Sheheryar Munawar

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Sheheryar Munawar Siddiqui
Born Sheheryar Munawar Siddiqui
1988 (age 29–30)[1]
Karachi, Pakistan
Occupation Actor, Model, producer
Years active 2012–present
Relatives Sultana Siddiqui (aunt)

Sheheryar Munawar (born 1988[1]) is a Pakistani actor and film producer. He is notable for his role in Hum TV serial Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley, for which he won Hum Award for Best New Sensation Television.[2][3] He followed it with roles in male-centric serials such as Tanhaiyan Naye Silsilay, Kahi Un Kahi, Zindagi Gulzar Hai and Aasmanon Pay Likha.

Family[edit]

His father, Air Commodore (R) Munawar Alam Siddiqui, was in the Pakistan Air Force before switching to business after retirement, his sister Nadia is a business graduate, while his elder brother, Asfandyar, who passed away in a car accident on 23 December 2012, was an investment banker.[4] His younger brother, Manoucheher, was wounded in a cafe shooting in 2011.[5]

In a 2018 interview with Samina Peerzada, he revealed that he's of Sindhi descent from his paternal side and Brahui maternally, while the influential TV director and producer Sultana Siddiqui is his aunt.[6]

Education[edit]

Sheheryar studied A-levels at Southshore School, and then completed his Bachelors in Finance from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.[1]

Career[edit]

Sheheryar started his career as a model and then became an actor. He made his debut with the Hum TV's drama serial Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley in which he played the character of a deaf and dumb boy. He also appeared in Tanhaiyan Naye Silsilay, Kahi Unkahi and Zindagi Gulzar Hai.[2]

Television[edit]

Year Serial Role Channel
2012 Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley[2] Arooj Hum TV
2012-2013 Tanhaiyan Naye Silsilay[7][2] Zarak ARY Digital
2012 Kahi Un Kahi Shehreyar Hum TV
2012-2013 Zindagi Gulzar Hai[2] Osama Hum TV
2013-2014 Aasmanon Pay Likha Aaliyan GEO TV

Filmography[edit]

Key
Film are currently on Cinema
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Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes Ref
2016 Ho Mann Jahaan Arhaan Also producer;Lux Style Award for best Supporting Actor [8]
2017 Project Ghazi Zain [9]
2018 Saat Din Mohabbat In Tipu [10]
2019 Paray Hat Love Films that have not yet been released TBA Announced [11]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result
2013 Hum Awards Best New Sensation Male Won
2016 Hum Style Awards Most Stylish Film Actor Nominated
2017 Lux Style Awards Best Supporting Actor Won

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