Mumtaz Kanwal is one of the most senior actresses working in the realm of Pakistani television. Her specialty has always been working in dramas which were based on issues related to feudalism. The record of her earlier dramas is not available easily available. However, with her characteristic and unique style of acting, she has been a memorable performer for all who have seen her act in different dramas.
The best thing about her is the fact that although she has primarily been associated with Pakistan Television (PTV) for the most part of her career, she adjusted equally well in the dramas she acted in for the private entertainment channels. Her most famous drama on private channels as been 'Zainab Binte Sakina Hazir Ho', which aired from Geo TV and highlighted the treatment meted out to females in the feudal system.
Other popular dramas of hers include drama serial 'Dohri', which aired from ARY Digital. She has also acted in the telefilm 'Saans Le Ae Zindagi', which was shown on Hum TV.