Anyone having a little bit of familiarity with the dramas being made in Pakistan must also be familiar with the name of Rashida Yaqoob. Among the most frequently appearing actresses on screen, most of the roles played by Rashida during her lifetime were supporting roles but with her skills and talent, her presence would never go unnoticed in any drama she was a part of.
Rashida had been associated with television for several decades, starting her career with PTV. Her popular dramas that aired from PTV include 'Labbaik', 'Haey Jaydi', 'Des Pardes' and 'Pehla Pyar'. After the introduction of private channels, Rashida was seen working actively in a large number of dramas being aired on private channels.
Among her popular dramas on private channels are 'Shikwah' (Geo TV), 'Kuch Ankahi Baatain' (ARY Digital), 'Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan' (Geo TV), 'Diya Jaley' (ARY Digital), 'Pehla Chand' (Geo TV), 'Beitiyan' (Hum TV), 'Sada Suhagan' (Geo TV), telefilm 'Barzakh' (Geo TV), long play 'Anti Climax' (TV One), Eid play 'Shadi Ka Larka' and 'Ghairat Case' from the TV series 'Neeli Chhatri' (ARY Digital).