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Pakistanis have been seeing Sania Saeed on their television screen for years. After many years in the business, the acclaimed TV and theatre actress recounts her journey and how things have changed since her college days.

  • Interview by Sadia Ameen, video by M.Umar
Pakistani's have been seeing Sania Saeed on the silver screen for years now. After so many years in the business, the veteran actress speaks about what life is like now and what has changed since her college going days.
Pakistani's have been seeing Sania Saeed on the silver screen for years now. After so many years in the business, the veteran actress speaks about what life is like now and what has changed since her college going days.


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Yawar Mar 30, 2013 01:40pm
There are no shortcuts for achieving sustainable success in life. True.
S. A. M. Mar 30, 2013 02:46pm
I have always liked her acting. She is a glaring example of how an educated person can understand and portray the intricacies of human psychology. An excellent actress.
Cyrus Howell Mar 30, 2013 03:14pm
NEVER LET EXPRESSION DIE. "Egypt?s public prosecutor on Saturday ordered the arrest of popular satirist Bassem Youssef over alleged insults to Islam and to President Mohamed Mursi, state news agency MENA reported. Judicial sources told AFP that several complaints had been filed against Youssef, whose razor-sharp humor -- delivered on his weekly television program Albernameg (The Show) -- has spared few public figures. Dubbed the Egyptian Jon Stewart, Youssef has repeatedly poked fun at the ruling Islamists and Mursi in particular. The soaring number of legal complaints against journalists has cast doubt on Mursi?s commitments to freedom of expression -- a key demand of the popular uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak in 2011."
Syed A, Zafar USA Mar 30, 2013 03:37pm
Well, Sania is my favorite actor, because she is natural and she is charming. However, when it comes to this interview I find contradictions in her answers. For example, she says "acting is a very difficult job" and in same interview, answering to other question she says, acting is easy. Another example of contradiction is: she said "short cuts mein koi harj naheen "and then she says it is not good, not lasting. Although I like Sania very much but I would like to leave a message for her that having received education from convent and enjoying such an easy peace of cake life without experiencing the real struggle of our real masses who live in slumps and struggle to survive every day, are two different faces of our society we must not mingle or combine. It is like Bhutto's roti, kapra aur makan's misleading and unreal slogan. I wonder what a filthy rich wedera had to do with poor people in real sense. There was no match between his words and deeds. I wish Buhutto had at least once fast for the whole month in Ramazan to taste what it is like to be without food and basics. If his slogan was for real, Pakistan would not have been in this deep dark hole and Bhutto's own teenager son (Bilawal) who was totally confused and lost would not need to leave the country. I believe, it takes to be real in order to represent reality. To show the real picture of our real society, we need to come out of our double standards/faces. Having said that, I am neither jealous of Sania's easy going and successful life, nor I mean to disrespect or challenge her intelligence. As an actor she is superb and pleasant. However, I urge her to do something real with real people in order to help our failing society, becasue all of us owe to our society besides fulfilling our own dreams. We need to write, produce and present what is really hurting and keeping our society high jacked and entangled between two extremes (extremist of right and left) of our society. We can do so only when we we avoid being "rind kay rind rahay, haath say junnat na gaee" (not leaving forbidden things and managing to hold heaven at the same time).
danial Mar 30, 2013 08:43pm
well.. expression is all about expressing...very true
Shafqat Sayal Mar 31, 2013 04:20am
This interview is an appreciable one. News Media should continue this exercise to other prime celebrities so that common people may glean info about celebrities.
hyderphd74 Mar 31, 2013 05:52pm
If Egyptians had any vision they would not have elected a 'Taliban type'. This guy will turn out to be far worse than Mubarak. It is one thing to promise before elections and completely different thing to deliver. The two have no relationship to one and other. It is the job of the electorate to see through the lies. Egyptians were not smart enough to do that. They have to suffer the consequences. They will soon find out how good Mubarak was. At least he admitted that he was a dictator.