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Fahad Mustafa
فہد مصطفٰی
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Fahad Mustafa in 2020
Fahad Salahuddin

(1983-06-26) 26 June 1983 (age 41)
Nationality Pakistani
Alma mater Baqai Medical University, Karachi (dropped out)
Years active 2002–present
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Sana Fahad
(m. 2006)
Children 2
  • Salahuddin Tunio (father)

Fahad Salahuddin (Urdu: فہد صلاح الدین) commonly known as Fahad Mustafa (Urdu: فہد مصطفٰی) is a Pakistani film and television actor and producer who is best known for hosting Jeeto Pakistan, a game show that airs on ARY Digital and he made his debut film as Na Maloom Afraad (2014).

Early life

Mustafa was born to a Sindhi family in Karachi, Pakistan. His father, Salahuddin Tunio, is a well-known Sindhi actor, and he has two brothers and one sister.

Although he initially pursued a degree in doctor of pharmacy at the Baqai Medical University in Karachi, but he dropped out before completing his studies.


Mustafa was first noticed in Sheeshay Ka Mahal. In 2008, he ventured into television production. His other notable television serials include Yeh Zindagi Hai, Haal-e-Dil, Bahu Rani, Ae Dasht-e-Junoon, Masuri, Aashti, Pul Siraat, Mastana Mahi, Main Abdul Qadir Hoon, and Koi Nahi Apna. He has been the host of the well-known game show Jeeto Pakistan since 2014.

He hosted the 1st Hum Awards ceremonies in 2013 in Karachi, and the 2nd ARY Film Awards in 2016 in Dubai. In 2017, he hosted the launching ceremony for the Karachi Kings, a Pakistan Super League team franchise. He then also hosted the opening ceremony of the 2017 Pakistan Super League in Dubai.

He made his film debut in 2014 in director Nabeel Qureshi's Na Maloom Afraad. It was declared a box office hit. In 2016, he starred in Anjum Shahzad's Mah e Mir and Qureshi's Actor in Law. Actor in Law did very well at the box office, winning Film of the Year Award in the 16th Lux Style Awards, where Mustafa also won the Best Actor Award for his role in the film. He then had a voice role in Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's animated film 3 Bahadur: The Revenge of Baba Balaam. In 2018, he starred in Nadeem Baig's Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 and Qureshi's Load Wedding; both of which released on same day, 22 August 2018.

He will also be producing three films; the first Anjum Shehzad's Band Toh Ab Bajay Ga, which will be written by Yasir Hussain; the second one will be written by Ali Imran under ARY Films banner; and a third one for which no details have been announced yet.

Personal life

In 2006, Mustafa married Pakistani writer Sana Fahad. The couple has two children, a daughter born in April 2011, and a son born in January 2016.



dagger Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Movie Role(s) Notes Ref.
2014 Na Maloom Afraad Farhan Debut film
2015 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani Himself Special appearance
2016 Mah e Mir Ahmad Jamal/Mir Taqi Mir Official submission for the 89th Academy Awards
Actor in Law Shan Mirza
3 Bahadur: The Revenge of Baba Balaam Imran (voice)
2017 Na Maloom Afraad 2 Farhan
2018 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 Rahat
Load Wedding Raja
3 Bahadur: Rise of the Warriors Imran (voice)
2022 Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad Inspector Gulab Mughal
0TBA Band Toh Ab Bajay Ga dagger TBD Big Bang Productions debut film

Selected television

Year Drama Role
2003 Umrao Jaan Ada
2004 Wujood-e-Laraib
2005 Shiddat
Lahasil Masuri Zain Adaab
2006 Makan Gulfam
2008 Yeh Zindagi Hai Bhola
2009 Tum Jo Miley Hadi
Veena Veena
Woh ishq
2010 Sandal
Main Abdul Qadir Hoon Abdul Qadir
2011 Zindagi Dhoop Tum Ghana Saya Mazhar
Main Chand Si Farhan
Mastana Mahi Adal Soomro
Ek Hatheli Pe Hina Ek Hatheli Pe Lahoo
2012 Mera Saaein 2 Malik Wajahat Hayat
Ek Tamanna Lahasil Si Mohsin
2013 Daagh Murad
Kankar Sikandar
Mere Hamrahi Ahmed
2014 Koi Nahi Apna Hamza
Maaye Ni
Pul Sirat
2015 Dusri Bivi Hassan

