Lahore, 21st June: Pakistani drama industry is filled with talented and amazing actors who have proven their talent and skills through the complex characters they have portrayed on screen.
Due to the lack of acting institutions in Pakistan, the actors of this industry have grown and polished themselves by working in many dramas, learning from their senior co-stars, and by skilled directors as mentors to them.
There are certain dramas, rather characters, which change the career of an actor and are the highlight which marks them amongst the greatest actors of the industry.
Here is a list of actors who made their impression on the industry by their unforgettable performances and interesting characters:
1. Ayeza Khan:
Ayeza Khan has been a part of the drama industry for a while now and has acted in numerous drama serials, however, the drama which gave her her breakthrough is ‘Pyare Afzal.’
The drama was a superhit when it was aired and was one of a kind of a tragic love story. Ayeza Khan herself has claimed that this drama gave her a new recognition and if given the chance, she would work with the cast of Pyare Afzal again, despite playing the lead role in the mega-hit drama ‘Mere Pass Tum Ho’.
Ayeza is one of the actors who has been influenced by the great actor Nadeem Baig after she had worked with him in this project. Ayeza’s character in this drama was heavily appreciated by the audience and it was definitely an unforgettable performance.
2. Ahad Raza Mir:
Ahad Raza Mir is comparatively new to the industry, however, in this short time, he has not only earned himself a place in the industry but also proven himself as a brilliant actor.
After his drama ‘Yakeen Ka Safar,’ he got immense fame, his character became so popular that people were already looking forward to his next project before he had finished this. Many people still know him as ‘Dr. Asfandyar,’ the name of the character he had played in this drama, this is the power of a strong performance.
3. Sana Javed:
Sana Javed has been a part of several dramas and she too has grown and learned with each new character and project.
Over the course of her journey, she has also learned how to better pick and choose her new projects. Pyaare Afzal had gained her a lot of fame, however, the drama which brought her into the limelight was ‘Khaani.’
She admitted that she did not believe this drama would get this amount of attention and popularity. She had worked diligently on this character and the strong lead she portrayed gave her a new identity.
4. Fawad Khan:
The actor and singer who has been in the industry for a very long time gained fame and popularity like nothing before after his superhit drama ‘Humsafar.’
This drama made him a household name and a national crush. The character was a gamechanger for Fawad Khan.
Fawad and Mahira’s on-screen chemistry is what made this drama so popular amongst the viewers and hence, the couple became a sensation after this. The drama was also a huge hit in India and proved to carve the way for Fawad Khan’s career in Bollywood.
5. Mahira Khan:
Mahira Khan is Pakistan’s most famous female actress who is celebrated internationally.
This actress, like Fawad Khan, gained her popularity after the drama ‘Humsafar.’ Her character, Khirad, was how people identified her.
Humsafar was the drama that paved the way for Mahira’s journey to becoming the ultimate superstar that she is today. She was signed project after project after this drama and even today, after the end of Humsafar, people still wait to see Mahira and Fawad work together in a project.
Mahira Khan herself has claimed that Humsafar was the project that made her a serious actress, this project was also very close to her heart because, at that time, she was going through something similar in her personal life too.
There are many more Pakistani actors and their noteworthy dramas that have created characters that the public still remembers and affiliates the stars to their roles in the play.
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