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Sarmad Khoosat

Sarmad Khoosat (Urdu: ???? ????? ??????) (born May 7, 1979 Sarmad Sultan Khoosat) is a Pakistani actor, director and screenwriter best known for directing the dramas Humsafar and Shehr-e-Zaat.

He is the son of veteran actor Irfan Khoosat. He rose to prominence during the mid-1990s when he created the sitcom Shashlick, which ran for over three years on PTV.


Born May 7th 1979
Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Actor, Director, Screen-Writer
Years active 1999–present
Parent(s) Irfan Khoosat

Career

Khoosat’s first television drama as a director was Piya Naam Ka Diya in 2007 in which he acted opposite filmstar Saima Syed Noor, and Irum Akhtar. Sarmad then directed a soap serial named Mujhay Apna Naam O Nishaan Milay. Khoosat’s drama, Kalmoohi that he wrote and directed, began airing on PTV in early 2010, also got good reviews. In 2011, he gained significant prominence and acclaim with the drama Pani Jaisa Piyar that aired on Hum TV.

It won him the best director award for it on LUX Style Awards. He directed Jal Pari, which was aired on GEO TV. He went on to direct Humsafar for Hum TV, which became an overnight success. His serial Shehr-e-Zaatwas popular with women.

He wrote the script for Saqib Malik’s production Ajnabee Shehr Mein. He directed episodes for Faseele Jaan Se Aagay and Ashk. In 2016 he completed shooting Main Manto. Khoosat directed the remake of the Pakistani film,Aina (1977) as a telefilm.

He conducted a workshop at the Lahore University of Management Sciences’s annual amateur film festival in June 2011

Academically, he graduated from Government College University and earned a Masters in Psychology and a gold medal. He was a member of the Debating Society of GCU.


Filmography

Television

Drama
Year Title Channel
2007 Piya Naam Ka Diya
2010 Kalmoohi PTV
2011 Pani Jaisa Pyar Hum TV
Humsafar Hum TV
2012 Ashk Geo TV
Shehr-e-Zaat Hum TV
Mera Yaqeen Ary Digital
Daagh Ary Digital
2015 Main Manto Geo TV
2016 Mor Mahal Geo TV
2017 Dankay ki Chot Geo TV

Films

Year Film Role Notes
2015 Manto Director/Saadat Hasan Manto
2016 Ek Thi Marium Director

Telefilm

Dhokay Baaz – Hum TV

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