As host

Year show
2009–14 Jago Pakistan Jago
2014 –present Jeeto Pakistan

As producer

(Under banner of Big Bang Entertainment)

Year Title Network
2013 Meri Beti ARY Digital
2014 Koi Nahi Apna ARY Digital
2014 Dusri Biwi ARY Digital
2014 Bahu Begum
2015 Rang Laaga ARY Digital
2015 Mere Jeevan Saathi ARY Digital
2015 Begunaah ARY Digital
2015 Zinda Dargor ARY Digital
2016 Bay Aib Urdu 1
2016 Yeh Ishq ARY Digital
2016 Waada ARY Digital
2016 Muqabil ARY Digital
2016 Beqasoor ARY Digital
2016 Andaaz-e-Sitam Urdu 1
2016 Haya Kay Rang ARY Zindagi
2016 Naimat ARY Digital
2016 Tum Yaad Aaye ARY Digital
2016 Aap Ke Liye ARY Digital
2016 Saheliyaan ARY Digital
2016 Mere Baba ki Ounchi Haveli ARY Zindagi
2016 Teri Chah Mein ARY Digital
2016 Mera Yaar Miladay ARY Digital
2016 Socha Na Tha ARY Zindagi
2016 Dil Haari ARY Zindagi
2016 Shehzada Saleem ARY Digital
2017 Bubbly Kya Chahti Hai ARY Digital
2017 Mubarak Ho Beti Hui Hai ARY Digital
2017 Zaakham ARY Digital
2017 Bilqees Urf Bitto Urdu 1
2017 Bachay Baraye Farokht Urdu 1
2017 Teri Raza ARY Digital
2017 ARY Digital
2017 Aisi Hai Tanhai ARY Digital
2018 Meri Guriya ARY Digital
2018 Nibah ARY Digital
2018 Babban Khala Ki Betiyann ARY Digital
2018 Badbakht ARY Zindagi
2018 Balaa ARY Digital
2018 Khudparast ARY Digital
2018 Visaal ARY Digital
2019 Cheekh ARY Digital
2019 Bandish ARY Digital
2019 Hasad ARY Digital
2019 Bewafa ARY Digital
2020 Ishqiya ARY Digital
2020 Jalan ARY Digital
2020–2021 Nand ARY Digital
2020 Aulaad ARY Digital
2020 Dunk ARY Digital
2021 Ishq Hai ARY Digital
2021 Lockdown Express Entertainment
2021 Hum Tum Express Entertainment
2022 Dil-e-Veeran ARY Digital
2022 Mujhe Pyaar Hua Tha ARY Digital

Awards and nominations

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref
Lux Style Awards
2009 Kaisey Aye Karar Best TV Actor (Terrestrial) Nominated
2010 Veena Best TV Actor (Satellite) Nominated
2011 Haal-e-Dil Nominated
2012 Abdul Qadir – Main Abdul Qadir Hoon Nominated
Adal Soomro – Mastana Mahi Nominated
2014 Murad – Daagh Nominated
Sikandar – Kankar Nominated
2015 Farhan – Na Maloom Afraad Best Film Actor Nominated
2017 Jamal/Mir – Mah e Mir Best Lead Actor in a Film Nominated
Shan Mirza – Actor in Law Won
2018 Farhan – Na Maloom Afraad 2 Nominated
2019 Raja – Load Wedding Best Film Actor (Critics' choice) Won
Hum Awards
2013 Jago Pakistan Jago Hum Award for Best Host Won
2014 Sikandar – Kankar Hum Award for Best Actor Nominated
Hum Award for Best Actor Popular Nominated
Kankar (shared with Sanam Baloch) Hum Award for Best Onscreen Couple Nominated
Hum Award for Best Onscreen Couple Popular Nominated
Hum Style Awards
2016 Jeeto Pakistan Most Stylish TV Host Nominated
International Pakistan Prestige Awards
2017 Shan Mirza – Actor in Law Best Film Actor Won
Pakistan International Film Festival
2018 Shan Mirza – Actor in Law Best Actor (Male) Won

Production awards

Ceremony Category Project Result
15th Lux Style Awards Best TV Play Rang Laaga Nominated
17th Lux Style Awards Muqabil
18th Lux Style Awards Aisi Hai Tanhai
19th Lux Style Awards Cheekh
21st Lux Style Awards Ishq Hai
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