Hamza Ali Abbasi (born June 23, 1984) is a Pakistani theatre, film and television actor, model and director.
He is known for his roles as Afzal in the drama serial Pyarey Afzal, and as Azam in the drama serial Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley.
Abbasi began his acting career in 2006 in the play Dally in the Dark, which was produced by Shah Shahrahbeel.
He made his film debut in a short film, The Glorious Resolve (2010), directed by Bilal Lashari.
In 2013, he appeared in two feature films, Main Hoon Shahid Afridi and Waar, for which he received the Best Star Debut Male and Best Supporting Actor awards at the 1st ARY Film Awards.
He received praise for playing the parallel lead in the romantic comedy Jawani Phir Nahi Ani (2015).
|Born||June 23, 1984
|Relatives||Fazila Abbasi (sister)|
Abbasi studied in the United States and returned to Pakistan to pursue his career.
He started his career in 2006 as a theatre actor and appeared in several plays such as Bombay Dreams, Phantom of the Opera, and Home is Where Your Clothes Are.
He made his directorial debut with the feature film Mud House and the Golden Doll, which he describes as a simple story about simple people.
He voiced Baba bandook, the main antagonist, and Vadero Pajero in the Unicorn Black produced animated series, Burka Avenger.
|2006||Dally in the Dark||Shah Shahrahbeel|
|Home is Where Your Clothes Are|
|The Addams Family|
|2008||Phantom of the Opera|
|2009||Tom, Dick and Harry||Shah Shahrahbeel|
|2010||Moulin Rouge||Ghazala Siddiqui|
|2011||The Glorious Resolve||Yes||Tariq||Documentary film|
|Mudhouse And The Golden Doll||Yes||Malang||Yes||Directorial debut|
|2013||Main Hoon Shahid Afridi||Yes||Maulvi Majeed||ARY Film Award for Best Star Debut Male|
|Waar||Yes||Ehtisham||ARY Film Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|2015||Jawani Phir Nahi Ani||Yes||Saif|
|2016||Ho Mann Jahaan||Yes||Malang Baba||Cameo appearance|
|2017||Maula Jatt 2||Yes||Noori Nath|
|TBA||Parwaaz Hay Junoon||Yes||TBA||In Production|
|2012||Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley||Azam||TV Debut|
|2013||Burka Avenger||Baba Bandook||Voice Over|
|Pyaray Afzal||Afzal Subhanullah||Drama serial, Main role|
|Ek Tha Raja aur Ek Thi Rani||Farhan||Telefilm|
|Gullo Weds Gooli||Gullo||Telefilm|
|2016||Mann Mayal||Salahuddin||Main role|
- Co-hosted 3rd Hum Awards in 2015
- Co-hosted 1st ARY Film Awards in 2014
Awards and nominations
|Year||Ceremony date||Award||Nominated Work||Category||Result|
|2013||May 24, 2014||ARY Film Awards||Waar||Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|Main Hoon Shahid Afridi||Best Star Debut Male||Won|
|2015||September 30, 2015||Lux Style Awards||Pyarey Afzal||Best TV Actor||Won|
|2016||April 16, 2016||ARY Film Awards||Jawani Phir Nahi Ani||Best Supporting Actor||Won|