Shehzad Sheikh

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Shehzad Sheikh
Native name شہزاد شیخ
Born (1982-09-26) September 26, 1982 (age 35)
Karachi
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Film & Television Actor, Model
Years active 2010–present
Notable work Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat
Mi Raqsam
Karachi Se Lahore
Spouse(s) Hina Mir (m. 2012 - current)
Children Shahmir Sheikh(son)
Parent(s)
Relatives

Shehzad Sheikh is a Pakistani film and television actor and model, known for playing the lead role in the 2015 film Karachi Se Lahore. He also starred in the series Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat, Mi Raqsam, and Mere Hamrahi, and a TV film Main Kukkoo Aur woh. He is the son of well-known actor Javed Sheikh.

Early life[edit]

Sheikh was born on 26 September 1982 in a Punjabi Sheikh family, to father Javed Sheikh and mother Zeenat Mangi.[1][2][3][4]

Career[edit]

Television[edit]

Sheikh is a model and actor, started his acting career from television shows like AAG TV's 2011's Dreamers in which he played the lead role of Mickey along with Ainy Jaffri.[5][1]

In 2012, Sheikh played a lead role of Mikaal Ahmad in Geo TV's series Kis Ki Ayegi Baraat's fourth season Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat along with Naveen Waqar as Annie, and the other cast included Alishba Yousuf, Bushra Ansari, Javed Sheikh, Samina Ahmed, and Hina Dilpazeer. Marina Khan directed the season and written by Vasay Chaudhry.[6] Sheikh also played another lead in 2012 as Zeeshan in the Geo's serial Mi Raqsam along with Ayeza Khan, Waseem Abbas, and Salman Shahid which Sabiha Sumar directed and written by Kifayat Rodani.[7]

In 2013, Sheikh played a supporting role in Hum TV's Halki si Khalish along with Javed Sheikh, Mehreen Raheel, and Mawra Hocane.[8][1] He also played another supporting role in 2013 in the ARY Digital's serial Mere Hamrahi as Aahad, along with Fahad Mustafa and Soniya Hussain in the lead. Furqan Khan directed while Sana Fahad wrote the serial.[9]

In 2014, Sheikh starred a supporting role in ARY's serial Bhabhi along with Aijaz Aslam and Sohai Ali Abro, which Asif Younus directed and Ghazala Aziz wrote.[10][11] He played a supporting role in the ARY's Soteli along with Ayesha Khan, Deepak Perwani, and Sabreen Hisbani, directed by Shehrazade Sheikh and written by Seema Ghazal.[12]

Over the few years of Shahzad's career, he's accomplished so much more than expected. He's astonishing performance in ARY Digitals Drama, Vasl E Yaar, left audience in amazed. His then following performance in Choti Si Zindagi, where he played a lead supporting actor.

Following just came much more amazing plays. His role as a supporting actor in Mohabbat Tumse Nafrat Hai had viewers hearts melting. His love triangle in ARY Digitals, Qurban, was one of the best.

Film[edit]

Sheikh made his film debut in 2013 with by playing a supporting role of Mikaal Qureshi in 2013 sports drama Main Hoon Shahid Afridi opposite Humayun Saeed, Noman Habib, Javed Shaikh, Mahnoor Baloch and Nadeem Baig.[1] The film was directed by Syed Ali Raza Usama and scripted by Vasay Chaudhry, released domestically on August 23, 2013 by ARY Films.[13]

In 2015, Sheikh acted a lead role in the road comedy film Karachi Se Lahore, directed by Wajahat Rauf and written by Yasir Hussain.[4][14][15] Ayesha Omer and Javed Sheikh also starred in the film, which released domestically on July 31, 2015.[16]

Personal life[edit]

Sheikh is the son of well known actor Javed Sheikh and brother of actress Momal Sheikh. He is the nephew of Saleem Sheikh and Behroze Sabzwari and cousin of Shehroz Sabzwari, all actors.[1][3] Sheikh was raised in Pakistan with very minimal interest in becoming an actor. Overtime he discovered his passion for acting and started to show interest in the field. He attending The New York Acting Academy for some time and graduated. His success thus far as an actor has been solely based off his hard and not his dependence on his father, who is known as Pakistan's biggest legend.

