Saira Arif is a famous Pakistani screenwriter who has had the privilege of being tutored by PTV mentors such as Nusrat Thakur, Agha Qazlibash, Qambar Alishah, Kazim Pasha and Yawar Hayat.

Saira Arif began writing single plays in the 90s for PTV. Later, her first TV serial Musafat was produced for PTV Quetta, which was nominated for LUX Style Awards too. She also wrote screenplays for other TV channels including ARY Digital, Geo Entertainment, Hum and A Plus.

In her earlier phase of life, she began writing stories for Pakistani digests and was applauded for many of her stories.