Azra entered into acting after being discovered by late actor Noor Mohammed Lashari in the year 1995. After entering show business, she did not limit herself to acting alone but also ventured into modeling for fashion shows and shoots. One of her first drama appearances was in the special Defense Day play 'Ghazi Shaheed', in which she played a small role.
From there onwards, she appeared in numerous drama serials and long plays. Most of her famous drama serials on Pakistan Television (PTV) include 'Wardi', 'Khelan Ko Mangay Chand', 'Chaudwien Raat', 'Faasle', 'Aatish', 'Chahatain' and 'Jaltay Suraj Talay'. She has also acted in a number of sitcoms like 'Afser, Shauhar Aur Biwi' and 'Ulta Seedha'.
Although she has not appeared on screen in recent times, her most recent plays include drama serial 'Sassi' (PTV), long play 'Kamra No. 17' (from the series 'Manto Rama' which aired on PTV) and drama serial 'Chubhan' (ARY Digital).