There would hardly be an ardent fan of the Pakistani dramas who has not seen 'Ankahi', one of the most popular and impressive dramas ever produced by Pakistan Television (PTV). Every character in this classic drama gave its input in making the serial an instant success and remain unforgettable not only for the viewers at that time but also for the generations to come.
Among the actors who made this drama so memorable even after almost three decades of its airing, Azra Mansoor also played a pivotal role performing the character of Aapa Bi or Shahnaz Shaikh's mother in the drama. Her character in the drama was of a widowed housewife who had a one big happy family living at her place.
Another significant role that Azra played was of Saleem Shaikh's mother in the epic Army drama 'Sunehrey Din'. Although her role in the drama was of a widowed mother again, but this time it was of a more modern woman who wants the best for her only son.