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8 June 1991 |
Burnage, Manchester, England
Akhtar started his acting career by appearing in Mischief Night 2006. He later went on to Shameless and played the recurring character of Chesney Karib. He has also appeared in Waterloo Road for a short part. In 2014, Akhtar was cast as Zeedan Nazir, the son of Kal Nazir (Jimi Mistry), in the long-running soap opera, Coronation Street.