Osman Khalid Butt

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Osman Khalid Butt
Osman Khalid Butt.jpg
Butt in Islamabad, 2013.
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Actor, writer
Years active 2005–present
Website Official Facebook Page

Osman Khalid Butt is a Pakistani actor and writer.


Butt made his debut in the 2007 film Zibahkhana which is Pakistan's first zombie horror film. In 2010 he started making videos on youtube as "The living picture guy" then acted in the film Slackistan which was banned after the film was refused a pass by the censor board. He also worked in theater his first show was Kuch Khaas pachees. In 2012 he acted in the romantic drama series Aik Nayee Cinderella. [1] The same year he starred as Aunn in Aunn Zara.[2] He was also featured in a drama Munkir as Zain. In 2015, he played the role of Wali Suhaib Khan in Diyar-e-Dil.[1] In 2016, he played the role of Harib in Sanam.

He is a writer, a poet and also a singer. He is also the co-founder, creative lead and poetry editor at Desi Writers Lounge,[3] an online, 24/7, 365 days a year writers' workshop and community, that aims to showcase new voices in South Asian writing through their biannual publication, 'Papercuts'.[4] He has written the screen play for film Janaan and Siyaah.[5][6] He is also the script-writer of lux style awrds 2017. He is featured as Balu in his debut film Balu Mahi along with Ainy Jaffri Rehman.



Year Film Role Notes Ref
2007 Zibahkhana O.J
2010 Slackistan Saad Banned [7][8]
2013 Siyaah Writer [6]
2016 Janaan Writer [5]
2017 Balu Mahi Bilal 10 Feb 2017 [9]


Year Serial Role Channel Ref.
2012 Aik Nayee Cinderella Mayer Geo TV [1]
2013 Aunn Zara Aunn A-Plus TV [2]
2013 Galti se Mistake Hogayi Waheed Murad Hum TV
2014 Goya Omer Hashim ARY Digital [10]
2015 Diyar-e-Dil Wali Suhaib Khan Hum TV [1]
2016 Sanam Harib Hum TV
2017 Munkir Zain PTV


  1. ^ a b c d "Working with Maya Ali is both easy and challenging: Osman Khalid Butt". Express Tribune. May 24, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Aun Zara: The perfect family show for Ramazan!". Express Tribune. July 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Desi Writers Lounge". 
  4. ^ "Papercuts". 
  5. ^ a b Sameen Hassan (May 14, 2015). "Reham Khan's first production titled 'Janaan' to release next year". The Express Tribune. Retrieved May 20, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "Siyaah has inspired film-makers, says Osman Khalid Butt". Express Tribune. June 18, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Slackistan Film Review". Hollywood Reporter. November 8, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Slackistan banned in Pakistan". January 28, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Ainy Jaffri, Osman Khalid Butt to star in upcoming film 'Balu Mahi'". Express Tribune. January 13, 2016. 
  10. ^ "'Goya' – A fast-paced, well-plotted drama". Dawn News. January 22, 2015. 

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