8 June 1991 |
Burnage, Manchester, England
|Known for||Role of Zeedan Nazir|
|Television||Shameless (2007-2013) Coronation Street (2014-)|
Akhtar appeared in Mischief Night in 2006. He later joined the cast of Shameless and played the recurring character of Chesney Karib. He has also appeared in Waterloo Road. In 2014, Akhtar was cast as Zeedan Nazir, the son of Kal Nazir (Jimi Mistry), in the long-running soap opera, Coronation Street.