Shamim Hilaly is a veteran Pakistani actress who has worked in the television as well Pakistani film industry. She is known for her performance in “Maigh Malhaar” a drama series in the 1990s. She has not just been a part of the movie in Beyond the Last Mountain a Pakistani English language film. Her other works include “Ek Nazar Meri Taraf,” “
,” “Morr Us Gali Ka,” “Dil e Muzter” and much more. She was born in Mumbai, India. When she was a baby, her parents moved to Lahore due to Indo-Pak separation. She did her schooling in Lahore. She is a graduate in English Literature. She was always interested in theater and would be a part of performing arts in school and college. Initially, she worked as a teacher in school but due to her passion and interest in acting she shifted her career in theater. She was a part of a theater group and her and gave her first performance in a stage play with the theater group. In 1964, she was invited to a live TV Show named “University Magazine.” The theme of the show was to interact with college students and to know about their experience. During this time she was noticed by a PTV director and offered her to be a part of a television series. Initially, Shamim hesitated but later said yes for the role. She was first seen in the drama series ‘’Alif Noon’’ in which she played the role of a young student which was very much appreciated by the audience.
She is one the noted television personalities from the television industry. Her natural acting and flawless acting presence on the screen are always looked up the new generation who are heading towards their career in acting. She feels the depth of her character and gets natural acting, which is felt by the audience. She was a part of the Pakistani English film “Beyond the Last Mountain” in 1976. The movie was directed, produced and written by Javaid Jabbar. Along with her, the movie starred Subhani Bayounous, Raja Jamil, Pia Khan, Mariana Haq, Zahoor Ahmad, and Usman Perzada. The movie was a memorial work and was appreciated by the audience and the critics. She has been a successful television personality and given her contribution in hit dramas. She is best known for her natural acting in the television drama “Maigh Malhaar.” Her other performances include “Saiqa” both aired on Hum TV, “Morr Us Gali Ka” for ARY Digital, “Ek Nazar Meri Taraf” broadcasted on Geo TV, “Dil e Muzter”, “
”, “Talkhiyan’’ and much more.