Faisal Rehman

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Faisal Rehman
Native name فیصل رحمان
Born Faisal Rehman
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Occupation Actor, screenwriter
Years active 1980–1991, 1997–present
Website faisal-rehman.com

Faisal Rehman commonly known as Faisal is a Pakistani film and television actor, writer and director. He has worked in 30 films and many television shows.[1]

Biography[edit]

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. He is a nephew of noted Bollywood actor, Rehman, and his brother Fasih Ur Rehman is a classical dancer, their father is cinematographer Massud-ur-Rehman.[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 film Nahi Abhi Nahi, also starring famous film actress Shabnam.[3]

Career[edit]

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]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

  • 1980: Nahi Abhi Nahi
  • 1981: Aladin, Yeh Zamana Aur Hay
  • 1982: Biwi Ho To Aisee
  • 1983: Nadani, Tina
  • 1984: Love Story, Miss Colombo, Doorian
  • 1985: Aaposh, Mehek, Naraaz, Jeenay Nahi Doon Gee, Palkon Ki Chaon Main
  • 1985: Miss Lanka (Pakistan-Bangladesh joint venture film)
  • 1986: Dhanak, Miss Singapore, Beqarar, Baat Baan Jay, Agar Tum Na Hotay
  • 1987: Girebaan, Qasam Munnay Ki
  • 1988: Chakkar, Bazar-e-Husn
  • 1990: Bulandi
  • 1991: Aandhi, Piyaar Aur Pasa
  • 1999: Ghadaar, Guns and Roses - Ik Junoon

Television career[edit]

Telefilm
Year Title Role Additional Notes
1999 Amma Abba Aur Ali Amjad PTV
Laal Baig Doctor Sahab PTV
2007 Manay Na Yeh Dill Hum TV
2008 Aban Zafar Zafar Mehmood ARY Digital
2010 Tumharay Baad Danish Hum TV
Drama
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
2015-2016 Tere Baghair Hum TV
2016 Izn-e-Rukhsat Ehtishaam Geo Entertainment

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: Woh College Kay Din – Producer

Awards[edit]

References[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. ^ "Print Article". Pakistan Today. 
  4. ^ "Actors' association to improve entertainment standards". Daily Times. 19 January 2009. Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. 
  5. ^ http://vidpk.com/d/6/2136/Upcoming-Drama-Serials/

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