|Occupation||Actor, Director, Businessman|
|Known for||Ishqbaaaz, Suryaputra Karn, Beintehaa, Jodha Akbar, Pavitra Rishta, Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani, Once Upon A Time in Mumbai, Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., Sehar|
Naved Aslam is an Indian film, television and theatre actor and screenwriter. He has been an actor, director and screenwriter, respectively for many TV shows, theater plays and feature films. In 2018, Aslam made his digital debut in the web-series Smoke (running from 2018 to 2019).
Early life and education
Naved Aslam was born and brought up in Delhi, where his father served as an Urdu literature professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University, while his mother was a high school teacher at a government school. Aslam has been trained in the classical Indian vocal music and has pursued a postgraduate degree in mass communications from Jamia Millia Islamia University based in Delhi. It was his father who introduced him to the theatre. Aslam has written, directed and acted in stage plays for over 10 years.
Aslam, moved to Mumbai to pursue his ambition of becoming a television director, after a decade in theatre. Initially, he spent over 2 years working on some of the international projects. Afterwards, Aslam turned actor and made his first acting television debut in DD National's Byomkesh Bakshi in the year 1993. He had another breakthrough in 1996 by Sony TV's medical drama Hospital. Aslam is best known for playing the role of Chand Raichand in the popular Indian supernatural television series Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani, where he played a 1000 years old supernatural vampire. Apart from working in television, Aslam has played roles in many feature films such as Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, a 2010 film produced by the Balaji Motion Pictures and Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.[unreliable source]
|2016||Ishqbaaaz||Vikram Pradeep Rana||StarPlus|
|2015–2016||Suryaputra Karn||Bhishma; Step Great Grandfather of Pandavas and Kauravas||Sony TV|
|2013–2014||Beintehaa||Usman Abdullah; Fahad and Zain's father (Dead)||Colors TV|
|2013||Jodha Akbar||Bairam Khan||Zee TV|
|2011–2013||Pavitra Rishta||Digvijay Kirloskar (D.K.); Ashna's husband, Manav's Boss, Arjun's father and Purvi's Father-in-law||Zee TV|
|2010–2011||Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani||Chand Raichand; Abhay & Siddharth's adoptive father||Star One|
|2010||Once Upon A Time in Mumbai||Patrick, Sultan's henchman|
|2007||Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.||Sunil|
|2005||Sehar||Inspector Joginder Singh Solanki|
- Smoke, retrieved 30 November 2018
- "Naved Aslam". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
- "Wish there could be more roles written for actors like us". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
- "Naved Aslam". IMDb. Retrieved 1 December 2018.