Sanam Marvi debuted at ‘Virsa Heritage’, a programme on PTV. She became popular after her performance at Coke Studio, a Pakistani television series featuring live music performances. She has since appeared in two seasons of the Coke studio. She made her debut in with a solo performance at 2010's Jahan-e-Khusrau, the Sufi music festival. In February 2011 she performed with Indian playback singer Rekha Bhardwaj at Times of India's Aman ki Asha at Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad.