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Ahmed Ali Akbar
Ahmed Ali Akbar in 2019
|Occupation||Actor, Tennis Player, Singer|
Ahmed Ali Akbar (Urdu: احمد علی اکبر) is a Pakistani actor, singer, TV host and former national-level tennis player. He marked his television debut at the age of thirteen on PTV's drama Stop Watch. Ali made his stage debut in 2008 and received critical appraisal for his work. He guest-starred in his film debut with the 2013 film Siyaah and started his professional television career in 2014, since then he has starred in several television series. He was critically acclaimed for his performance in Film Laal Kabootar.He won Lux Style Awards for Best Film Actor for Laal Kabootar
Ali was born in Rawalpindi to Pakistani tennis coach Muhammad Ali Akbar. Ali played tennis on a national level before pursuing his film career. He also played cricket and football at club level. At one point he wanted to go into professional cricket but abandoned the option because of nepotism.
His younger brother, Abid Ali Akbar, who also plays tennis, has been called "Pakistan’s next emerging hope" in the sport.
He marked his television career at the age of thirteen on PTV's drama Stop Watch, after which he was singing for a progressive rock band, the Islamabad-based Nafs, for some ten years before going back into acting on some friend's advice, in a play written by Osman Khalid Butt. Ali made his stage debut in 2008 and received critical appraisal for his work.
He guest starred in his 2013 debut film Siyaah and started his professional television career in 2014, as a lead actor in the drama Shehr-e-Ajnabi. The next year he starred in the box-office hit Karachi Se Lahore, as well as in its sequel Lahore Se Aagey in 2016 which was also a commercial success.
In 2017 He played the lead role opposite Yumna Zaidi in Hum TV's Romantic Play Yeh Raha Dil their on-screen chemistry was highly appreciated and praised by the audience.
He then grabbed one of the leading roles in Parchi, in 2018, which was well received at the box-office. He also directed the stunts for the film.
In 2019 he starred in Laal Kabootar, a crime-thriller movie set in Karachi, which is also famed music video director Kamal Khan's first feature film, sharing the screen with Mansha Pasha and Ali Kazmi, and which was well-received by the critics. In 2019 he also worked for superhit drama serial Ehd-e-Wafa which was ISPR's presentation and aired on PTV Home and Hum TV
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|2012||The Taming of the Shrew||as Tranio|
|2014||Grease||as Danny Zuko|
|2015||Karachi se Lahore||Sam||Wajahat Rauf|
|2016||Ho Mann Jahan||Asim Raza||Cameo|
|2016||Lahore Se Aagey||Sam||Wajahat Rauf||Cameo|
|2018||Parchi||Saqlain||Azfar Jafri||Also the stunts director|
|2019||Laal Kabootar||Adeel Nawaz||Kamal Khan||Best Actor Award at South Asian Film Festival.|
|2019||Heer Maan Ja||Policeman||Azfar Jafri||Special Appearance|
|2019||Parey Hut Love||Asim Raza||cameo|
|2013||Burka Avenger||Peon (voice)||Animated Play|
|2016||Mera Yaar Miladay||Fahad|
|Yeh Raha Dil||Zaki||Nominated-Hum Award for Best on-screen couple along with Yumna Zaidi|
|Phir Wohi Mohabbat||Waleed|
|2018||Tajdeed e Wafa||Arsal|
|2019||Ehd E Wafa||Sheheryar|
Awards and nominations
|2018||6th Hum Awards||Best Onscreen Couple Popular for Yeh Raha Dil|||Nominated|
|2019||8th Washington DC South Asian Film Festival Awards||Best Actor Award for Laal Kabootar||Won|
|2020||Hum Awards 2020||Most Stylish Actor Television Male||Nominated|
|2020||Lux Style Awards||Lux Style Award for Best Film Actor for Laal Kabootar|||Won|
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