VIDEO: Do you know how these popular Pakistani actors started their showbiz career?

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Many people dream of being actors, but the path is not for everybody. Then some stumble upon this opportunity and end up liking it. However, in either case, it takes years and years to prove your worth and sustain your position in the industry. 

Some of our Pakistani male actors were so passionate about pursuing their acting career that they decided to be full-time actors even after getting their technical university degrees.

Here is how the top Pakistani actors started their showbiz career.

Noman Ijaz

A lawyer by qualification and an actor by profession, Noman Ijaz is one of Pakistan’s most loved and respected actors.

Humayun Saeed

Another big name from the industry, Humayun Saeed, is a phenomenal actor and producer. But, surprisingly, he never really planned to join the industry.

Bilal Abbas Khan

Bilal Abbas Khan’s father always wanted him to be an actor, but he was pursuing his bachelor’s degree in business. But, when he finally realized that he wanted to be an actor, he joined the National Academy of Performing Arts.

Muneeb Butt

Like many others, Muneeb Butt never really planned a career in acting as well.

Adnan Siddiqui

A banker by profession, Adnan Siddiqui, never planned to enter showbiz. Still, later he decided to join an advertising agency since the job at the bank did not match his temperament.

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There are times when it can be difficult to find the right words to say to someone who’s literally taught you from scratch, even if it’s just a few words of thank you to express how grateful you are towards that person. So this is how it all began. I was discovered by Anwar Maqsood Sahab whom I lovingly call, ‘Anwar Mamu’ many many years ago and I had the honour of acting in his play ‘Khwabon ki Zanjeer’ which he wrote for PTV. Then my first drama serial Uroosa happened. Post that, my first film was offered to me via him and we travelled from Karachi to Lahore together. I didn’t end up doing the film but that’s another story. I’ve always been grateful in my heart to Anwar Mamu for all that he is and for all the wisdom that he has imparted to me. I was looking forward to be a part of the Indus Hospital fund raiser but now this trip has an entirely different meaning and an enriching experience for me. On this trip I’m not only gaging his magnanimity, but I’m also seeing a different side of fandom where people are wanting to just catch a glimpse of him. I’ve always been in awe of his personality, but I’m more so now. There’s so much that I’m learning just by observing him and the way he makes people laugh on his wit and satire. His aura is magical and he has the ability of finding humour in the most crucial situations which has always amazed me. Anwar Mamu, thank you for being you and for all that you are to me. This trip with you will be the most cherished one of my life. . . . . #noble #fresno #memphis #initiative #indushospital #karachi #pakistan #calgary #humanity #service #free #treatment #patients #UK #april #charity #fundraiser #adnansiddiqui #actor #brandambassador #proud #US #LA #Washington #anwarmaqsood #trip # genuine #mentor #writer

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Fahad Mustafa

Fahad Mustafa’s father was a famous actor; therefore, he always knew that he would get in acting too.

Faysal Qureshi

Faisal Qureshi is one of the most phenomenal actors of Pakistan. His parents were associated with the industry, and he started performing in theatre and dramas when he was only 8 years old.

Junaid Khan

Junaid Khan has an Engineering degree in mining, but his first love was always music. Singer by heart, never knew he would end up being a full-time actor.

Ahsan Khan

Ahsan Khan started his career at a really young age since he was always passionate about acting.

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