Crafting an amazing story often happens in the isolated bubble of a writer’s cave. But at some point, a writer needs to embrace collaboration, step out of their cave and find someone who believes in not only their screenplay, but also in their talent. If you’re lucky, that champion is a producer like Sadia Jabbar. Producer of prominent films and dramas, including Balu Mahi and Shameless proposals, Jabbar has been instrumental in stirring magic into Pakistani cinema. Here are 60 seconds from her life!

If your life had a theme song, what would it be?

Sapnon Se Bhare Naina – Luck by Chance.

If you could bring one fictional character to life, who would it be?


Do you have a useless talent?

Talent can never be useless.

Best compliment you have ever received?

Still waiting for it, I guess.

If you could be a child for one day, what would you do?

Eat, sleep, and repeat.

What can turn the day around for you?

Me time.

Your favourite health care regimen?

Yoga or walk five times in a week.

Tell us an embarrassing story.

There are so many. Once, I went to get my wisdom tooth removed. The doctor kept the cotton to stop the bleeding. I totally forgot to remove the cotton then I felt some skin fallout from that place. I rushed to the doctor; he checked and got the cotton in his hand while looking at me with strange eyes. I will never forget this, I still laugh about it.

Something you wish you had more time to do?


If you could meet a person for the first time again, who would it be?

Nadeem Baig (director).

A skin care/ health product you swear by?

Mustard oil for healthy hair.