Faisal Rehman

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Faisal Rehman
فیصل رحمان
Faisal Rehman

(1966-09-17) 17 September 1966 (age 56)
  • Actor
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
Years active1980–1991, 1997–present
RelativesRehman (paternal uncle)
Fasih Ur Rehman (brother)

Faisal Rehman, commonly known as Faisal is a Pakistani film and television actor, screenwriter and director.

He has worked in 36 films and many television shows.[1]


Faisal Rehman's ancestors hail from Afghanistan with roots in the Mohammadzai clan of Kabul belonging to Barakzai branch of the Durrani confederacy. His ancestors moved to India in 1905 during British Raj. His father Massud-ur-Rehman was a cinematographer, himself the younger brother of noted Bollywood actor Rehman, while his own brother Fasih Ur Rehman is a classical dancer.[2]

Faisal did his secondary schooling at St. Anthony High School Lahore.


He was only a 14-year-old boy when he landed his first role in Nazar-ul-Islam's 1980 film Nahi Abhi Nahi, also starring famous film actress Shabnam.[3]

He is also one of the founding members of "The Actors' Collective (ACT)", an association of actors, including film, theatre and televisions artists in Pakistan, established in 2009 and based in Lahore.[4]



Year Movie
1980 Nahin Abhi Nahin
1981 Ye Zamana Aur Hay
1982 Aladdin
Biwi Ho To Aisee
1983 Nadaani
1984 Love Story
Miss Colombo
1985 Naraaz
Aposh (Bangla)
Jeene Nahin Doonge
qasam munnay ki
Palkon Ki Chaaon Mein
  • 1980: Nahin Abhi Nahin - best known for his role as Mani
  • 1981: Aladdin, Yeh Zamana Aur Hay
  • 1982: Biwi Ho To Aisee
  • 1983: Nadani (Pakistan-Bangladesh joint venture film), Tina
  • 1984: Love Story, Miss Colombo, Doorian
  • 1986 Beqarar Babra sharif and Fasial
  • 1985: Aaposh, Mehek, Naraaz, Jeenay Nahi Doon Gee, Palkon Ki Chaon Main
  • 1986: Dhanak, Miss Singapore, Beqarar, Baat Baan Jay
  • 1987: Girebaan, Qasam Munnay Ki
  • 1988: Chakkar, Bazar-e-Husn
  • 1990: Bulandi
  • 1991: Aandhi, Piyaar Aur Pasa
  • 1999: Ghadaar, Guns and Roses - Ik Junoon
  • 2014: Kanebaaz, Bawanshah

Television career[edit]

Year Title Role Additional Notes
1999 Amma Abba Aur Ali
Laal Baig Doctor Sahab
2007 Manay Na Yeh Dill Hum TV
Year Title Role Additional Notes
1997 Shahpar Flt Lt Hassan PAF Drama
1998 Ghulam Gardish Naveed PTV
1999 Bulandi Ali PTV
2000 Aur Zindagi Badalti Hai Shehryar PTV
2002 Sarmaya Indus Vision
2007 Maanay Na Ye Dil Hum TV
Qissa-e-Ulfat Himself Mini-series on Aaj TV. Rehman played a novel reader along with Jia Ali.
2008 Khamoshiyan Arham Hum TV
2009 Malaal Danish Hum TV
Butter Flies Faisal Hum TV
Aik Lamha Chahiye Ahmar ATV
Deewangi Umar ARY Digital
2010 Vasl Salman Hum TV
Chemistry Professor Waqar Geo TV
Aye Ishq Hamein Barbaad Na Kar Imran ARY Digital
Saans ARY digital
2011 Badtameez Javed Hayatt ARY Digital
2012 Zard Mausam Waqar ul Hasan Hum TV
Coke Kahani Mir Asfand Jehangir Hum TV, PTV, Urdu 1
Dagh-i-Nadamat[5] PTV
Sitamgar Hum TV
2013–2014 Ranjish Hi Sahi Kamal Hassan Geo TV
2015 Pardes Makhdoom Shah Hum Sitaray
2015–2016 Tere Baghair Hum TV
2016 Izn-e-Rukhsat Ehtishaam Geo Entertainment
2017 Gumrah Sarmad Hum TV
2018 Kaisi Aurat Houn Main Moiz Hum TV
Aatish Ramiz Hum TV
Wafa Lazim To Nahin TV one

As a writer and director[edit]

  • 2002: Kaali Shalwar – Rehman was the Co-writer and director for this film along with Bilal Minto. This telefilm is an adaptation of Sadat Manto's work and was produced for Indus TV.
  • 2004: Javaid Shampoo – Screened at 4th KaraFilm Festival received Ciepie for Special Jurors' Selection. The telefilm was also screened at Rafi Peer World Performing Arts Festival.
  • 2009: HOME...written and directed...hum TV


Ceremony Category Project Result
2nd Lux Style Awards[6] Best TV Actor Sarmaya Nominated
5th Lux Style Awards[7] Best TV Actor (Terrestrial) Batain Dil Ki
8th Lux Style Awards[8] Best TV Actor (Satellite) Khamoshiyan
13th Lux Style Awards[9] Best TV Actor (Terrestrial) Daag-e-Nadamat

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "FAME launched at Depilex to help quake victims". Daily Times. 28 October 2005. Archived from the original on 23 October 2012.
  2. ^ "The Dancing Afghan". Indian Express. 23 January 2005. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  3. ^ "On Ibn-e-Insha and Nazarul Islam's death anniversaries". Pakistan Today. 13 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Actors' association to improve entertainment standards". Daily Times. 19 January 2009. Archived from the original on 23 October 2012.
  5. ^ "Upcoming Drama Serials - Vidpk.com". Archived from the original on 29 November 2012. Retrieved 4 December 2012.
  6. ^ "https://web.archive.org/web/20030715233432/http://www.luxstyleawards.com/winners/pastwinners.asp"
  7. ^ "https://tribune.com.pk/story/239961/lux-style-awards-a-trip-down-memory-lane/"
  8. ^ "https://www.fashioncentral.pk/people-parties/events/celebrations/story-383-winners-announced-for-8th-lux-style-awards/"
  9. ^ "https://web.archive.org/web/20140819125919/http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/entertainment/12-Aug-2014/nominees-announced-for-2014-lux-style-awards"

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