Published On: Mon, Jan 18th, 2016

5 Celeb’s acting debuts



Many people think that the stars, who are giving hits one after another, were always as glamorous as they are now but who knows that Fawad Khan and Hamza Ali Abbasi were far from glamorous during their initial years in the industry. They have worked hard to achieve what they have now.

Here is the list of actors who have been in the business since they were fresh-faced teens or in their early twenties.

  1. Ali Zafar

The rock stars of Pakistan, who is well known in India too, started his career as an actor. And it was not the Bollywood debut Tere Bin Laden in 2011.

He was used to appearing on PTV and made his acting debut with hit 90s sitcom Kollege Jeans, a show based on college life.

The he appeared as Temur in 2000 drama serial Kanch Ke Par. He also performed the character of Ramis in the 2002 drama serial Landa Bazar.

  1. Fawad Khan

The eminent chocolate hero who appeared in different hit TV serials, for example, DaastanHumsafarZindagi Gulzar Hai, beside with blockbuster Pakistani movie Khuda Ke Liye, the Pakistani heartthrob ventured into acting at the age of 19.

The Khoobsurat star has first appeared in the well-liked 2000 comedy series Jutt and Bond.

He performed the character of a shambling spy Bond, beside Jawani Phir Nahi Ani performer Ahmed Ali Butt.

Humsafar was the serial which recognized him in Pakistan and India.

  1. Ayesha Omar

Khoobsurat from famous drama Bulbulay has been performing her comic best since the 90s. She debuted her acting career with Ali Zafar and played the role of Sabahat in Kollege Jeans.

  1. Sarmad Sultan Khoosat

The top director and actor first appeared in 90s hit sitcom Shashlik. He performed the leading role of Cheeku which became generally well-liked among the audience.

Sarmad then arrived at the small screen as a performer in 2007 with self-directed Piya Naam Ka Diya.

  1. Hamza Ali Abbasi

The leading actor from Pyare Afzal is working since a decade. Before becoming TV actor, he was an actor in theatre. He has performed central roles in hit plays, for example, Bombay Dreams, Home is Where Your Clothes Are, Phantom of the Opera, Tom, Dick and Harry and Moulin Rouge.

Hamza appeared on small screen in 2012 serial Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley. He is also applauded for his characters in blockbuster movies Main Hoon Shahid Afridi, Waar and Jawani Phir Nahi Ani.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.