Sara Hussain (Urdu: ساره لورين), better known as Sara Loren, is a Pakistani actress and model mostly known for working in Hindi as well as Urdu movies and television. She is best known for played role as Barkhaa in 2015. [3]

Sara Loren
Loren at the launch of Manish Arora's store 'Indian' at Juhu, Mumbai
Sara Hussain

(1987-12-11) 11 December 1987 (age 35)[1]
Other namesMona Lisa[2]
  • Actress
  • Model
Years active2003 – present

Early lifeEdit

Loren was born and raised in Kuwait City, Kuwait.[4] Her father migrated to Kuwait from Rajasthan following the Partition of India, and her mother is from Lahore, Punjab in Pakistan.[5] During an interview in India she said she belongs to a multi-cultural background as her father is a Rajput from Rajasthan, and also said that she goes to the temple.[6] As a teenager, she relocated with her family to Lahore following the death of her father.[7][8]


Loren made her film debut in the 2010 Pooja Bhatt's romantic thriller film Kajraare opposite Himesh Reshammiya and later played seductress Nisha in the 2013 film Murder 3. The following year she starred in Yasir Nawaz's Anjuman for which she won the Tarang Housefull Awards—Best Actress in a Leading Role.[9] Loren made her acting debut in 2003 with the serial Rabia Zinda Rahegi. She has also appeared in Mahnoor, Meharun Nisa, Makan, Mehar Bano aur Shah Bano, Sandal, Riyasat, Help of a Ghost, Dupatta, Umrao jan-e-adaa, Madhosh and was nominated for Best Drama Actress for her performance in Main Mar Gai Shaukat Ali at 2nd Pakistan Media Awards.[10]

Loren acted in the stage performances of Anarkali, Shahyad Issi Ka Naam Mohabbat Hai Sheiftaa, in Karachi and Delhi.[11] Loren made her screen debut with the 2010 Pooja Bhatt's Bollywood film Kajraare.[1] The following year, she had a cameo appearance in song "Love Mein Ghum" in Reema Khan's Love Mein Ghum.[12] She then played the role of seductress Nisha in the 2013 film Murder 3.[13] The following year, she made her Lollywood debut in Yasir Nawaz's Anjuman.[2] In 2014, she did an item number "Saiyaan" in Syed Faisal Bukhari's Saltanat. She then appeared in Shadaab Mirza's Barkhaa, where she played a small town girl turned bar dancer. The film ran for 50 days but was commercially declared a disaster.[14][15][16][17]



Year Title Role Network
2002 Jannat Nagina PTV
2003 Rabia Zinda Rahegi Rabia ARY Digital
Jahan Basain Dildar Nazo PTV
Umrao Jan Ada Umrao Jaan Geo TV
2005 Mah-e-Neem Shab Khadija PTV
Riyasat Aamna ARY Digital
2006 Kajal Kajal Geo TV
Makan Nazli Geo TV
2007 Pyar Mein Rimal PTV
2008 Noori Noori PTV
Piyaasi Sajila Hum TV
2009 Sirf Aik Baar Maheen TV One Pakistan
2010 Kisi Ko Maan Liya Apna Roshni Hum TV
Madhosh Lubna TV One
Tere Liye Fiza ARY Digital
Sandal Sandal Geo TV
Tumhain Kuch Yaad Hai Jaana Dariya
2011 Kaisi Yeh Agan Ramla PTV Home
Anokhi Aalan/Aini A-Plus TV
Main Mar Gai Shaukat Ali Allah Rakhi A-Plus TV
Zard Patay Sa Yeh Dil Neha TV One Pakistan
Jan-e-Ada Ada ATV (Pakistan)
2012 Mehar Bano aur Shah Bano Shah Bano Hum TV

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
2022 Malika Encounter Mariya AKA Malika UrduFlix


Year Title Role Language Notes
2004 Mahnoor Mahnoor Urdu Debut
Meharun Nisa Meharun Nisa Urdu
2007 Help of a Ghost Afshan Urdu
Kaafila Niharika Hindi
2010 Kajraare Nargis Hindi Bollywood Debut
2011 Love Mein Ghum Herself Urdu Special appearance in song "Love Mein Ghum"
2013 Murder 3 Nisha Hindi
Anjuman Anjum Hayat Khan Urdu
2014 Sultanat Herself Urdu Special appearance in song "Saiyaan"[18]
2015 Barkhaa Barkhaa Hindi [19]
2016 Ishq Click Sophie Dias Vardhan Hindi [20]
2018 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 Herself Urdu Special appearance in song "Ishq Hoa Jo Taari"
2019 Fraud Saiyyan Payal Hindi [21]
2022 Ishrat Made in China Jia Urdu [22][23]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Result Title Ref.
2005 4th Lux Style Awards Best TV Actress (Terrestrial) Nominated Mah-e-Neem Shab [24]
2011 2nd Pakistan Media Awards Best Drama Actress Nominated Main Mar Gai Shaukat Ali
2013 Tarang Housefull Awards Best Actress in Leading Role Won Anjuman [25]


  1. ^ a b "Sara Loren looks ravishing in black". BOL News. 25 March 2022.
  2. ^ a b "THE ICON INTERVIEW: THE MYSTERY OF SARA LOREN". Dawn News. 24 May 2022.
  3. ^ "Murder 3 girl Sara Loren sizzles in trailer - The Express Tribune". 8 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Don't call me Mona". The Express Tribune. 18 March 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Sara loren - AboutMe".
  6. ^ "I am a 'Rajput', I go to temple too: Sara Loren". SantaBanta. Retrieved 18 October 2021.
  7. ^ "hotties-to-murder-for".
  8. ^ "Interview: Actress Sara Loren on Meena Kumari, 'Murder-3' and Mahesh Bhatt". 18 March 2013.
  9. ^ "Sara loren Pakistani actress".
  10. ^ Ali Sohail (6 December 2012). "Sara Loren career". Express Tribune. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
  11. ^ "Sara Loren prefers Bollywood for films but is more 'comfortable' doing Pakistani projects". The Express Tribune. 15 March 2022.
  12. ^ "Unravelling the mysterious Sara Loren". Images Dawn. 24 May 2022.
  13. ^ Hindustan Times
  14. ^ "Sara Loren's Barkhaa a true love story".
  15. ^ "Box Office Disma".
  16. ^ "Sara Loren plays a super model".
  17. ^ "Sara bags Prakash Jha's Fraud Saiyyan".
  18. ^ "Pakistani movie 'Sultanat' to be released on Eid-ul Fitr". Archived from the original on 11 August 2014.
  19. ^ "Sara opposite Taaha Shah in Barkhaa".
  20. ^ "Sara Loren completed Ishq Click".
  21. ^ "Pakistani actress Sara Loren to make Bollywood comeback in 'Fraud Saiyyan'". Business Recorder. 1 June 2022.
  22. ^ "Ishrat Made in China's first teaser is finally here". Images by Dawn. 18 December 2021. Retrieved 17 January 2022.
  23. ^ "Ishrat in action". The News International. 28 February 2022.
  24. ^ "Lux Style Award Nominations". Archived from the original on 8 November 2011. Retrieved 13 December 2011.
  25. ^ "Tarang Housefull Awards , the results, the pictures…". Galaxy Lollywood. 23 August 2021.

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