Fahad Mustafa

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Fahad Mustafa
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Fahad Mustafa at the premiere of Load Wedding
Native name
فہد مصطفیٰ
Born (1983-06-26) June 26, 1983 (age 36)
NationalityPakistani
Alma materBaqai Medical University, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
OccupationActor, Host, Producer
Years active2002–Present
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Spouse(s)Sana Fahad (m. 2005)
ChildrenFatima & Moosa
Parent(s)Salahuddin Tunio (father)

Fahad Mustafa (Urdu: فہد مصطفیٰ‎, Sindhi:؛فهد مصطفیٰ born 26 June 1983)[1] is a Pakistani film and television actor, producer and host known for hosting the game show Jeeto Pakistan, which airs on ARY Digital.[2]

Early life[edit]

Mustafa was born to Sindhi [3] actor Salahuddin Tunio, into a Sindhi family, on 26 June 1983.[4][5][6] He has two brothers and one sister.[7]

He studied to be a pharmacist, but left before completing his degree.[8]

Career[edit]

Mustafa was first noticed in Sheeshay Ka Mahal.[1] In 2008, he ventured into television production. His other notable television serials include: Haal-e-Dil, Bahu Rani, Ae Dasht-e-Junoon, Masuri, Aashti, Pul Siraat, Mastana Mahi, Main Abdul Qadir Hoon and Koi Nahi Apna.[6] He is the current host of the well-known game show Jeeto Pakistan since 2014.[9]

He hosted the 1st Hum Awards ceremonies in 2013 in Karachi, and the 2nd ARY Film Awards in 2016 in Dubai. In 2017, he hosted the launching ceremony for the Karachi Kings, a Pakistan Super League team franchise.[10] He then also hosted the opening ceremony of 2017 Pakistan Super League in Dubai.[11]

He made his film debut in 2014 in director Nabeel Qureshi's Na Maloom Afraad. It was declared a box office hit.[12] In 2016, he starred in Anjum Shahzad's Mah e Mir and Qureshi's Actor in Law. Actor in Law did very well at the box office[13][14][15] winning Film of the Year Award in the 16th Lux Style Awards, where Mustafa also won Best Actor Award for his role in the film. He then had a voice role in Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's animated film 3 Bahadur: The Revenge of Baba Balaam.[16]

In 2017, he starred in Na Maloom Afraad 2, the sequel of 2014's NMA.[17] In 2018, he starred in Nadeem Baig's Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 and Qureshi's Load Wedding; both of which released on same day, 22 August 2018.[18][19]

He will also be producing three films;[20] the first Anjum Shehzad's Band Toh Ab Bajay Ga, which will be written by Yasir Hussain;[21] the second one will be written by Ali Imran under ARY Films banner;[22] and a third one for which no details have been announced yet.

Personal life[edit]

Mustafa married Sana Fahad in 2005. The couple have a daughter born in 2011 and a son born in 2016.[23][24]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Key
dagger Denotes films that have not yet been released
dagger Denotes films that are currently in cinemas
Movie Year Role(s) Director(s) Notes Ref.
Na Maloom Afraad 2014 Farhan Nabeel Qureshi Debut film [12]
Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2015 Himself Nadeem Baig Special appearance
Mah e Mir 2016 Jamal/Mir Anjum Shahzad & Sarmad Sehbai [13]
Actor in Law Shan Mirza Nabeel Qureshi Lux Style Award for Best Actor [25]
3 Bahadur: The Revenge of Baba Balaam Imran (voice) Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy [9]
Na Maloom Afraad 2 2017 Farhan Nabeel Qureshi [18]
Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 2018 Rahat Nadeem Baig [26]
Load Wedding Raja Nabeel Qureshi [27]
3 Bahadur: Rise of the Warriors Imran (voice) Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Band Toh Ab Bajay Ga dagger 2020 TBD Anjum Shahzad Big Bang Productions' debut film [21]
Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad dagger TBD Nabeel Qureshi

Selected television[edit]

