Hajaz Akram

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Hajaz Akram
Born January 1970 (age 46)
Residence England
Nationality British
Occupation Actor, teacher, director
Years active 2003–present

Hajaz Akram (born January 1970) is a British actor. Principal and founder of the Hampstead Academy of Acting & Drama, Akram has trained and worked as an actor, teacher and director for 20 years.[1] He was previously the founder of the Academy Of Asian And Ethic Dramatic Arts, the aim of which was to offer actor training to Asian actors[2] In 2015 Akram established charity Shout At Cancer. He resigned his position in 2016.[3]


He has appeared in numerous television dramas including Doctor Who, Murder in Mind and Casualty, and is also the voice of DJ Panjit Gavaskar (Radio Del Mundo) in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories.

He has had film roles in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life, Angel of Death: The Beverly Allitt Story, and Queen Victoria's Men.


  1. ^ hajaz. "About the Academy". www.haad.org.uk. Retrieved 2016-06-13. 
  2. ^ "Asian Drama: New school brings in more Asian actors". BBC News. Retrieved 2016-06-13. 
  3. ^ "Laryngectomy patients given a voice by Shout at Cancer charity performing concert in Cambridge". Cambridge News. 2015-08-22. Retrieved 2016-06-13. 

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