Rana Shaikh has been one of the most prominent and active drama producers both for Pakistan Television (PTV) as well as private TV drama channels. Her most famous play to date has been 'Parosi', which was written by Haseena Moin and was immortalized by superb acting performances from Ali Ejaz, Khalida Riyasat, Marina Khan and Badar Khalil. She was the Managing Director (MD) of PTV during the early 1990s and produced a number of programs for women.
After private channels got introduced in Pakistan, Rana shifted towards private productions and directed the epic drama serial 'Umrao Jaan' for the newly introduced Geo TV. Later on, she directed the popular drama serial 'Shayad Ke Bahar Aye', which was aired on Hum TV.
Another one of her famous dramas has been 'Kaisa Yeh Junoon', which was shown on ARY Digital. The drama was a profound depiction of how intense different emotions like love, hate, pain and tragedy can be.