Year Drama Role
2003 Umrao Jaan Ada
2004 Wujood-e-Laraib[6]
2005 La Haasil Zain Adaab
Lahasil[6]
2008 Yeh Zindagi Hai Bhola
2009 Tum Jo Miley[6] Hadi
Veena[6]
Aashti[6]
Woh ishq
Tair-e-lahooti
2010 Sandal[6]
Main Abdul Qadir Hoon[1] Abdul Qadir
2011 Zindagi Dhoop Tum Ghana Saaya Mazhar
Main Chand Si[1] Farhan
Mastana Mahi[6] Adal Soomro
Ek Hatheli Pe Hina Ek Hatheli Pe Lahoo
2012 Mera Saaein 2[1] Malik Wajahat Hayat
Ek Tamanna Lahasil Si[6] Mohsin
2013 Daagh Murad
Kankar[28] Sikandar
Mere Hamrahi[6] Ahmed
2014 Koi Nahi Apna[29]
Maaye Ni[30]
Pul sirat
2015 Dusri Bivi[31] Hassan

As Host[edit]

Year show
2005-14 Jago Pakistan Jago
2014 –present Jeeto Pakistan[9]

As Producer[edit]

(Under banner of Big Bang Entertainment)

Year Title Network
2013 Meri Beti ARY Digital
2014 Koi Nahi Apna ARY Digital
2014 Dusri Bivi ARY Digital[31]
2014 Bahu Begum
Soutan
2015 Rang Laaga ARY Digital
2015 Mere Jeevan Saathi ARY Digital
2015 Begunaah ARY Digital
2015 Zinda Dargor ARY Digital
2016 Be Aib Urdu 1
2016 Yeh Ishq ARY Digital
2016 Waada ARY Digital
2016 Muqabil ARY Digital
2016 Beqasoor ARY Digital
2016 Andaaz-e-Sitam Urdu 1
2016 Haya Kay Rang ARY Zindagi
2016 Naimat ARY Digital
2016 Tum Yaad Aaye ARY Digital
2016 Aap Ke Liye ARY Digital
2016 Saheliyaan ARY Digital
2016 Mere Baba ki Ounchi Haveli ARY Zindagi
2016 Teri Chah Mein ARY Digital
2016 Mera Yaar Mila De ARY Digital
2016 Socha Na Tha ARY Digital
2016 Dil Haari ARY Digital
2016 Shehzada Saleem ARY Digital
2017 Bubbly Kya Chahti Hai ARY Digital
2017 Mubarak Ho Beti Hui Hai ARY Digital
2017 Zaakham ARY Digital
2017 Bilqees Urf Bitto Urdu 1
2017 Bachay Baraye Farokht Urdu 1
2017 Teri Raza ARY Digital
2017 Aisi Hai Tanhai ARY Digital
2018 Meri Guriya ARY Digital
2018 Nibah ARY Digital
2018 Babban Khala Ki Betiyann ARY Digital
2018 Badbakht ARY Zindagi
2018 Balaa ARY Digital
2018 Khudparast ARY Digital
2018 Visaal ARY Digital
2019 Cheekh ARY Digital
2019 Bandish ARY Digital
2019 Hasad ARY Digital
2019 Bewafa ARY Digital

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref
Lux Style Awards
2011 Haal-e-Dil Best TV Actor Nominated [citation needed]
2012 Abdul Qadir – Main Abdul Qadir Hoon Nominated [32]
Adal Soomro – Mastana Mahi Nominated
2014 Murad – Daagh Nominated [33][34]
Sikandar – Kankar Nominated
2015 Farhan – Na Maloom Afraad Best Film Actor Nominated [35][36]
2017 Jamal/Mir – Mah e Mir Nominated [37][38]
Shan Mirza – Actor in Law Won
2018 Farhan – Na Maloom Afraad 2 Nominated [39][40]
2019 Raja – Load Wedding Best Actor (Critics' choice) Won [41]
Best Actor (Viewers' choice) Nominated
Hum Awards
2013 Jago Pakistan Jago Hum Award for Best Host Won [42]
2014 Sikandar – Kankar Hum Award for Best Actor Nominated [43]
Hum Award for Best Actor Popular Nominated
Kankar (shared with Sanam Baloch) Hum Award for Best Onscreen Couple Nominated
Hum Award for Best Onscreen Couple Popular Nominated
Hum Style Awards
2016 Jeeto Pakistan Most Stylish TV Host Nominated [44][45]
International Pakistan Prestige Awards
2017 Shan Mirza – Actor in Law Best Film Actor Won [46][47]
Pakistan International Film Festival
2018 Shan Mirza – Actor in Law Best Actor (Male) Won [48]

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