Khawaja Saleem is Pakistani actor who works in the Urdu and Punjabi television industry. He is known for acting as a villain in Pakistani drama series like Angar Wadi and Saat Pardon Mein. He is also known as Khawaja Saleem Ahmed and Saleem Khawaja. Saleem is the younger brother of Khawaja Tanveer Ahmed. He is married to Irum Khawaja with whom he has a daughter named Muzdalfa Khawaja; they live in Karachi in Pakistan. He made acting his profession as a child actor in 1972. His elder brother taught him how to act. He also learned from Ghufraan Imtiazi, the then senior producer of Pakistan Television.
His first lead role was Mater Stainza in 1978. Saleem is very famous for his role in the Pakistani drama series Angar Wadi directed by Tariq Mairaj. The TV show aired on PTV in 1994. He played the role of an officer in the soap opera based on the Kashmir issue. He won the PTV National Award for the Best Actor in Negative Role in Angar Wadi. He was a part of the comedy sitcom Dugdugi directed by Rana Rizwan.
The series aired on ARY TV in 2011. He is also critically acclaimed for his negative role in the romantic fantasy series Saat Pardon Mein directed by Yasir Nawaz.
The Pakistani drama serial aired on Geo TV in 2012. He acted in the social drama series Do Kadam Door Thay directed by Mohsin Mirza. The soap opera aired on Geo TV from 3rd February 2014 to 7th April 2014. It also aired on the Indian Urdu channel Zindagi from 16th February 2016 to 10th March 2016.
He appeared in the Urdu series Daagh-e-Dil directed by Irfan Aslam. The drama series aired on TV-ONE Global on 26th October 2012. He recently appeared in Baji Irshaad, which is Pakistan’s first sitcom with a Christian lead character. The comedy series aired on Express Entertainment on 3rd October 2016. Saleem produced and directed his first Pakistani movie Ibtida starring Ghulam Moinuddin, Saleem Meraj and others.
Saleem acted in the Pakistani Punjabi telefilm Mawaan Day Laul which was Khalid Butt’s first production. Saleem portrayed the negative role of Qadr in the crime flick. Saleem appeared in television commercials for Easypaisa mobile banking, Servis shoes Sale Lag Gayi ad and Telenor network ad. He also acted in serials like Kajal Ghar, Aahan, Daldal, Marzi da Wayah, Sehar Te Sufne, Sazish and others.