Maheen Rizvi, also known as Maheen Khalid Rizvi is a television actress, model, and anchor from Pakistan. She is famous for playing the evil Saphira on the hit show ‘
’. She received her early education from St. Joseph’s Convent High School. She later left for the United States of America to pursue her higher education.
She made her acting debut in the successful show ‘
’ in 2011. Since then, she has also acted in other Pakistani shows such as ‘Bilgees Kaur’, ‘Adhuri Aurat’, ‘Zindagi Gulzaar Hain’, ‘Iqraar’ and ‘Digest Writer.’ For her role in ‘Digest Writer’, she received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the Hum Awards, a Pakistani award show honouring the best in the fashion, music and television dramas of Pakistan. She attained major fame when she played the antagonist in Pakistan’s most expensive drama, ‘Bashar Momin’.
Maheen played the role of Saphira, a very cunning and boastful woman, who tries to create differences between her husband and his sister. The drama was a huge hit throughout the world, and Maheen gained a lot of praise for portraying a negative character so well. For this role, she won the Best Emerging Talent Award in the 4th Pakistan Media Awards. She is considered an idol in Pakistan, and her style is copied by many.
Maheen got engaged to Rehman Saiyed on the day of Eid in 2014. They both were dating each other for quite some time, and Rehman had also proposed to Maheen at the Niagara Falls. The two got married on December 22nd, 2014. She currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland, in the US, but travels to Pakistan regularly for her filming commitments.