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Yasir Hussain

Yasir Hussain is a Pakistani actor and writer from Islamabad best known for his comic roles.

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Yasir Hussain (left) with Gulshan Grover (right) at Karachi Se Lahore premier in Los Angeles, August 2015
Born Islamabad, Pakistan
Nationality  Pakistan
Occupation
  • Actor
  • VJ
  • Screenwriter
  • Playwright
Years active 2013 -present

Early life and career

Yasir was born in Islamabad, Pakistan to a Punjabi Muslim family. Yasir stated in an interview that his father wanted him to become an actor.
Yasir moved to Karachi to begin his career where became a VJ for Aag TV. He worked as a VJ for two years and then he joined a theatre where he started writing and acting in plays. He has written and acted in various plays and was apart of Anwar Maqsood’s “Angan Terha”, “Pawney 14 August” and “Sawa 14 August”.

Yasir made his Lollywood debut in the film Karachi Se Lahorewritten by himself and directed by Wajahat Rauf.

He has also acted in television serials including sitcom Coke Kahani and drama serial Dareecha.

Yasir will also appear in Lahore Se Aagey which is sequel to Karachi Se Lahore and is expected to release on November 11, 2016. And Senti Aur Mental which is written and directed by Yasra Rizvi.

Films

No. Title Role Year Notes
1. Karachi Se Lahore Moti 2015 Lollywood debut
2. Ho Mann Jahaan 2016 Dialogue Writer
3. Lahore Se Aagey Moti 2016 Upcoming Film
4. Band Toh Ab Bajay Ga 2016 Upcoming Film, Script Writer
5. Senti Aur Mental TBA 2016 Upcoming Film
6. Arth 2 cameo appearance TBA upcoming film

Television

No. Title Year Notes
1. Coke Kahani 2012
2. Dareecha 2012
3. Kiya Life Hai 2014
4. Family Man 2012
4. Dilwali Dulha Le Jayegi 2016 Telefilm

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