Samiya Mumtaz[1][2] (Urdu: سمیعہ ممتاز‎) (born 1970, Karachi), is a Pakistani film and television actress. She has performed in several TV dramas.[3]

Samiya Mumtaz
سمیعہ ممتاز
Samiya Mumtaz in 2010
Born (1970-09-05) 5 September 1970 (age 49)
OccupationFilm actress
Years active1995–present
Notable work
Sadqay Tumhare
Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan
RelativesKhawar Mumtaz (mother)
See Mumtazullah Khan family


Mumtaz was born to Khawar and Kamil Khan Mumtaz. Her mother is a prominent women's rights activist, while her father is an architect. She has two brothers.


She first appeared a show in Shahid Nadeem's directed drama serial "Zard Dopehar" (The Yellow Noon) aired on PTV in 1995. She is also notable for her performance in drama serials such as Yariyan and Maaye Ni. She also started off as a theater personality and then moved to television. Mumtaz has worked in drama serials such as Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan. Sadqay Tumhare, Ali Ki Ammi and Udaari.

Mumtaz made her film debut in 2014 in a drama thriller film Dukhtar, written and directed by Afia Nathaniel.[4] She also starred in a family drama film Moor directed by Jami, released in 2015.[5]



Year Film Language Notes
2013 Zinda Bhaag Urdu/Punjabi [6]
2014 Dukhtar Urdu/Pashto [4][6]
2015 Moor Urdu/Pashto [5][6]
2016 Jeewan Hathi Urdu [7]


Awards & nominationsEdit

Year Work Award Category Result
2015 Dukhtar 14th Lux Style Awards Best Actress Won
2015 Sadqay Tumhare Hum Award Best Actor in a Negative Role Won
Best Actor in an Impactful Character


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  2. ^ "Sarmad Khoosat reveals characters of his film 'Zindagi Tamasha'". Something Haute. 2019-09-19. Retrieved 2019-09-21.
  3. ^ "Meeting Samiya". The Friday 5 December 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  4. ^ a b "New York Times:Dukhtar Review". New York Times. October 8, 2015. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
  5. ^ a b Hassan, Mehreen (June 6, 2015). "5 things you need to know about Jami's upcoming film Moor". Dawn Images.
  6. ^ a b c Qamar, Sadia (September 20, 2015). "Mother of all female protagonists". Express Tribune.
  7. ^ "Naseeruddin Shah's Upcoming Pakistan-film to Mock Media". ANI. Indian Express. February 19, 2016.
  8. ^ Nawaz, Farman (January 2, 2015). "14 Pakistani dramas that ruled our television screens in 2014". Express Tribune Blogs.
  9. ^ Anwar, Zoya (October 18, 2014). "'Sadqay Tumhare' was about personal growth: Adnan Malik". Dawn Images.
  10. ^ "Breaking new ground: there's more to Udaari than just child sexual abuse". Dawn Images. May 20, 2016.

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