All About Pakistani Actor, Producer and Television Host “Faysal Qureshi”

Faysal Quraishi was born in October 26, 1973 in Lahore Pakistan. He is a Pakistani actor, producer and television host. He appears in Pakistani television dramas, reality shows and films, and is one of Pakistan’s highest-paid actors. He is widely regarded as a fine actor due to his diverse roles and versatility. He first gained recognition for playing the leading role of Boota in television series Boota from Toba Tek Singh(1999).

From 2016 to 2019, he hosted the morning show Salam Zindagi on ARY  Zindagi. He also turned producer in 2017 with the production house Connect Studios.

Early life:-

He was born in Lahore, Pakistan. His mother Afshan Qureshi is also a television actress.

Career:-

Quraishi began his career as a child artist and appeared in the plays Emergency Ward and Andhera Ujala for PTV. He made his film debut as an actor in the 2000 film Saza. He first played minor roles in television serials before landing his first lead role as “Boota” in Boota from Toba Tek Singh which made him an overnight star. Faysal has also appeared as a judge on competition shows Dum Hai To Entertain Kar and Nachle. He also hosted the reality show Hero Banney Ki Tarang and the morning show Muskurati  Morning on TVOne Global along with Ayesha Khalid. He also played a variety of characters in many critically acclaimed dramas, including Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan (2009), Main Abdul Qadir Hoon(2010), Qaid-e-Tanhai(2010), and Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga(2011–2018). Faysal also played the leading role in the 2014’s acclaimed drama serial Bashar Momin. In 2018, he was seen in revenge based drama series Khalish.

In 2015, Daily Pakistan reported that Faysal has become one of the highest-paid artists of television, charging Rs. 2 million per episode.

From 2016 to 2019, Faysal hosted the morning show Salam Zindagi which aired on ARY Zindgi. Qureshi was appointed as a CLF Goodwill Ambassador by the Children’s Literature Festival on July 30, 2019.

Filmography

Films:-

  • In 1992 film “Saza”
  • In 2013 film “Aina” role Nadeem
  • In 2015 film “Good Morning Karachi” role Shavaiz
  • In 2015 film “Manto” role Asim
  • In 2016 film “Laloolal.com” role Rameez
  • In 2020 film “Sorry: A Love Story” role TBA also Co- producer

Television:-

  • In 1985 drama “Andhera Ujala” for PTV Home
  • In 1985 drama “Emergency Ward” for PTV Home
  • In 1999 drama “Boota from Toba Tek Singh” role Boota for PTV Home
  • In 2000 drama “Harjaee” for Indus TV
  • In 2000 drama “Chamak” for PTV Home
  • In 2003 drama “Deewar
  • In 2003 drama “Umrao Jan Ada” for Geo TV
  • In 2005 drama “Masuri” for PTV Home
  • In 2007 drama” Man-o-Salwa” for Hum TV
  • In 2007 drama “Kitnay door kitny paas” for PTV Home

and also alot of other dramas he performed for all channels.

Faisal Qureshi, also spelled as “Faysal” is a Pakistani film and television actor. Faisal Qureshi is an actor cast in the mold of a true thespian. He belongs to that rare breed of performers who take each role and make it their own. From a song-and-dance role in a tel-film to a nonsensical.
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