Five Pakistani Actors Who Worked in Bollywood

Bollywood film Industry is one of the famous industries in the whole sub-continent and It is no secret that Pakistani superstars who worked in the Bollywood industry have shown talent and beauty therefore Bollywood always gives them a chance to perform. There are a lot of Pakistani celebrities who have collaborated with big Bollywood directors and showcased their true acting skills and a golden style.

The relations between the two countries i.e. Pakistan and India (in terms of showbiz industry) as many Pakistani singers and actors worked together and created masterpieces. They have potential to create something mind blowing.

Not only Pakistani actors worked in Bollywood and perform well and also some Pakistani singers are famous in Bollywood like,

  • Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Sahab,
  • Adnan Sami
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan,
  • Ghulam Ali
  • Atif Aslam etc.

They left their shadow in Bollywood with wonderful and iconic songs that are still getting fame with great lyrics. We have recently seen the Indian singers making remake of some of those songs.

Do you know there are a lot of Pakistani superstars who have worked with the Bollywood film Industry? I am going to share with you some of them…

Are you excited? 

So let’s get started!

Javed Sheikh

One of the best and experienced actors of Pakistani cinema who have adopted the flow of the industry soon is Javed Sheikh. He never stuck with the old style. Rather he has performed very well in every era of the film industry. He has done amazing movies on Big Screen. He also worked with Shahrukh Khan and his performance was amazing with King Khan. He has also performed with Rishi Kapoor and Ashay Kumar. Likewise, He spend good time with Bollywood actors.

Javed Sheikh was a well-known and respected actor within the Bollywood industry due his seniority level. He is one who has achieved success also in India. He is one of the open-minded actors who accepted the change and started his journey in Indian cinema with great success. He always did amazing roles and the uniqueness of all these roles can reveal his talent.


Ali Zafar

Every person in this world has a turning point of life in which he either has success or failure. In this way, Ali Zafar got the turning point due to singing with his exceptional voice which was really great. He got started with an acting career in a low-budget film ‘Tere Bin Laden‘ which was one of the well performed movies done by Ali Zafar. There were two parts of that film which opened the way for him in a new direction.

Ali Zafar has worked in many fields of showbiz industry and he is a great singer, writer and artist and if we want to define him, we can say that he is all-rounder. Like Javed Sheikh, Ali Zafar also got the opportunity to work with big banners too. His first record-breaking hit was “Mere Brother ki Dulhan“, which was produced under the banner of Yash Raj Films which also helped him to grow well in the Bollywood industry. And after these successful movies he got started with some amazing films and reached high peaks in his career. His well-known movies in which he have worked are,

  • Kill Dil,
  • Dear Zindagi,
  • Golmaal Again etc.

He performed many films for the Pakistani film industry in which recently he performed a lead role in an iconic and superhit movie which is “Teefa in Trouble”. It is full of thrills, actions, comedy, and drama. He also found the opportunity to perform before Mr. Amitabh Bachan at KBC which was also a great opportunity and memorable moment of his life.


Fawad Khan

Fawad Khan is an ionic character in love story movies in Pakistan but also in India in which he plays amazing roles with his attractive expression. He has a charming and attractive personality. Therefore, Bollywood offered him to work with them which was his first film ‘Khoobsurat’ with Sonam Kapoor. In that movie his acting was highly appreciated and people were impressed by his charming acting. Soon after, he became a Dharma boy and worked on his first big film under Karan Johar-owned Dharma Production. Bollywood selected him to host the IIFA awards show with Karan Johar, he was doing great there with good speaking skills.

He have also done great movie i.e. ‘Kapoor and Sons’ along with Rishi Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra etc. It was the story of two boys of kapoor and they got a crush on the same girl. Therefore they started fighting. The role of the girl was played by Alia Bhatt. You will see some other roles like their loving mother. He played the role of big brother there. He has also done Ae Dil Hai Mushkil under Dharma Production which is also a great masterpiece created by Dharma Production.



Saba Qamar

Saba Qamar is one of the legendary actresses of Pakistan. She have performed multiple roles in showbiz industry. She got an opportunity in different mediums of showbiz like Pakistani Drama Serial, Pakistani Film Industry, or Bollywood etc. Sabar Qamar is one of the multi talented superstar Pakistani actresses who has portrayed some iconic roles which are memorable for a long time. She has also worked in PTV Dramas. She performed a great role in a drama named ‘Baaghi’ and it shows her brevity that she played her role in this drama serial. Collectively, she has played many of the difficult roles which you can think about. As I have discussed about her open-minded nature, he took many steps that made her a famous personality. She has done some beauty soap ads which were criticized by Pakistani audiences. But she does not have heart and she also worked in Bollywood films. She is a famous actress who is also liked by the Indian audience due to her appealing look and open expressions. She played the role with the most talented actor Irrfan Khan(late) in ‘Hindi Medium’ and she was nominated for Filmfare Award as Best Actress of Bollywood’s Film industry.


Sajal Ali

She is one of the beautiful actresses who have played great roles in Pakistani Dramas. Due to his innocent nature, she can express any innocent role in a drama or film. People like her acting and want her TV serials. She got a chance to act in ‘Sinf-e-Ahan’ which is a short drama by the Pakistan Army. She played an innocent lady there and wanted to fight with others’ views about her. She overcome her fear and prove herself strong. This drama serial is like by Pakistanis and Indians both. We can say that when we talk about the talented and rising stars of the Pakistani entertainment industry, how can we forget Sajal Ali who has left people speechless with her acting skills. She started her Bollywood’s journey with the late Sridevi and definitely it was a special moment for her in Bollywood’s career.


Pakistan and India are countries which need to improve their relationship. Showbiz industry is one of the leading assets that can help to build good relationships. When any actor works with Bollywood, it helps the Pakistani audience to come closer 1 step further to the Indian audience to develop a strong bond. We have become strong in transferring our thoughts due to social media.

I will say you bye with a message that we should use social media positively to improve our relations with India’s nation.

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