Bollywood is a hub for the exploration of many new talents. And people from many countries have tried their acting skills in this sector. The reason for it is a full range of opportunities and career growth it offers. Artists from the neighboring countries come to pursue acting as a career in Bollywood. Many Pakistani actors have worked in the Hindi films and established themselves at the box office. Here is the list of these actors.
Ali Zafar is a role model for many Pakistani actors to try to get a role in Hindi films. He has won many awards in his career for his superb performances in the Bollywood. Ali debuted with the movie “Tere Bin Laden” and won the hearts of the audience with his looks and dialogue delivery style. Some of the movies in which he has worked are “Mere Brother Ki Dulhan,” “London Paris New York,” “Chashma Badoor,” “Total Siyaapa” and “Dear Zindagi.” Currently, he is working on his new project “Teefa in Trouble,” which is slated to release in the year 2018.
Fawad Khan is one of the most successful Pakistani actors in Bollywood. He is famous because of his good looks and dextrous acting. Khan made his debut with the Hindi romantic movie Khoobsurat and received Best Male Debut Award for his skillful performance. After that, he appeared in the hit film “Kapoor & Sons,” which gained him more popularity in India. Due to the ban on Pakistani artists in India, a lot of artists are facing difficulties for working in India, and Fawad Khan is one of them.
Imran Abbas is a new face in the Indian film industry. After working in many Pakistani Tv programmes, his first Bollywood was Creature 3D. In this horror movie, he worked opposite Bipasha Basu and became famous for his looks. After that, he appeared in Karan Johar’s film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
Among all the Pakistani actors, Javed Sheikh is the senior most personality who works in Bollywood. He belongs to a Punjabi background and has a long experience of working in wide variety of Pakistani, Punjabi and Hindi films. Javed first appeared in the movie “Shikhar” in the year 2005 and impressed everyone with his performance. After that, he worked in many films and is a renowned name in today’s time. Hindi films namely Namastay London, Om Shanti Om, Tamasha, Happy Bhaag Jayegi, and Jannat are some of his famous works. He is known for playing the roles of a criminal and father in many films.
Mikaal Zulfikar is another name in the list of Pakistani actors who is currently working in Hindi films. Shoot on Sight was the first movie with which he started his Bollywood career. After that, he appeared in movie U R My Jaan to establish himself in this industry. Although both these movies failed to do good business at the box office, Mikaal Zulfikar impressed everyone with his performance in both the films. It is due to the superb acting that he got a chance in the movie “Baby.”
This list of Pakistani actors will be updated as soon as more talents from the neighbouring countries come to Bollywood. For more updates about the box office, keep reading BOTY.