Aagha Ali

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Agha Ali
Born
Agha Ali Abbas

(1985-12-04) 4 December 1985 (age 36)[1]
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
NationalityPakistani
EducationBachelor of Arts (BA)
Alma materForman Christian College
Occupation
  • Actor
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • composer
  • director
Spouse(s)Hina Altaf (m. 2020)
Parent(s)
RelativesAli Abbas (cousin)[2]
Waseem Abbas (uncle)
Inayat Hussain Bhatti (maternal grandfather)
Kaifee (maternal granduncle)
Ali Sikander (brother)[3]

Aagha Ali Abbas (Urdu: آغا علی عباس) is a Pakistani television actor, presenter, writer and singer.[4][5][6][7][8]

Early life and background[edit]

Agha Ali was born on 4 December 1985 to Shia Family in Lahore, Punjab. He is the younger son of the widely known actor of the 1980s and early 1990s, Agha Sikandar (d. 1993), who himself was the grandson (maternal) of the legendary singer, actor and producer Inayat Hussain Bhatti, making him a nephew of the television actor Waseem Abbas as well as a cousin of Ali Abbas and the grandnephew of actor Kaifee.[3][9][10] Agha graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Arts from the Forman Christian College.

Career[edit]

Agha was in his college and in the age of 19 years he started his journey and did theater during his college days where he performed as an actor/singer in 15 to 20 theater plays. Officially his TV career started as an anchor-host in 2006 with the channel ATV, and with the successful program Total Round Up. He won the Best Anchor Award for the same program at the ATV Awards in 2006. He started his acting career with Yaad Piya Ki Aaye (2005) as Sameer, and then Satrangi (2008).[3] He took a hiatus of about three years for his education, and during that time made the music video, '"Mera Pehla Rock Song", which was launched at the platform of the national television PTV Home in the show Morning With Juggan on 9 January 2013. His leading role in the romantic series Mein Hari Piya (2012), on Hum TV, was well received by the critics and the public, and earned him a nomination for the Hum Award for Best Soap Actor.[11] Rukhsaar, a television series on Geo TV, gained him further success.[12] This was followed by the musical covers "Khwab Adhoore Sahi" and "Aaj Bhi". In 2014, he starred in Mere Meherbaan, Mehram and Digest Writer.[13][14] His career further advanced with the role of a rockstar in the 2015 religious drama series, Khuda Dekh Raha Hai, opposite Sajal Aly, for which he also sang the title song.[15] Agha then played leading roles in several successful series, including Andaaz-e-Sitam (2017), Tumhare Hain (2017), Band Khirkiyan (2019), and Dil-e-Gumshuda (2019), which added to his popularity.[4][16] Recently, he played the lead in the very popular drama Mujhe Khuda Pay Yakeen Hai which aired on Geo Entertainment.[17]

Personal life[edit]

Agha has been in the news for his struggle story and for his courage in life as for him it was very difficult making his mark in the media world. Also he was in news for a couple years for having a relationship with a co-actor Sarah Khan and both were very popular as a couple but things changed as they both broke up.[18] Later in 2019, he met with his now wife Hina Altaf during a project Dil-e-Gumshuda.[19] The couple married in a private Nikah ceremony on 22 May 2020 in Karachi.[20]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Serial Role Channel Notes
2006 Yaad Piya Ki Aaye Sameer PTV Home [3]
2008 Satrangi Khayyam Geo TV [3]
2008 Teri Ek Nazar Rameez Geo TV
2009 Jinnah Ke Naam Sameer PTV Home
2010 Mujhe Hai Hukum-e-Azan Jimmy Hum TV
2013 Mein Hari Piya Zawar Hum TV Nominated—Hum Award for Best Soap Actor
2013 Halki Si Khalish Aamir Hum TV
2013 Agar Tum Na Hote Hammad A-Plus TV
2013 Kami Reh Gaee Rizwan PTV Home [21]
2013 Ghundi Rehan Hum Sitaray [22]
2014 Shehr-e-Yaran Ahsan ARY Digital [23]
2014 Arranged Marriage Ahmad ARY Digital [24]
2014 Shab-e-Zindagi Yasir Hum TV
2014 Rukhsaar Amaar Geo TV [25]
2014 Baimaan Mohabbat Baber ARY Digital [26]
2014 Mere Meherbaan Zeeshan Hum TV [13]
2014–15 Mehram Areeb Hum TV Also playback singer for the song "Dararien"
2014–15 Digest Writer Shehreyar Hum TV [14]
2014–15 Noori Tariq TVOne
2015 Mere Khuda Yasir Hum TV
2015 Khuda Dekh Raha Hai Junaid A-Plus TV Also playback singer, writer and composer for the song "Akhiyan Num Num" Yhe OST of the project[15]
2015 Maamta Maaz ARY Digital [27]
2015 Kis Se Kahoon Fahad PTV Home [28]
2015 Tum Yaad Aye Shehreyar Ary Digital [29]
2015 Tere Mere Beech Fahad Hum TV [30]
2016 Ghalti Saim A-Plus TV [31]
2017 Andaaz e Sitam Wamiq Urdu 1
2017 Tumhare Hain Rayan ARY Digital [6]
2017 Be Inteha Zaid Urdu 1
2017 Bedardi Saiyaan Shaani Geo TV [32]
2018 Mere Bewafa Shahmeer A-Plus TV Also playback singer, writer and composer for the song "Duhaiyaan" Yhe OST of the project[33]
2018 Khatti Methi Love Story Bilal Express Entertainment
2018 Band Khirkiyan Zain Hum TV [34]
2019 Dil-e-Gumshuda Daniyal Geo TV [35]
2020 Teray Pyar Mai Zaman Geo TV Telefilm[36]
2020 Khoob Seerat Samar Geo TV [37]
2020 Dikhawa Danish Geo TV Episode: "Keraye Ki Izzat"
2020 Haqeeqat Armaan A-Plus TV Episode:"Anna"[38]
2020 Aik Aur Munafiq Rashid Geo TV Episode Jholi[39]
2021 Mujhe Khuda Pay Yaqeen Hai Hammad Geo TV [40]
2021 Makafaat Season 3 Salman Geo TV Episode: "Usool Aur Sachai"[41]
2021 Zoya Nay Haan Kardi Ashir Geo TV Teleflim[42][43]
2021 Shadi hai Impossible ARY Digital Teleflim[44]
2022 Love Life Ka Law Agha Geo TV Telefilm[45]
2022 Zakham TBA Geo TV [citation needed]

