Adeel Hussain

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Adeel Husain
Syed Adeel Husain

(1978-06-30) 30 June 1978 (age 40)
Alma materDublin Business School
  • Actor
  • Director
Years active2007–Present
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)

Adeel Husain (Urdu: عدیل حسین‎) is a Pakistani actor and director. He is best known for his roles in Daam, Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu, Mohabat Subh Ka Sitara Hai, Jackson Heights and Mera Naseeb.[1]


Already having painting and drawing as hobbies,[2] he started his career in the 1990s, became a part of the City FM's breakfast show and made appearances on the screen in the form of advertisements, selective TV dramas, music videos, and telefilms like Duniya Goal Hai that ran in Kara Film Festival. His first work as director was a car commercial in 2008 for the HBL Car to Car campaign and an unreleased brand entertainment project for the Telecom sector by the name of Mera Mobile which he created and directed. He also worked as a cinematographer in a documentary produced by Vizor Studios.[3]



Year Serial Role Notes
2007 Dunya Goal Hai Ayaz Aziz Telefilm[citation needed]
2008 Aa Mera Pyar Ki Khushboo Saleem Television debut
2010 Daam Junaid [4]
2011 Mera Naseeb Shahbaz [5]
2012 Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu Ibad [6]
Serade Shehzad Ameen Short Telefilm[citation needed]
2013 Mora Piya Faisal
Jiya Na Jaye Eqaan
Silvatein Rayyan
Aik Graduation Ki Long Story Short Mein Rohail Telefilm
Shukk Ehtesham
TUC The Lighter Side of Life Himself Episode 6[7]
2014 Mohabat Subh Ka Sitara Hai Zeeshan [8]
Jackson Heights Jamshed [9]
2016 Bin Roye Himself Episode 6, Cameo[10][11]


|Film has yet to be released Denotes films that have not yet been released

Year Film Role Notes
2015 Bin Roye Himself special appearance in the song "Balle Balle"[12][13]
2016 Ho Mann Jahaan Nadir Film Debut[14][15][16][17][18]
Dobara Phir Se Hammad [19][20][21][22][23]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Serial/Film Award Category Result
2007 Duniya Goal Hai Kara Film Festival Awards Best Male Actor in a Lead Role Nominated[citation needed]
Special Jury Award for Acting Won
2011 Daam Pakistan Media Awards Best New Male Actor Won[24]
Mera Naseeb Best New Male Actor Nominated[24]
Best Supporting Actor Nominated[24]
2015 Muhabat Subh Ka Sitara Hai Hum Awards Best Actor Popular Nominated[25]
Best Actor Jury Nominated[26][27]
2016 Bin Roye Galaxy Lollywood Awards Best Special Appearance Won[28][29]
Hum Style Awards Most Stylish Film Actor Nominated[30]
2017 Dobara Phir Se Galaxy Lollywood Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Male Nominated
Ho Mann Jahaan Best Male Debut Nominated
Best Dance Performance Won
Nigar Awards Best Debut Male Won[31][32]
Dobara Phir Se & Ho Mann Jahaan Pakistan Excellence Awards Best Actor Won[33]
Hum Style Awards Most Stylish Film Actor Nominated


  1. ^ "Hottie of the week: Adeel Husain". The Express Tribune. 16 April 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. ^ "60 Seconds With Adeel Hussain", Mag The Weekly, 25 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Adeel Hussain – Mystery Unveiled!". Mariam Shafiq. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Watch Free Movies, TV Shows, Gossips Online (HD) - Play Music Videos - OZEE".
  5. ^ "Sanam Saeed back as Shazia in Zindagi's 'Mera Naseeb'". 19 September 2014.
  6. ^ "'Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu': Composition he wrote - The Express Tribune". 12 February 2012.
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  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-19. Retrieved 2014-01-22.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ Desk, Entertainment (1 September 2014). "Mehreen Jabbar returns with new drama Jackson Heights".
  10. ^ Khan, Sheeba (4 October 2016). "Bin Roye's TV version fills in plot holes the movie couldn't".
  11. ^ "Bin Roye's TV drama version made to gratify viewers: producer - Entertainment - Dunya News".
  12. ^ Rehman, Maliha (20 July 2015). "Review: Is Mahira Khan the best thing about Bin Roye?".
  13. ^ McCahill, Mike (26 July 2015). "Bin Roye review: childproofed love triangle is soppy vortex suggesting Urdu cinema may still have some way to go" – via The Guardian.
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-07. Retrieved 2015-06-06.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  15. ^ "Trailer release: Mahira, Sheheryar and Adeel all set to take the world by storm - The Express Tribune". 26 March 2015.
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-08. Retrieved 2015-11-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  17. ^ "16 facts you didn't know about Ho Mann Jahaan".
  18. ^ Mirza, Aayan (31 July 2015). "Ho Mann Jahaan delayed, to not release on Eid-ul-Adha '15".
  19. ^ "ARY Films all set for its second production 'Dobara Phir Se'". 23 August 2015.
  20. ^ Desk, Entertainment (3 September 2015). "Mehreen Jabbar's 'Dobara Phir Se' will be a rom-com".
  21. ^ "Mehreen Jabbar's Dobara Phir Se releasing in 2016".
  22. ^ Desk, Entertainment (29 August 2015). "Take a look behind the scenes of Mehreen Jabbar's next film, Dobara Phir Se".
  23. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-08-29. Retrieved 2015-08-29.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  24. ^ a b c "pakistani media awards 2011 [nominees; do vote]".
  25. ^ "Third Hum TV Awards show Nominations & Winners". The News Teller. 10 April 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  26. ^ Arsalan (2 April 2015). "And the nominees for 3rd Hum Awards are; -".
  27. ^ Desk, Entertainment (10 April 2015). "HUM TV Awards 2015: 'Sadqay Tumhare' a clear winner".
  28. ^ Lollywood, Galaxy (13 February 2016). "Galaxy Lollywood Awards 2016 (Winners)".
  29. ^ Lollywood, Galaxy (21 January 2016). "Galaxy Lollywood Awards 2016 (Nominations)".
  30. ^ Staff, Images (17 October 2016). "The Hum Style Awards' nominations are out, and we have some questions".
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