Top 5 Most Popular Pakistani Actresses – 2020 (That Stole Our Hearts)

Most popular Pakistani actresses 2020, this has been on the minds of everyone this year. With so many actresses giving smashing performances this year, people are loving the way these actresses have performed and gained the attention all over the world.

Pakistani actresses are bursting with talent and natural beauty, which makes them house hold names in the country. The following 5 actresses have been working hard this year to claim their spot on the list.

While some actresses have been on the list for years, we do have a couple of new names that have been making waves in the industry for quite some time. They have surprised us with their incredible performances and their talent.

The Most Famous Pakistani Actresses – 2020 List

Here are the top 5 most popular Pakistani actresses 2020 in no particular order.

Yumna Zaidi


One of the most popular Pakistani actresses 2020, she is versatile and incredibly talent; Yumna Zaidi is an actress who does not need an introduction. With 7 Hum Awards nominations under her belt, she is one of the most critically acclaimed actresses at the moment in Pakistan. She was born on 30th July, 1989 in Karachi, but her home town is Arif Wala, Pak Pattan.

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Although she did not want to become an actress in the beginning, she rose to fame with dramas like Yeh Raha Dil, Dar Si Jaati Hai Sila, Inkaar and Inkaar. Currently, she is making heads turn with her outstanding performance in Pyar Ke Sadqya on HumTV as Mahjabeen and as Mushq in Raaz-e-Ulfat on GeoTV. She is very active on her Instagram and keeps her fans engaged with regular selfies and live sessions.

Hania Aamir


Born on 11th February 1997 in Rawalpindi, Hania Aamir is a beautiful and fresh-faced actress who is not afraid to raise her voice and share her opinions on things she feels passionately about. With FAST-NUCES as her alma mater, she was recognized by producer Imran Kazmi from her many dubsmash videos.

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One of the most popular Pakistani actresses 2020, she started her career in a supporting role in Janaan, a 2016 blockbuster movie and didn’t look back. She later appeared in Sunsilk ads, drama serial Titli on Urdu1, Na Maloom Afraad 2 movie (which was the highest grossing movie of the year) and Visaal (a blockbuster drama that stole hearts). As if her charming beauty and her acting talent wasn’t enough, she also sings beautifully.

Iqra Aziz


Rose to fame with her feisty role in Suno Chanda, Iqra Aziz Hussain is a young talent with a Best Television Actress award under her belt already. Born on 24th November, 1997 in Karachi, Iqra has an elder sister and she was raised by her mother when her father passed away.

Although she started her bachelors of commerce from university of Karachi, she left that behind for a successful modeling and acting career. She has been in the industry since she was 14 years old and has been performing consistently since then.

She appeared in breakthrough dramas such as Muqaddas, Socha Na Tha, Deewana, Suno Chanda, Ghairat and more. However, she become the darling of the Pakistani silver screen after Ranjha Ranjha Kardi as Noori and currently she is winning hearts with the role of Nimra in Jhooti.

She got engaged to Yasir Hussain after he romantically proposed to her during the 18th Lux Style Awards and the couple later tied the know in December, 2019.

Sajal Aly


One of the most popular Pakistani actresses 2020 that won the hearts of her fans with her bubbly good looks and sharp acting skills, Sajal Aly hardly needs someone to introduce her. She has a wide range; her acting skills are exceptional and she is often called the golden girl of Pakistani drama industry.

Born on 17th January, 1994 in Lahore, she has a younger sister (saboor Aly) who is also a versatile actress. Apart from appearing in Hindi movie Mom opposite the late Sridevi, she has appeared in many critically acclaimed and successful Pakistani dramas as well.

Some of her most famous dramas include Khuda Dekh Raha Ha, Gul-e-Rana, Yaqeen Ka Safar, O Rangreza, Aangan and Yeh Bil Mera. Sajal Aly married Ahad Raza Mir in a lavish ceremony in March of 2020.

Sarah Khan


Born on 14th July 1992 in Medina, Saudi Arabia, Sarah Khan is an actress who slowly but steadily rose to fame with her acting skill and natural beauty. She started her career with a supportive role in the hit drama serial Badi Aapa on Hum TV, however, she got her breakthrough with a negative role in Alvida.

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That was the beginning of her career and soon, she appeared in dramas like Mohabbat Aag Si, Bhool and Belapur Ki Dayan. Currently, she is acting out another powerful negative role of Miraal in Sabaat and getting a lot of acclaim from critics and general public alike.

She recently got married to singer, songwriter Falak Shabir in July 2020 in an intimate wedding.

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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