Haissam Hussain

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Haissam Hussain is a Pakistani film and television director. He is best known for the critically acclaimed Noor Pur Ki Rani, Durr-e-Shahwar[1] and Dastaan[2] for which he won the Lux Style Award for best director.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Hussain was born to a Muslim family in Lahore, Pakistan. He has studied at a handful of universities, including the Army Burn Hall College in 1992, Punjab University in 1996, West Herts College in 2002 and Middlesex University in 2006.[4] He directed his first telefilm Beetay Pal in 2007. He is married and the couple has 2 daughters and one son.[5]

Noted director Haissam Hussain acclaimed fame with his blockbuster television serial Noorpur Ki Rani. He then directed many other hits serials such as Dastaan, Aik Nayee cinderalla, Dur-e-Shehwar, Ishq Gumshuda, Akbari Asghari and Chowdween ka Chaand.

Hussain has recently directed serials Aun Zara for A-Plus Entertainment, and Bin Roye Ansu, which stars Humayun Saeed, Mahira Khan and Zeba Bakhtiar for Hum TV's Moomal Productions.



Year Drama Note Ref
2008 Choudaween Ka Chand Ramzan special play
2009 Noorpur Ki Rani Based on the English novel Rebecca
by Daphne Du Maurier
Jeevan Ki Rahoan Mein
2010 Dastaan Partition play deals with
the events from 1947-1956
Ishq Gumshuda
2011 Kuch Pyar Ka Pagalpan
Akbari Asghari Comedy play dramatized by Faiza Iftikhar
from Mirat-ul-Uroos
2012 Aik Nayee Cinderella
Durr-e-Shehwar [9]
2013 Aunn Zara [10]
2016 Bin Roye TV series later adapted into film

Tele Films[edit]

year telefilms
2009 Patli Gali
Ek Tha Larka
Love Unlimited
2008 Mili Ali Ko Mili
Muthi Bhar Matti
Tum Say Kaisay Kahoon
Beetay Pal

Single Plays[edit]

year Name
2009 Pari Kahani
Akhari Parinda
2008 Kuch Khaab Adhoray
2007 21 Service Lane

Short Films[edit]

  • 2006 - No Regrets


  1. ^ "Saying Goodbye to Durr-e-shahwar".
  2. ^ "Dastaan Reflecting the Indo-Pak Divide".
  3. ^ "Pakistan Media Awards and the Stars come out to play".
  4. ^ Haissam Hussain Facebook Profile
  5. ^ Dastaan Special HH on Morning With Hum
  6. ^ "Mahira Khan and Humayun Saeed's Bin Roye likely to steal your hearts". Express Tribune. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  7. ^ "Haissam Hussain, Sadia Jabbar join hands for a feature film". Express Tribune. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  8. ^ "'Dastaan' to reappear on TV screen". The Nation (Pakistani newspaper). Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  9. ^ "Drama of the Week-Durr-e-Shahwar".
  10. ^ "Aunn Zara director Haissam Hussain wants Indian and Pakistani cinema to come closer". bollywood life. 2014-07-22. Retrieved 2021-01-26.


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