Shahid Nadeem is a renowned author and playwright who has contributed a great deal to the entertainment media industry of Pakistan. Not only have his contributions in literature and for television been received by the public with a lot of warmth and appreciation, but he has also been recognized by the government of Pakistan which awarded him with the President's Pride of Performance award for his services.
He also inspired his daughter Savera Nadeem to prove her mettle as an actress on the small screen. His famous drama serials include the Pakistan Television (PTV) drama serials made for targeted purposes as well as humorous plays. His plays 'Neelay Haath' and 'Zard Dopeher' were a commentary on the political situation of the country, while his dramas 'Ghairat' and 'Choolah Aur Chaar Deevari' were based on human rights.
He also wrote the drama serial 'Uraan' which was an effort to promote the national flag carrier PIA. He has also written the comedy drama 'Janjaalpura', sketching a mini version of the typical Pakistani society.