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Adnan Siddiqui
عدنان صدیقی
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Born (1969-10-23) 23 October 1969 (age 54)
Occupation Tv actor, film actor, model, producer, Host
Years active 1988–present
Known for A Mighty Heart (Hollywood film)
Aroosa (PTV)
Ishq Junoon Deewangi
Mere Paas Tum Ho
Palwasha Siddiqui
(m. 1999)
Relatives Asad Siddiqui (nephew)

Adnan Siddiqui (Urdu: عدنان صدیقی born 23 October 1969) is a Pakistani actor, producer and model who has worked in Lollywood and Hollywood and also made his debut in Bollywood with the Hindi film Mom (2017). He also has his own production house, Cereal Entertainment, churning out serials like Aadat and Ghughi. After PTV's classical drama Aroosa, he played a supporting role in Mere Paas Tum Ho.

Early life and education

He is the youngest in a family of eight children, born in Lahore where his father moved from Uttar Pradesh before shifting the whole family to Karachi some time after the birth of Adnan. Siddiqui was educated at the St. Patrick's High School, Karachi.

His nephew is the actor Asad Siddiqui.


He has appeared in many commercials and drama serials, including Aroosa, Pal Do Pal, Meri Adhoori Mohabbat, Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan, Doraha, Hawa Rait Aur Aangan, Choti Si Kahani, Vasl and Parsa. Siddiqui first started his filming career in the 1990s; he became notable for being cast in the popular drama Uroosa and one of the famous travel reality shows of the time Gulls & Guys directed by Shoaib Mansoor. In 2002, he was nominated for Best Actor (TV) in the Lux Style Awards and was its red carpet host. He also played a small role alongside Angelina Jolie and Irrfan Khan in the 2007 film A Mighty Heart. In 2010, Siddiqui won Best Supporting Actor Award for Ishq Junoon Deewangi on Pakistan Media Award. He made his debut in Pakistani film Yalghaar. Siddiqui has acted in the roles that were better suited for the young actors and he admitted that "people ask why I act with women half my age".


Year Movie Role Director Notes
2007 A Mighty Heart Dost Aliani Michael Winterbottom Hollywood film
2016 Yalghaar Col. Imran Hassan Rana Urdu film
2017 Mom Anand Sabarwal Ravi Udyawar Hindi film
2022 Dum Mastam Director (Cameo) Mohammed Ehteshamuddin Also producer with Akhtar Hasnain under Cereal Entertainment
Carma - The Movie Ali Khan Kashan Admani Pakistani Film
0TBA Umro Ayyar - A New Beginning Azfar Jafri Pakistani Film

Adnan Siddiqui is featuring in Kashan Admani's directorial debut, Carma - The Movie. The movie is a crime thriller based on a kidnapping and features Zhalay Sarhadi, Naveen Waqar, and more.

Another expected project of Siddiqui is Umro Ayyar- A New Beginning is going to be released in 2022. This movie is a thriller based on a Persian legend Umro Ayyar featuring Usman Mukhtar, Sanam Saeed, Faran Tahir & more.

He also made his film production debut for film Dum Mastam which starrs Imran Ashraf and Amar Khan in lead roles and is expected to release on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr in 2022.


