Firdous Jamal

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Firdous Jamal
فردوس جمال
Born (1954-06-09) June 9, 1954 (age 68)
OccupationActor
Notable workWaris, Sayeeban Sheeshay ka, Man chale ka sauda, Mehboob, Pagal Ahmeq Bewakoof, Saahil, Piyari, Dhoop Deewar, Ruswaiyan[2]
FamilyHamza Firdous (son)
Bilawal Firdous (son)
AwardsPride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 1986[2]

Firdous Jamal (Urdu: فردوس جمال) is a Pakistani television, theatre, stage and film actor.

Beginning his career with a Hindko drama serial called Badnami Dey Toway in the mid-1970s, he has since then acted in at least 300 TV plays, 150 stage plays, 200 radio plays and 50 films, with his work consisting in all the languages of Pakistan.[1][2][3][4]

Family[edit]

His son Hamza Firdous is an actor,[5] an "award winning web drama producer and actor in Ireland"[6] who has had roles in dramas like O Rangreza or Ghughi, while another son, Bilawal Firdous, is a model and aspiring actor, with whom he opened his own production house, Firdous Jamal Films.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Title Role Notes
1981 Muftbar
1985 Direct Hawaldar
1987 Silsila
1993 Chandi
2016 Revenge of the Worthless Maulana Sufi Mohummed
2016 Saya e Khuda e Zuljalal Rasheed

Television serials[edit]

Year Drama Title Channel Role Notes
1979 Waris[8][2] PTV Anwar Classical drama
1985 Andhera Ujala PTV Cameo appearance Classical drama
1989 Kiran PTV Classical drama
2000 Anna Ptv
2002 Landa Bazar PTV Home Hayat Super hit
Nigah PTV Home Remark able
2006 Kaanch Ke Jugnu ATV
2007 Sill ATV [9]
2011 Pani Jaisa Piyar Hum TV Adarsh's father
2012 Khalida Ki Walida PTV Home
2012 Koe Meray Dil Sy Pouchay PTV Home
2013 Dheeray Say A-Plus TV
Kamal-e-sabt A-Plus TV
Pyarey Afzal ARY Digital Maulvi Subhanullah
2016 Khuda Aur Muhabbat[8] Geo TV Amjad Raza
Mera Yaar Miladay ARY Digital
2017 Gustakh Ishq Urdu 1
2018 Visaal ARY Digital
Romeo Weds Heer Geo TV
Ishq Na Kariyo Koi Express TV
2019 Hania ARY Digital Fareed
Gul-o-Gulzar ARY Digital Iqbal
Zid Express TV
Rani Nokrani Express TV
Wafa Lazim To Nahi TV One

PTV Home

Shaukat (Sarah and Mani's father)
2019–present Janbaaz Express TV,

PTV Home

Awards[edit]

Ceremony Category Project Result
4th Lux Style Awards[10] Best TV Actor (Satellite) Woh Tees Din Nominated
14th Lux Style Awards[11] Best TV Actor Pyarey Afzal

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tahir, Athar (2007). Frontier facets: Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province. p. 144.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Legendary Pakistani TV Actor-Firdous Jamal". Pakistan 360 degrees website. 2 December 2012. Archived from the original on 18 November 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2022.
  3. ^ Ahmad, Bisma (13 March 2015). "Old but not forgotten: Top 10 Pakistani dramas to re-watch now". Dawn (newspaper). Retrieved 3 September 2022.
  4. ^ Lodhi, Adnan (13 August 2015). "Sad but true: Roohi Bano's lonely 55th birthday". The Express Tribune (newspaper). Retrieved 3 September 2022.
  5. ^ Buraq Shabbir (10 February 2018), "In conversation with Hamza Firdous" The News International (newspaper), Retrieved 3 September 2022
  6. ^ Ifrah Salman (5 March 2017), "HIP Exclusive: Hamza Firdous reveals all about himself!" hipinpakistan.com website, Retrieved 3 September 2022
  7. ^ Sana Gilani (27 October 2016), "Firdous Jamal opens up his own production house", Daily Pakistan (newspaper), Retrieved 3 September 2022
  8. ^ a b "Profile of Firdaus Jamal". Vidpk.com website. Archived from the original on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2022.
  9. ^ "Sill (TV Series 2007– ) - IMDb" – via www.imdb.com.
  10. ^ "https://www.rewaj.pk/lux-style-awards-for-the-year-2004/"
  11. ^ "https://www.ebuzztoday.com/14th-lux-style-awards-2015-announces-nominees-in-24-categories/"