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2021 Raat Ali UrduFlix Also The Writer and Director of the project.[46]

Films[edit]

Agha started shooting for his Debut Action Film under the Direction of (Late) Iqbal Kashmiri. Kashmiri died and the film was left incomplete.[47]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aagha Ali celebrates 35th birthday with wife, family". Samaa TV. 4 December 2020. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  2. ^ "I do one drama to run my house and one for the craft: Ali Abbas". Something Haute. 7 December 2020. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Agha Ali talks about his dad in a candid conversation with Samina Peerzada". Daily Pakistan (newspaper). 14 December 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Celebrities not recognised for work use social media for attention: Aagha Ali". Daily Times (newspaper). 25 August 2021. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  5. ^ "Actor Agha Ali voices support for Turkish actors getting work in Pakistan". Dunya News. 14 July 2020. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Agha Ali opens up about his struggle with Psoriasis". ARY News. 13 June 2019. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  7. ^ "Aagha Ali calls on the government to cancel exams". Images by Dawn. 23 April 2021. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  8. ^ "Main Haara is for anyone who has had their heart broken: Aagha Ali on new single". Images by Dawn. 31 March 2019. Retrieved 15 December 2021.
  9. ^ "Crazy Diamonds – III". Dawn (newspaper). 29 November 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2021. An article of Dawn containing a breaf-context on his father's career
  10. ^ "12th death anniversary of Inayat Hussain Bhatti". Pakistan Today (newspaper). 30 May 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2021.
  11. ^ "Should Pakistan reciprocate India's ban on artistes? Here's what our actors think". Images by Dawn. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
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  14. ^ a b "Digest writer is not a 'bechari bahu' drama". HIP. 10 March 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  15. ^ a b "11 Pakistani dramas you can't miss this year!". The Express Tribune (newspaper). 18 March 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  16. ^ "'Dil-e-Gumshuda' scores high". The Nation (newspaper). 15 November 2019. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  17. ^ "'Mujhe Khuda Pe Yakeen Hai' goes on air". The News International (newspaper). 2 February 2021. Retrieved 15 December 2021.
  18. ^ "Agha Ali confirms his break-up with Sara Khan by releasing a sad break-up song". Daily Times (newspaper). 13 April 2019. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  19. ^ "When Hina met Aaghat". The Express Tribune (newspaper). 24 May 2021. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  20. ^ "Hina Altaf, Aagha Ali tie the knot". The Express Tribune (newspaper). 23 May 2020. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  21. ^ "PTV Home to launch new star-studded drama serial "Kami Reh Gaee"". Pak Observer (newspaper). 17 February 2013. Archived from the original on 21 July 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
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  25. ^ "Rukhsaar". Geo Entertainment. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  26. ^ "Baimaan Mohabbat". ARY Digital. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
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  28. ^ "'کس سے کہوں': پی ٹی وی کا ایک بہترین ڈرامہ". Dawn News (in Urdu). 15 February 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
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  30. ^ "Hum TV's 'Tere Mere Beech' is getting viewers'". HIP. 7 January 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  31. ^ "Kaleem Rajput's gripping tale of facing pressure from parents". Daily Times (newspaper). 21 March 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  32. ^ "Bedardi Saiyaan". Geo Entertainment. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  33. ^ "Love, reflections on life in Mere Bewafa". The Nation. 7 June 2018. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  34. ^ "Agha Ali says most women in the industry 'are fake', wife Hina is exception". Geo News. 24 August 2021. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  35. ^ "Top drama serials on Geo Entertainment this year". The News International (newspaper). 28 December 2019. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
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  37. ^ "Nimra Khan woes audiences in Khoob Seerat". The Nation. 30 April 2020. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  38. ^ "Mansha Pasha and Agha Ali pairing up for telefilm". Daily Times. 28 February 2020. Retrieved 19 January 2022.
  39. ^ "Aik Aur Munafiq|Jholi". Geo Entertainment. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  40. ^ "Aagha Ali's Mujhe Khuda Pe Yaqeen Hai is leading the rating chart with high TRPs". Images by Dawn. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
  41. ^ "Makafaat Season 3|Usool Aur Sachai". Geo Entertainment. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  42. ^ "Aagha Ali and Hiba Bukhari battle it out for a house in a new Eid romcom". Images by Dawn. 6 May 2021. Retrieved 4 December 2021.
  43. ^ "Zoya Nay Haan Kardi". Geo Entertainment. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  44. ^ "Telefilms to look out for on this Eid-ul-Adha". Bol News. 20 July 2021. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  45. ^ "Love Life Ka Law Telefilm Cast Name, Pictures, Story, & Timing". Mag Pakistan. 30 April 2022. Retrieved 17 May 2022.
  46. ^ "Aagha Ali shares promotional poster for his directorial debut Raat". Images by Dawn. 6 August 2021. Retrieved 4 December 2021.
  47. ^ Wajiha Jawaid (4 November 2015). "Agha Ali to play action hero in debut film". hipinpakistan. Retrieved 7 July 2018.