Saima is a Pakistani actress from Multan, who appears in Punjabi and Urdu films. Saima's debut was directed by Akram Khan. She was cast for the main lead in Khatarnaak, in 1990. She was discovered at the time when Sultan Rahi was the leading hero. The success of Syed Noor’s film Choorian made her a house hold name over night.Saima joined Lollywood at a time when Anjuman was dominating the industry. Anjuman was so busy that some producers were becoming frustrated due Anjuman's dates and were looking for replacement. The alternative came in the shape of Saima who took full advantage of the opportunity.