Top 8 Pakistani Dramas That Defined Sajal Aly’s Career

Sajal Aly is hands down one of the biggest stars of Pakistan from the current generation. A very beautiful and talented starlet, Sajal Aly is a self-made star and started from scratch to achieve the success that she has today. Sajal Aly made her debut as a teenager from Humayun Saeed’s production Mehmoodabad Ki Malkayein. She has since reached a global artist position and did films in India and London in addition to working in Pakistan. She has received several awards including Tamgha e Imtiaz from the Government of Pakistan. Sajal has done several dramas in her career till now and some have reached cult status. Let’s have a look at the Top 8 dramas Sajal Aly has starred in.

Top 8 Pakistani Dramas That Defined Sajal Aly's Career


Nanhi aired in 2013 on Geo is a hard-hitting script focusing on child trafficking and sexual assault. Sajal Aly plays the titular character Nanhi and she breathed life into the character. Nanhi is written by Mona Haseeb while it was directed by Haseeb Hassan. The drama had other stars like Asma Abbas, Javed Sheikh, Shahood Alvi, Anoushey Abbasi and Shahroz Sabzwari. Sajal Aly played a child-like girl who goes through a lot of trials and tribulations in a very short life.

Top 8 Pakistani Dramas That Defined Sajal Aly's Career

Sajal hit it out of the park with the portrayal of Nanhi and she was also nominated for Best Actress in Lux Style Awards that year.

Chup Raho

Chup Raho was a drama that became the talk of the town when it was released. Starring Sajal Aly, Syed Jibran, Arjumand Rahim and Feroze Khan, Chup Raho not only cemented Sajal Aly’s position as a bankable star but also relaunched Syed Jibran’s career that was failing at the time. The drama was a chart-buster and a taboo story to be tackled on television at the time.

Top 8 Pakistani Dramas That Defined Sajal Aly's Career

Sajal Aly played Rameen, a girl who gets assaulted by her own brother-in-law Numair played by Syed Jibran and the hardships she faces as she is asked by her own parents to remain silent in order to save their other daughter’s married life. Sajal was praised for her performance in the drama and it was also aired on Zindagi channel in India.

Behadd-The Telefilm

Sajal once again impressed everyone with a very out of the box character in the year 2013. She starred in Behadd-The Telefilm as a teenager and her co-stars were big names like Nadia Jamil and Fawad Khan. The telefilm was a big hit and fans were dying to watch Fawad Khan back on screen. Sajal was able to hold her own in front of the two superstars.

Top 8 Pakistani Dramas That Defined Sajal Aly's Career

Behadd directed by Asim Raza turned out to be a very successful telefilm and it is still counted as one of the top stories to come out in this format.

O Rangreza

O Rangreza brought a new on-screen couple to our screens. Sajal Aly worked with Bilal Abbas Khan and Qasim and Sassi became immortal. Sassi was free-spirited and she would chase all her dreams to the end of the world. Sajal Aly literally got under the skin of Sassi and made O Rangreza the hit that it managed to become.

Top 8 Pakistani Dramas That Defined Sajal Aly's Career

O Rangreza cemented Sajal Aly as the actress who can carry a drama herself and does not need a big star to make the project a hit.

Yakeen Ka Safar

Yakeen Ka Safar starred Sajal Aly and Ahad Raza Mir in the lead. Their chemistry took the audience by storm and changed into real life chemistry afterwards. Yakeen Ka Safar had a beautiful story and Sajal had to showcase different phases of Dr Zubia’s life and the emotions that she was going through. She was brilliant and made people believe in love and miracles.

Top 8 Pakistani Dramas That Defined Sajal Aly's Career

Sajal Aly and Ahad Raza Mir later on did two more projects together as their chemistry was unmatched. Both Ye Dil Mera and Dhoop Ki Deewar were able to win hearts.


Alif is a drama that brought spirituality to the forefront of discussion in daily households. It was a perfect story and it was made in the perfect manner. It was not about simple love triangles or even if the lead couple will be together in the end or not. It was about love for God and spirituality. All the actors including the leads Sajal Aly and Hamza Ali Abbasi made this beautiful project a classic with their strong performances.

Top 8 Pakistani Dramas That Defined Sajal Aly's Career

Sajal Aly as Momina Sultan showed the world how a very restrained performance has the ability to win hearts. She was phenomenal and her character was not only able to entertain but it also left an impact on the viewers.

Kuch Ankahi

Kuch Ankahi brought the O Rangreza pair of Sajal Aly and Bilal Abbas Khan back to the screens. It was a multi-starrer drama with different tracks but Sajal was able to hold the attention. She played Aliya, a daughter and a strong woman who fights the whole world to protect her family’s rights. She is a girl who has her say and she knows how to fight misogyny in style.

Top 8 Pakistani Dramas That Defined Sajal Aly's Career

A Kashf Foundation drama, Kuch Ankahi gave Sajal an opportunity to speak about inheritance rights of daughters and she delivered the message in a very entertaining manner.

Zard Patton Ka Bunn

Zard Patton Ka Bunn is another drama by Kashf Foundation that has started to air on Hum TV. It is targeting many issues of our society in a very subtle and fun manner and Sajal Aly plays the lead character Meenu in the drama. Zard Patton Ka Bunn is based in rural Punjab and Sajal has really deglamourized so she can look to be a real part of that environment.

Top 8 Pakistani Dramas That Defined Sajal Aly's Career

Sajal Aly has pushed boundaries again as she takes on Meenu and this drama will surely go down in her dramography as a project that changed narratives.

Sajal Aly is surely a very talented star of Pakistan and she knows how to light up the screen and narrate stories that matter. Which of Sajal Aly’s career defining dramas do you like? Share in the comments section below!

Pakeeza Dar