Jamshed Ansari

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jamshed Ansari
جمشید انصاری
Born Jamshed Ansari
31 December 1942[1]
Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, British India (now India)
Died 24 August 2005(2005-08-24)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Years active 1968–2005
Children 3: 1 son and 2 daughters

Jamshed Ansari (Urdu: جمشید انصاری‎) (31 December 1942 in Saharanpur – 24 August 2005 in Karachi)[1] was a Pakistani film, television and radio actor.[2] He is remembered for his numerous performances on both radio and television including as Safdar in Hamid Mian Kay Haan and Hasnat Bhai on Uncle Urfi.


Born in Saharanpur, United Provinces, British India (now in UP, India) on 31 December 1942, Ansari migrated with his family to Pakistan in 1948.[1] Ansari was married and had three children, one son and two daughters.



Ansari is remembered for his role as Safdar in Pakistan Radio's longest running programme, Hamid Mian Kay Haan (In Hamid Mian's house).[1]


Ansari made his debut in 1968 with Lahore Centre's drama, Jharokay.[1] His first drama from Karachi Centre was Agha Nasir's Ghora ghaas khata hai (The horse eats grass).[1]


He was awarded 55 national and 2 international awards.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]




  • Saughat (1970)
  • Pakeeza (Urdu)
  • Ajj Dian Kurian (Punjabi)


Ansari died of a brain tumour on August 24, 2005.[2] Funeral prayers were held at Baitul Mukarram Mosque, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi followed by burial at Khurshidpura Graveyard in Hub, Balochistan.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Death Anniversary of Jamshed Ansari Observed The Nation 25 August 2012. Retrieved 08 March 2016
  2. ^ a b c "Jamshed Ansari passes away". DAWN. 25 August 2005. Retrieved 21 December 2010. 

External links[edit]