Sheikh got married to lawyer, Hina Mir, on December 28, 2012 in Karachi. They met at a mutual friends wedding and claimed to have fell in love at first sight.[3] The couple has a son named Shahmir Sheikh, who was born on 21 February 2015.[17]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Main Hoon Shahid Afridi Mikaal Qureshi
2015 Karachi Se Lahore Zaeem
2019 Karachi Se Lahore 3 Zaeem

Teleflim[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Main Kukkoo Aur woh Ahmad Raza Telefilm
2014 Sayaa Shahzad Teleflim
2014 Kahin pol Na Khul Jaye Farhan Teleflim
2014 Bhagtee Pareera Zaid Telefilm
2017 Band Bajj Gaya Ehsan Telefilm
2017 Eid Wid Pyar Vyar Ahmed Telefilm
2017 Han Qabool Hai Fahad Telefilm
2017 Loji Love Ho Gaya Jibran Telefilm
2017 Family Man Mikaal Telefilm
2017 Arranged Marriage Imran Telefilm
2017 Principal Nadra 19 Grade Alishaan Telefilm
2018 Rok Sako To Rok Lo Sultan Telefilm

Television[edit]

Year Title Character
2011 Dreamers Mickey
2012 Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat Mikaal
2012 Mi-Raqsam Zeehan
2013 Teesri Manzil Sami
2013 Halki si Khalish Khurram
2013–2014 Mere Hamrahi Aahad
2013–2014 Shareek-e-Hayat Waqas
2014 Bhabhi Sarim
2014 Soteli Miku
2015 Vasl-e-Yaar Asfand
2016 Dil Hi Toh Hai Faizi
2016 Izn-e-Rukhsat Haidar
2016 Choti Si Zindagi Urwa
2017 Khaali Haath (Geo TV) Haisam
2017 Mohabbat Tumse Nafrat Hai Gulraiz
2017-2018 Alif Allah Aur Insaan Basit
2017-2018 Qurban Shahmir
2018 Ghar Titli Ka Par Azar
2018 Tabeer Fawad

Nominations[edit]

He has been nominated along with Iqra Aziz for Best On-screen Couple for his work on Choti Si Zindagi at 5th Hum Awards.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Hottie of the week: Shahzad Sheikh". tribune.com.pk. December 3, 2013. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ Raza, Sumair (January 31, 2014). "Javed Sheikh Wife Neeli was a filmstar". magmedianews.com. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c "Javed Sheikh's Illegal Son from (Filmstar Neeli) and Marvi Memon Wedding Hd". awamiweb.com. January 11, 2013. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Mushtaq, Mariam. "Shahzad Sheikh's Interview". thenews.com.pk. Retrieved July 21, 2015. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Dreamers – A Telefilm/Drama for YOUTH from AAG TV (Episode 1)". pakium.com. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat (2012)". tv.com.pk. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  7. ^ Akhter, Madiha. "Mi-Raqsam–a tale of forbidden love". geo.tv. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Halki si Khalish". tv.com.pk. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Mere Humrahi (2013)". tv.com.pk. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Bhabhi (2014)". arydigital.tv. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  11. ^ Abbasi, Shahid (March 31, 2014). "Stylish Pakistani Actress Anam Tanveer's memorable role in 'BHABHI'". pakistantribe.com. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  12. ^ Kazmi, Zohaib (November 20, 2014). "Drama Serial 'Soteli' ends on a happy note". arynews.tv. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  13. ^ KAMRAN JAWAID, MOHAMMAD (July 8, 2013). "This Eid, Six Sigma says Main Hoon Shahid Afridi". dawn.com. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  14. ^ "A tale of two cities". dawn.com. April 19, 2015. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  15. ^ "Karachi Se Lahore trailer promises laughter!". arynews.tv. April 27, 2015. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Local humour in 'Karachi se Lahore' will make it worth watching". dawn.com. April 27, 2015. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Sheikh Siblings All Set for their Next Generation". fashion360.pk. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 

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