Husna was a very talented and glamorous actress. She was introduced as a child star in film Jan-e-Bahar in 1958. Her first film as solo heroine was Rani Khan (1960), Akmal was her hero in this Punjabi film. Her first Urdu film as solo heroine was Ajab Khan (1961), Sudhir was hero.
Husna never became a top class heroine and mainly played side or vamps roles in Urdu and Punjabi films during her long film career. Some other famous films as solo heroine wereHabu (1961), Al-Hilal, Kon Kisi Ka, Taqdeer (1966) and Yamla Jatt (1969) etc. She was side horoine in super hit film Dosti in 1971.