Javeria Saud (née Jalil) is a Pakistani television actress, producer, screenwriter, singer, and host. She is best known for playing the protagonist Jameela in Geo TV's television drama series Yeh Zindagi Hai (2008–13). She is married to the film and television actor Saud, with whom she owns the production house JJS Productions since 2006 in the Pakistani entertainment industry. She took a break from acting in 2001, and made a comeback in 2006. In 2011, she co-produced Khuda Aur Muhabbat with Babar Javed.

Javeria Saud
Javeria Jalil

(1972-07-26) 26 July 1972 (age 51)
Occupation(s)Television actress
Years active1993–2004; 2006–present
(m. 2005)

Career edit

Javeria entered showbiz industry in 1993 as a Naat reciter. She made her acting debut in 1995 and appeared in various television dramas throughout the 1990s. Some of her notable television shows are Manzilein, Anhoni, Tipu Sultan: The Tiger Lord, Maa, Thori Khushi Thora Ghum, Khaali Aankhein, Harjaaye, Piya Ka Ghar Piyara Lage, Khala Qulsum Ka Kumba, Piyari Shammo, Rishte Mohabbaton Ke, Saharay and Mera Naam Hai Mohabbat.[2]

In 2008, she produced and starred in the television series Yeh Zindagi Hai, which ran for six long years.[2]

Since 2015, she hosts the morning show, Satrangi and Ramadan transmissions as well.[3]

In 2020, she made an acting comeback with soap opera Nand replacing Faiza Hasan who previously played the antagonist in it. In 2022, she played a strict Punjabi housewife in Hum TV's Ramadan special Paristan alongside an ensemble cast, in which her performance was met with mostly negative reviews due to the incorrect Punjabi dialect.[4][5] In 2023, Saud's performance as a outspoken and cunning daughter-in-law in soap opera Baby Baji was well-received by critics and audience.[6][7][8]

Personal life edit

Javeria has been married to actor Saud since 2005.[9] She has two children.

Filmography edit

Television serials edit

Year Title Role Screenwriter Producer Lyricist Notes
1997 Tipu Sultan: The Tiger Lord Sareeta
2004 Ana
2008 Yeh Zindagi Hai Jamila / Chameli      
2009 Yeh Kaisi Mohabbat Hai Haseena   [2]
2011 Khuda Aur Muhabbat      
2012 Pak Villa Laila    
Jeena Seekha Do Hamein      
2017 Mohabbat Zindagi Hai        
2020 Nand Gohar [10]
2021 Oye Motti Episodic appearance
2022 Paristan Haseena [11]
Betiyaan Phopho
2023 Sar-e-Rah Nudrat
Baby Baji Azra
2024 Mohabbat Satrangi Husn Ara    

Web series edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2020 Aurat Gardi Shabnam Bibi Released on Urduflix [12]

References edit

  1. ^ Javeria Saud gets minor injuries in road accident Pakistan Today (newspaper), Published 29 July 2012, Retrieved 5 February 2018
  2. ^ a b c "'Baat Cheet' with Javeria Saud". The Nation. Archived from the original on 25 October 2020.
  3. ^ "What to expect from Imran Abbas and Javeria Saud's Ramazan transmission". Images. 11 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Javeria Saud's incorrect Punjabi in 'Paristan' not sitting right with many". Minute Mirror. 8 April 2022. Archived from the original on 8 April 2022.
  5. ^ Noor ul Huda (1 May 2022). "Family shenanigans". The News International. Retrieved 5 August 2023.
  6. ^ "Javeria Saud wins hearts with portrayal of Azra in 'Baby Baji'". Daily Times. 30 May 2023.
  7. ^ "Supporting Actors Who Are Doing a Marvellous Job". Galaxy Lollywood. 15 June 2023.
  8. ^ "Javeria Saud says 'Baby Baji' exceeded expectations of success". The Express Tribune. 12 July 2023.
  9. ^ Tribune.com.pk (13 February 2012). "'Reel life' couples: Let's talk love". The Express Tribune.
  10. ^ "Javeria Saud replacing Faiza Hassan in Nand". Daily Mail Pakistan. 23 December 2020. Retrieved 15 February 2022.
  11. ^ "Javeria Saud, Aymen Saleem and Arslan Naseer starring in upcoming Ramazan special Paristan". DAWN Images. 29 January 2022.
  12. ^ "Chanting slogans isn't enough: Javeria Saud". Express Tribune. 1 June 2021. Retrieved 5 August 2023.