The male actors in the Pakistani showbiz industry are well known for their stunning looks and amazing performances. To be a leading actor requires much more than being handsome and skillful at your profession. Every actor can make his mark once in a while but to be truly a top professional, you have to maintain this standard time and again. Pakistani dramas have a huge viewership all across the planet. And this only came to fruition because of the excellent work done by our celebrities. There is a huge list of actors that take the credit for this. But there are a selected few whose talents and looks differentiate them from the rest. These are our picks for the top 10 Pakistani actors in the showbiz industry.
Fawad Khan is perhaps the most popular Pakistani actor known in both Lollywood and Bollywood. It has been a while since Fawad Khan has made his appearance on TV. But still, he has left a lasting impression with superhit dramas like ‘Dastaan’, ‘Hamsafar’, and ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’. Other than being a local celebrity, he’s also performed in several Bollywood movies like ‘Khoobsurat’, ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, and ‘Kapoor And Sons’. Other than being a fantastic actor, Fawad Khan also has a history of singing. He released his first Album Named Irtiqa in 2003. This unique history of being a rockstar and an enchanting actor makes Fawad Khan one of the most pristine actors of Pakistan.
Being a powerhouse of talent and skill, Fahad Mustafa stands among the top male celebrities of Pakistan. He’s a dashing actor and a model for many brands, even more, he’s a fine producer himself. He made his debut in the drama industry in 2003 with his first serial ‘Sheeshay Ka Mahal’. Although his role in this serial wasn’t a significant one, it opened many doors for his acting career. In 2008, he played a major role in a serial named ‘Veena’ from where his acting career took off. Being a perfect performer, he takes his skills to host popular TV shows such as Jeeto Pakistan which are a big attraction for the Pakistani audience.
Famous for his skills, etiquettes, and his impressive voice, Humayun Saeed started his television journey in 1995. His first ever serial was ‘Ab Tum Ja Saktay Ho’. Ever since he has been a credible actor with many superhit performances. Possessing dashing looks, he is also the face many brands choose to advertise. He has many fine works to add to his portfolio but the recent drama he worked in has captivated people all across Pakistan. ‘Mere Pas Tum Ho’ became a national favorite in which Humayun played a brilliant emotional role. He knows how to grab the attention of his audience and he does so in the most beautiful way making him one of the best male actors in Pakistan.
Feroze Khan seems like he was born with the superstar quality within him. He started his journey as his Video Jockey on ARY Music. Having dazzling looks, he then became a model for brands and fashion shows. Other than him, his family has presented the showbiz industry with other stars such as Humaima Malick and Dua Malick who are both his sisters. He stayed a model for a long time until 2014 when he made his debut as a tv actor in the serial ‘Chup Raho’. Till now he was worked in more than 12 serials. Other than serials, he has been a movie star performing in the Pakistani film ‘Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hay’. He has gathered a strong social media following over the years and stays on the list of the top Pakistani actors.
Hamza Ali Abbasi
Hamza Ali Abbasi is also among one of the finest actors in the Pakistani industry. He has a charming screen presence and his acting skills are undeniable. Hamza hasn’t done many projects like other actors out there, but in the media industry, quality matters much more than quantity. And he deserves to be in the top 10 list of Pakistani actors. He started his acting career in 2006 with his performance in a show called Dally in the Dark. His most famous drama was Pyaray Afzal that released in 2013. His superb performance in this serial made his audience aware of how much of a talented person he actually is. Mann Mayal is another superhit drama done by Hamza Ali Abbasi that left a lasting impression. Hamza left showbiz in 2019 where he later went on to become a political member of PTI and serve his nation.
Imran Ashraf is one of the most hardworking actors in Pakistan. The thing that makes him unique is that he is a versatile actor who can superbly adapt to any role you assign to him. Acting is not all glamor and fame for him, rather he takes his profession very seriously. He gave the best performance of his career in the recent ‘Ranjha Ranjha Kardi’ in 2018 where he played one of the most challenging roles for any actor. His superb performance made him so popular that he became a hit in one day. He plays both the roles of supporting actors and leading roles in TV shows. His following has only grown over the years making him one of the top actors in Pakistan.
Imran Abbass is one of the most dashing personalities in the Pakistani TV industry. He made his debut in 2003 in his first drama ‘Umrao Jan Ada’. Ever since he has been in both Lollywood and Bollywood movies and also several TV serials. His most famous roles have been in serials like ‘Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan’, ‘Khuda Aur Mohabbat’, ‘Akbari Asghari’, and ‘Muhabbat tum se nafrat hai’. The only thing his following doesn’t like about him is his choice in TV serials, which according to people should be more careful. He has also received multiple awards for his brilliant performances. Having an attractive face, he has had his fair share of modeling opportunities in and commercials and fashion shows.
Danish Taimoor is another TV and Film actor who has been a favorite of the people for a long time. He made his acting debut in 2005. His first gig was ‘Mystery series’ where he appeared in two of its episodes names ‘Do Saal Baad’ and ‘Dracula’. Danish has been in numerous famous Pakistani drama serials such as Mannchalay, Meri Behen Maya, Sari Bhool Hamari Thi, and Aik Pal. He has also shown excellent performances in Pakistani feature films such as Jalaibee and Wrong Number. His superb acting skills and looks differentiate him as a quality actor. Further, he also married the famous Actress Aiza Khan making them one of the most beautiful couples in the Pakistani showbiz industry.
Zahid Ahmedis a handsome actor and a long-standing star of the Pakistani drama industry. Initially, he started off as a creative manager for the PTV world. Even though he was successful there, he jumped on to the showbiz industry to pursue his passion as an actor. Zahid Ahmed recently took the role of Sameer in ‘Ishq Zahe Naseeb’ which was a difficult feat to pull for even skilled actors. He is willing to take difficult roles that show us how much of an amazing actor he really is. Zahid Ahmed has one of the most solid fan following that even supported him during his disappointing dramas. Jugnoo, Tum Mere Pas Raho, Sangat, and Ishq Zahe Naseeb are some of his most famous works.
Last but not least, Ahsan Khan is another dazzling male actor who is known for his outstanding performances in ‘Udaari’ and ‘Alif’. Time and again, he has proven to be one of the best actors in our industry. He appeared in his first movie ‘Nikah’ when he was only 17 years old. Since then he has been a lot successful in his journey. Now, he’s not only an actor but a producer and director as well. He appeared in the movie ‘Chupan Chupai’ in 2017 where he also received the Lux Style award for being the best actor. A combination of his looks and remarkable acting capabilities makes him admired in both Lollywood and Bollywood.