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Nadeem Baig

Mirza Nazeer Baig Mughal (born 19 July 1941), better known by hisstage name Nadeem Baig, is a Pakistani actor, singer and producer. Since the beginning of his career in 1967, he has appeared in over two hundred films and has won various awards, including the 1997Pride of Performance award.

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Born Mirza Nazeer Baig Mughal
19 July 1941 (age )
Vijayawada, India
Residence Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Film actor, producer, Singer
Years active 1967–present
Spouse(s) Farzana Present
Children 2
Awards Hilal-i-Imtiaz
Nigar Awards
Website http://www.supernadeem.com

Early life

Baig was born in Vijayawada in modern Andhra Pradesh which, in 1941, was part of Madras Presidency. Nadeem, along with artistes Talat Hussain, M. Zaheer Khan, Aftab Azeem, Saleem Jafry, and TV producer Iqbal Haider, were all discovered at the club.

He and his friends, Ameer Ahmed Khan and Qasim Siddiqui, won several music competitions. At one of those musical competitions, he was noticed by singer Ferdausi Rahman. She was impressed by his singing talent and encouraged him to try playback singing in Dhaka’s film industry.


Nadeem’s film career spans more than 40 years. He started his career in 1967 and appeared in his first filmChakori in a leading role with Shabana as opposite actress. The film was produced and directed by Captain Ehtesham, who, in real life, became his father-in-law in 1968.

The film did well in both circuits of Pakistani film industry, i.e., West and East. He achieved Nigar Award in the best actor’s category for Chakori. Nadeem’s films include Nadan (1973), Anari, Pechan (1975), Talashi (1976), Aina (1977), Hum Donon (1980), Lajawab, Qurbani (1981), Sangdil (1982), and Dehleez (1983).

He made a screen pairing with actress Shabnam with whom he acted in most of his films. Besides acting, Nadeem has sung many songs for films.

Personal life

Nadeem married in 1967. The couple has two sons.

Select filmography

  • Chakori (1967)
  • Diya Aur Toofan (1969)
  • Daman Aur Chingari (1973)
  • Aina (1977)
  • Bandish
  • Dil Lagi
  • Umang
  • Mukhra
  • Naadan
  • Chote Sahab
  • Dhaagh
  • Mukhra (1988)
  • Sargam (1995)
  • Dupatta Jal Raha Hai (1998)
  • Koi Tujh Sa Kahan (2005)
  • Mein Ek Din Laut Kay Aaoon Ga (2007)
  • Love Mein Gum (2011)
  • Main Hoon Shahid Afridi (2013)
  • The System (2014)
  • Hijrat (2016)
  • Sikander (2016)
  • Zarrar (2016)


Year Drama Title Channel
2005 Riyasat ARY Digital
2007 Saheli Hum TV
2014 Jaan Hatheli Par PTV Home
2016 Tum Yaad Aaye ARY Digital TV
2016 Rishta Hai Jaisey Khawab Sa TVOne Global TV

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