Pakistani TV shows are quite popular not just in Pakistan but across the globe among people who understand even a bit of urdu, especially the Indians. These shows are different from the usual type of daily soaps and offer a reasonable and out-of-the-box drama. The shows have strong storyline and excellent screenplay.
The success of any TV show is by virtue of its star cast and strong portrayal of characters. Male protagonist are an integral part of any show and these 10 stars have gained so immense popularity that these are well-known names in every household. Checkout the top 10 best Pakistani TV actors in 2018.
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10. Faysal Qureshi
Faysal belongs to an acting background and was born on 26th October 1973 to a famous Pakistani actress Afshan Qureshi. He started featuring in oodles of TV shows and movies right from his childhood. He acted in Emergency TV show and Andhera Ujak as a child artist. He debuted as a full fledged actor with Sarza in 1992. He is also a popular TV anchor and hosts blockbuster shows like Hero Banne ke Tarang and Muskurati Morning. His strong portrayal of character in Bashar Morning in 2014, took him into limelight. He has won several awards as an actor. He is also one of the most trendy and followed actor of Pakistan.
9. Danish Taimoor
Danish is an adept actor and a handsome model who was born in 16th February 1983. Danish began his career as a model and later on he shifted into mainstream acting. He has featured in lots of Mysterious series and has catered a lot of fan-following. He has acted in oodles of dramas and won several hearts. Some of his most popular dramas include Mehi Behar Maha, Hazeena Momiz and Jab we Wed. Taimoor tied the knot with his sweetheart Ayeza Khan in 2014.
8. Osama Khalid Butt
Born in 9th February 1986, Osama Khalid Butt never thought he would be acting in TV shows. Being an ardent writer, he was engrossed with his writing assignments. However, later he enrolled himself into acting and appeared in a drama movie titled as Ek Nayi Cindrella. The movie was a hit and gave a flying start to his acting career. He debuted into commercial mainstream cinema with a horror flick. Currently he is working as an actor and a writer. He is a creative leader of Desi Lounge, a biannual magazine. He has worked in many TV shows and movies. He was last seen in 2016 in the movie Sanam.
7. Fahad Mustafa
Farhad is a handsome hunk who has acted in a lot of movies and has anchored tons of talk shows and reality shows. Mustafa is very enthusiastic and talented person who has garnered lots of respect and acceptance among the fans. Mustafa hosts talk shows, game shows and reality shows that are telecasted in ARY digital and Jeeto Pakistan. He was also seen in the movie Namaloon.
6. Ahsan Khan
Ahsan Khan was born in London, England in October 9th 1981. This British-Pakistani actor is known for his versatility. He can act in any role put in front of him. He debuted with Zindagi and since then he has garnered a lot of fan following. Ahsan has been bestowed with the Best actor title two times for his exceptional acting skills. He is married to Fatima and the couple is blessed with three children. His upcoming drama is titled as Udaari that will be telecasted in Hum TV. He plays the role of a bad guy in the show. Ahsan has a huge fan following in Facebook and twitter.
5. Sheheryar Munawar
Sheheryar Munawar is a model turned actor who has catered a legion of fans through his modelling and acting spree. Munawar rose to fame with his series ‘Mere Dil Ko Jo Zuban Miley’ telecasted in Hum TV, where he played the role of a dumb boy. It was a challenging role and Sheheryar did full justice to the character. He even won Best Sensational Actor award for the show. He has showcased his skills in many shows thereby gaining popularity. He is not just a good actor-model but is also good in academics. He received A level degree in finance from Business School of Karachi.
4. Mikaal Zulfiqar
Mikaal is one of the coveted actors of Pakistan. He was born in London, UK but now he resides in Pakistan. He has also acted in few Bollywood film like Baby and Shoot on Sight. He began his career by modelling and doing a couple of commercials. Later on, he turned into acting and has portrayed many characters. He has won the title of best TV actor for his role in ‘Mohabbat Subah ka Sitara Hai’.
3. Shehroz Sabzwari
Shehroz is an illustrious model, actor and product ambassdor of Pakistan. He began his career by essaying the role of young Saleem in the serial ‘Khulay Aasman ke Nichey’. He is the brand ambassdor of Telenor (Pakistani telecommunication company) and Pepsi (beverage company of America). The 32 years old actor married the popular actress Syra Yousuf in 2012. Shehroz is currently shooting for his upcoming flick Ian Mia Khaufu.
2. Imran Abbas Naqvi
Imran was born in Lahore, Pakistan in 15th October 1982. Imran studied Architecture in National College of Arts and then turned to acting. He is a renowned model and actor. He is known for his role in serials like Piya Ke Ghar Jana Hai, Khuda aur Mohabbat, Meri Zaat zara-e-Benishaan and Ainida. Imran is also a writer of urdu poetry. His acting skills have made him bag roles in few Bollywood flicks. He shared screen with glamorous Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu in Creature.
1. Fawad Khan
Born in 29 November 1981, Fawad Khan is the best actor of Pakistan. People first noticed him when he was a front man in a progressive rock band. Fawad is a multitalented artist. He is a singer, model and an actor. He made his debut in 2007 by playing a supporting role in ‘Khuda Ke Liye’. He has done tons of blockbuster Pakistani dramas. His character in Humsafars rose him to immense popularity and opened the doors of Bollywood for him. Fawad is making waves in Bollywood as well. He debuted in Bollywood from a romantic flick, Khoobsurat in 2014. He has acted in hit Bollywood movies like ‘Kapoor and Sons’ and ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’.
Pakistani shows are making waves in the web. You can find the episodes of blockbuster shows in you tube and many other sites. The dramas are so alluring due to its top notch actors. Pakistani actors are dashing and skilful. They essay the character so strongly that it is a delight to watch their shows. These 10 actors are best in Pakistan and they will win your heart too if you watch their acting.