There have been many actors in the history of Pakistani Television who have made a mark for themselves in the performances they gave. While many of these actors gave more frequent performances on screen, there were many who were like one hit wonders and did not produce work that could match up to the mark they had made early on in their careers. Sheba Arshad was also one such actress.
For the drama lovers in Pakistan, the drama serial 'Sona Chandi' will always be unforgettable due to its remarkable execution of a simple theme. Revolving around a village couple who come to city to earn money, te drama serial portrayed the lives of Sona, played by Hamid Rana, and Chandi, played by Sheba Arshad. Together the couple were shown learning new things about the urban life together and added a comedic spin to it.
The popularity of the drama was also based on the fact that the two lead actors, Hamid Rana and Sheba Arshad, both shared great equation on screen. In many ways, both the characters were immortalized by the actors who played them. In fact, Chandi remains Sheba's claim to fame even to this day with many people not even aware of her real name.