As an actor

Year Title Role TV Channel Notes Ref
1994 Aroosa PTV Classical hit, Directed by Qasim Jalali
1996 Pal Do Pal Super hit, Written by Haseena Moin
1998 Saibaan Written by Naheed Sultana Akhtar
1999 Colony 52 Memerable
Samander Hai Darmiyan Memerable
Ghulam Gardish Memerable
Tum kya milay Zohaib Memerable
2000 Kabhi Kabhi Pyaar Main Super Hit, Directed By Afreen Baig
2001 Zaib-un-Nisa Mahmud Directed by Sahira Kazmi
2003 Umrao Jaan Ada Geo Entertainment
Mehndi Taha PTV Super hit drama, Directed By Muhammad Javed Fazil
2004 Wajood-E-Lariab Mohid Farooq Indus TV Written by Umera Ahmed
2005 Aandhi PTV
2006 Manzil Sajid ARY Digital
2007 Yaadain PTV Nominted for 7th Lux Style Awards in the category of Best TV Play (Terrestrial)
Dually Wed (aka Aurat Aur Char Dewari) Rafiq ARY Digital TV movie
Wilco Major Jamshed PTV
2008 Meri Adhoori Mohabbat Geo Entertainment
Kaisa Yeh Junoon ARY Digital Nominated in the 2 categories of 8th Lux Style Awards
Socha Na Tha
2008–2009 Doraha Azfar Geo Entertainment Nominated in 4 categories of 9th Lux Style Awards, Written by Umera Ahmed
2009 Mulaqat Hum TV
Aania TVOne Pakistan
Shiddat Hum TV Directed By M.JAvaid Fazil
Meri Jaan Hum TV
2009–2010 Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan Aadil Geo Entertainment Nominated for 5 categories of 10th Lux Style Awards, Written by Umera Ahmad
2010 Vasl Hashim Hum TV Directed by Mehreen Jabbar
Thori Si Wafa Chahiye Jasim Geo TV
Hawa Rait Aur Aangan PTV Directed by Ali Rizvi
Diya Jalay Asfand ARY Digital
Choti Si Kahani Ahmed PTV Nominated for 6 categories of THE 3RD PAKISTAN MEDIA AWARDS, Written by Haseena Moin
2010–2011 Parsa Salman Hum TV Dramatized By Tahira Wasti
2011 Kasi Yeh Agan PTV Home
2011–2012 Jal Pari Rashid Geo Entertainment Directed by Sarmad Khoosat
2011 Meray Qatil Meray Dildar Bakhtiar Hum TV
2011 Maat Faisal Hum TV Written by Umera Ahmed
2011 Mohabbat Rooth Jaye Toh Zain Hum TV Written by Faiza Iftikhar
2012 Shikwa Na Shikyat Hai Express Entertainment
Mohabbat Jaye Bhar Mein Basharat Hum TV
Sandal Geo Entertainment special appearance
Pat Jahr Ke Bad Urdu 1
2013 Humnasheen Hasan Hum TV
2013–2014 Ek Thi Paro TV One
2014 Darmiyan ARY Digital
Aahista Aahista Zawar Hum TV
Ru Baru Taimur Hum TV
Mere Humdum Mere Dost Haydar Urdu 1 Writer Farhat Ishtiaq
Jaanam A-Plus TV
2015 Kitna Satatay Ho Hasan Hum TV
Pakeeza Azeem Hum TV Written by Bushra Ansari
Karb Hamza Hum TV
Mohabbat Ho Gayi Tumse Ryam TV One Pakistan Written by Haseena Moin
2015–2016 Dil Tere Naam Urdu 1
2016–2017 Khushboo ka safar TV One
2017 Aitbaar Aaj Entertainment
Sammi Rashid Hum TV Written by Noor ul Huda Shah
2018 Ghughi Rashid TV One based on Amrita Pritam's novel
Belapur Ki Dayan Shakir Hum TV Nominated for 6 categories of Hum Awards
2019–2020 Mere Paas Tum Ho Shehwar ARY Digital Numerous Hit, Written by Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar
Yeh Dil Mera Mir Farooq Zaman Hum TV Written by Farhat Ishtiaq
2020 Jeeto Pakistan League (Season 1) (live; himself) ARY Digital Captain (Lahore Falcons)/5th Position
2021 Jeeto Pakistan League (Season 2) Captain (Lahore Falcons)/Winner
2022 Jeeto Pakistan League (Season 3) Captain (Lahore Falcons)
Tamasha (2022 TV series) Presenter (Tv Host)
2023 Siyaah Bedaar Green Entertainment Epsidoe "Iqbal e Jurm"
Khushbo Mein Basay Khat Ahmed Zaryab Hum TV

As a producer

As a producer, he has produced several television series and upcoming feature film, Dum Mastam under his production banner, Cereal Productions.

  • Seeta Bagri
  • Pujaran
  • Jalti Baarish
  • Aadat
  • Ghughi
  • Saiyaan Way
  • Mein Na Janoo (co-produced with Momina Duraid
  • Ghamandi
  • Dum Mastam (feature film)

Awards and nominations

Year Awards Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2005 The 1st Indus Drama Awards Best Actor Serial in a Leading Role Nominated
2010 Pakistan Media Award Best Supporting Actor Ishq Junoon Deewangi Won
2012 Hum Awards Best Actor Meray Qatil Meray Dildar Nominated
2013 Best Actor Humnasheen Nominated
2014 Aahista Aahista Nominated
2015 Karb Nominated
2017 Sammi Won
2017 Best Onscreen Couple Popular Sammi Nominated
2019 Best Actor Popular Belapur Ki Dayan Nominated

Lux Style Awards

Ceremony Category Project Result
1st Lux Style Awards Best TV Actor N/A Nominated
12th Lux Style Awards Best TV Actor (Satellite) Meray Qatil Meray Dildar
17th Lux Style Awards Best TV Actor Sammi
18th Lux Style Awards Best TV Track Ghughi
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