have a look at her life and career so far.
An Aries woman!
The Pakistani actress was born in the city of Gujranwala on 5 April 1984.
That's not her real name!
Saba wasn’t born with the same name! Her real name was Sabahat Qamar Zamaan.However, she altered it for her own reasons!
She has 6 siblings!
Saba rather had a large family growing up! She and her 6 brothers and sisters moved to Karachi after her father’s early death.
Made her debut in TV
Saba entered the industry through the TV Line. Her debut show, Main Aurat Hoon, which she did at the young age of 19 was a huge hit among the audiences and earned her a lot of acclaim.
Staying away from the stereotype
She did some more roles in the TV world such as Maat, Thakan (both of which were also broadcast in India), Dhoop Main Andhera Hai, Uraan. She garnered instant love for playing roles which were rather unconventional.
Rise in the movie world
In movie land, as well, her work has been largely applauded in films like Manto, Lahore se Aagey.
She's a model too!
Like many fellow actresses, Saba was also a model who walked for many esteemed designers and brands.
Her big Bollywood break!
In 2016, it was announced that Saba would be making her Bollywood debut with Hindi Medium opposite Irrfan.
‘Hindi Medium’ directed by Saket Chaudhary, details the journey of a couple, who go to lengths to give their daughter the best education and be considered socially classy! The movie will also see Deepak Dobriyal in a pivotal role.
Landing in troubled waters?
However, her debut drew more controversies than fame! Before the film’s release, a video surfaced where Saba was seen making fun of a lot of Bollywood stars like Emran Hashmi, Ranbir Kapoor and Salman Khan.
Saba's getting audience's love!
Seems like, the dust has settled for good! Saba’s debut film has been receiving good reviews from the audiences and critics for its comic timing and good acting. A successful debut indeed! Will she stay in Bollywood for good? That’s the only question!