Famous Television Directors from Pakistan

List of notable or famous television directors from Pakistan, with bios and photos, including the top television directors born in Pakistan and even some popular television directors who immigrated to Pakistan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Pakistani television directors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These television directors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known television director from Pakistan is included when available.

List people include Zeba Bakhtiar, Samina Peerzada and more.

This historic television directors from Pakistan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Pakistani television directors of note?" and "Who are the most famous television directors from Pakistan?" These prominent television directors of Pakistan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Pakistani television directors.

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  • Edzard Onneken is a film and television director.
    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
  • