Must-know Details About Resham

Aug/03/2023 / by Team Seema
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Resham, also known as Saima, is a well-known Pakistani television on-screen and film actress plus model. Here is a biography of Resham with details you might want to know, including news on Resham and the age of Resham.

Early Life

Resham was born in Faisalabad, Pakistani, on 22nd October 1979. Unfortunately, her mother passed away when she was seven years old, and her older sister took care of her. She attended school in Lahore and went to the 10th grade in high school (Matric).


Actress Resham started her acting career in 1995 with her appearance in ‘Jeeva.’ However, before this, she acted in television dramas where she mostly got minor roles, hence, her lack of recognition.

Resham followed that role with other roles in ‘Ghunghat’ and ‘Chor Machaye Shor’ in 1996. In 1997, she appeared in ‘Sangam,’ and her role won her the Best Actress National Award. Other movies she played in during the 1990s include ‘Dupatta Jal Raha Hai’ in 1998 and ‘Inteha’ in 1999.

She continued getting leading and supporting roles in different Pakistani movies until Lollywood started declining in the early 2000s. Resham went on a brief acting break but came back on screen with a cameo appearance in Reema Khan’s ‘Love Mein Ghum’ in 2011.

Her proper return was in 2014 when she appeared in ‘Swaarangi,’ a social drama about drugs and their effects on addicts and their loved ones. This film was, however, a significant failure, and several cities in India banned it.

In 2017, Resham was part of a fashion week by the Pakistani Fashion Design Council. In the same year, she got a role in ‘Naagin,’ a supernatural drama series where she played the role of a snake charmer.

This was the first Pakistani television series based on Ichchhadhaaru Naagin. She maintained the role until 2019 and described her character as negative yet glamorous.

In November 2018, Resham got a role in ‘Kaaf Kangana,’ a romantic movie made and directed by Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar. She, however, quit her role within the same month, citing professional reasons.

In 2019, she landed a role in ‘Noor Bibi,’ a television series, as a spiritual woman. Later that year, she starred in ‘Muthi Bhar Chahat, a television series, alongside Agha Ali.

Other movies that Resham appeared in include ‘Jannat Ki Talash’ in 1999, ‘Pal Do Pal’ in 1999, ‘Reshmaa’ in 2000, ‘Toofan’ in 2002, ‘Pehla Pehla Pyaar’ in 2006, and ‘The Trail’ in 2019.

She also played in other television series and films, including ‘Banjar’ in 2006, ‘Man-O-Salwa’ in 2007, ‘Aashti’ in 2009, ‘Chatt’ in 2010, ‘Payal’ in 2011, ‘Sanjha’ in 2011 and 2012, ‘Ashk’ in 2012, ‘Kaghaz Ki Nao’ in 2012, ‘Dhol Bajnay Laga’ in 2014, and ‘Ishq Ibadat’ in 2015.

Resham’s latest role was in the television series ‘Terha Aangan’ in 2021, which has a total of 30 episodes.

Besides acting, Resham supports social courses and contributes to making people’s lives better. In 2010, she sent two trucks of relief food to the people affected by the floods. She also went to Lahore’s Bari Studio in 2011 and offered financial support to struggling technicians, dancers, and actors.

Personal Life

In June 2017, Resham said she would be getting married the following year. This led to speculation that her husband was a European businessman and that she would move to Europe after the marriage. She, however, came out and denied the speculations in 2019.

In April 2018, Resham found herself in a controversy when she defended Ali Zafar after Meesha Shafi accused him of sexual assault. Samia said that Zafar is an adult and knows the difference between harassment and friendship; therefore, he would not be capable of such a thing.

Fun Facts About Resham

  • Her estimated net worth is between $2 and $5 million
  • She is a Nigar award winner
  • Her zodiac sign is Libra
  • She is around 1.7 meters tall and weight approximately 56 kgs
  • She has black hair and eyes
  • She is an active social media user and loves interacting with her followers and fans
  • She loves reading, saying it helps her explore herself
  • Resham has modeled for several brands, done commercial photoshoots, and appeared on several fashion magazine covers


Where is Resham now?

Resham lives in Lahore and is working on an upcoming ‘Naagin’ season.

What is Resham known for?

Resham is known for her roles in different movies, but the most famous is ‘Naagin.’

When did Resham start her career?

Her acting career started in 1993 with a role in the television show ‘Din,’ but she rose to fame in 1995 after appearing in ‘Jeeva.’


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