Saniya Shamshad – Biography, Husband, Career and More

Very few actors and actresses have succeeded and received respect as Saniya Shamshad did. Still, at the peak of her career, Saniya rose to fame for her brilliant good looks, sweet voice, and talented acting skills. She is one of the most versatile actresses in the industry at the moment.

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She started her career in 2011 and since then she has worked as a model, actress, and even a hostess. Since then, she has worked on many mega projects such as Sadqay Tumhare, Izteraab, and a lot more. These are just some of the dramas she worked on and now she is back!

Here is Saniya Shamshad’s complete biography with a closer look at her life, career, relationships, and more.

Biography of Saniya Shamshad


Saniya Shamshad was born on 5th October 1988 in Lahore. She is currently 34 years old and her zodiac sign is Libra. Although she was born in Lahore, she moved to Karachi to pursue her career as an actress and model, however, she does travel to Lahore to her family home often. She currently distributes her time between Pakistan and Australia.

She is 5 feet and 5 inches tall, which is considered very tall for women as per Pakistani societal standards. However, this height is perfect for models, which is why she pursued that career in the first place. She is the only person in her family to be in the media industry and has their full support of them.

Family and Parentage

Not much has been revealed about Saniya Shamshad’s family and her parents. Although they aren’t really hidden from the media and the cameras, they prefer to stay away from the limelight. It is common knowledge that her father is a successful businessman whereas her mother is a homemaker. No news has ever been shared if Saniya has any siblings or not.


Saniya Shamshad received her early education from a local school in Lahore and later went on to get a Bachelor’s degree in a subject of her choice from the University of Punjab, which is one of the most esteemed universities in Pakistan.


Saniya Shamshad is one of those actresses who like to keep their personal life away from the media. So, her announcement of engagement came as a surprise to her fans. She got married in the year 2019 and has a son. While she has shared pictures and videos of her little family.

Her husband Hidayath Syed, is a voice-over artist as well as a very famous Master of Ceremonies. Saniya gave birth to her son Azlan Syed in 2021 and often shares adorable pictures and videos of her son on her social media channels.

Becoming an Actress

Saniya Shamshad started her career in 2011 with modeling and then appeared in her first drama in 2012. She modeled during her acting career and has worked for various brands. She even walked for mega designers and appeared in their campaigns.

Since then, she has appeared in a number of dramas. These are:

Drama Name Channel Release Date
Sitam Shaar GEO TV September 9, 2022
Rishtay Biktay Hain ARY Digital September 23, 2019
Piya Naam Ka Diya GEO TV June 10, 2019
Noor Bibi GEO TV November 30, 2018
Aik Bond Zindagi APlus TV June 24, 2018
Main Haar Nahin Manoun Gi HUM TV June 19, 2018
Rashk Express TV June 18, 2018
Kaisi Aurat Hoon Main HUM TV May 2, 2018
Khidmat Guzar APlus TV October 26, 2017
Piyari Bittu Express TV September 9, 2017
Dastaar-e-Anaa TV One April 14, 2017
Hiddat GEO TV April 12, 2017
Jab Tak Ishq Nahi Hota Express TV July 27, 2016
Ghalti APlus TV July 14, 2016
Lagaao HUM TV January 18, 2016
Mein Adhuri ARY Digital November 14, 2015
Zinda Dargor ARY Digital May 11, 2015
Ek Sitam Aur Sahi Express TV January 16, 2015
Sadqay Tumhare HUM TV October 10, 2014
Daraar ARY Digital August 13, 2014
Agar Tum Na Hotay HUM TV August 4, 2014
Choti GEO TV May 2, 2014
Izteraab HUM TV April 2, 2014
Mohabbat Subh Ka Sitara Hai HUM TV December 13, 2013
Choti Choti Khushiyaan GEO TV October 23, 2013
Aseerzadi HUM TV August 17, 2013
Rehaai HUM TV March 18, 2013
Ghaao GEO TV December 12, 2012
Bus Yunhi Urdu 1 October 8, 2012
Maya ARY Digital September 25, 2012
Thakan ARY Digital May 10, 2012
Mera Saaein (S-2) ARY Digital April 15, 2012
Rabia Tanveer
Rabia Tanveer
Rabia Tanveer is a graduate from Kinnaird College for Women and holds a Bachelors in English Literature. She is a seasoned freelance writer with more than a decade of experience in multiple niches.
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