A Pakistani youngster from KP, 29-year-old Mashood Alam Malik has just landed in a lead role in an upcoming Hollywood short film ‘The Cure’. This made us wonder how many Pakistani actors have worked in Hollywood movies and made a mark.
In this article, we will share with our readers about Pakistani actors who have worked in Hollywood movies.
Farhan Tahir, an artist who grew up in Pakistan has made his country extremely proud by working in many different characters including The Jungle Book, Picture Perfect, A Price Above Rubies, Anywhere But Here, ABCD, A Town Without Pity, Manticore, Charlie Wilson’s War, Iron Man, Star Trek, Ashes, Elysium, Torn, Escape Plan, Mr. Jones, and Jinn.
The rockstar, Meesha Shafi starred in The Reluctant Fundamentalist/ A film that was based on a book written by Mohsin Hamid. Back in 2012, the singer/actor made her debut in Hollywood in a supporting role.
Adnan Siddique is a household name in Pakistan with some amazing projects under his belt. Adnan worked with Angelina Jolie in the movie called ‘A Mighty Heart’ back in 2007. Also, veteran Pakistani actor Sajid Hasan and highly talented Aly Khan were also seen alongside Adnan in the movie.
Iqbal hails from Pakistan and has worked in numerous Hollywood movies including Transformers, Playing for Keeps, Blind Dating with his ‘Principal’ role in the TV Show Glee being the most famous of all.
The beautiful Mahnoor Baloch has not just made Pakistan proud through her acting, but also worked in a Hollywood called Torn alongside Pakistani actor Faran Tahir back in 2013.
And the list goes on. There are many singers including Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Atif Aslam and more artists who have made Pakistan proud by making their mark in Hollywood.