Mawra began her career as VJ at ARY Musik. Before working as VJ. she was a theater artist. She became famous for her role in various Pakistani films like ‘Ik Tamanna Lahasil Si’ and ‘Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare’. Her all serial get a massive response from the audience. After that, she made her debut film in Pakistan is Maryam. After this movie, she worked in so many Pakistani movies including. In 2016 She made her debut in Bollywood with the movie Sanam Teri Kasam opposite Harshvardhan Rane and it was a blockbuster movie.
Mawra belongs to South Asian ethnicity and holds a Pakistani nationality. Talking about her personal life, she was reported to be involved in an affair with Amish Hazra. The couple was engaged as well but later on, she broke her relationship. There were rumors that she was dating Sooraj Pancholi but it turned out to be false and currently, she is not dating anyone.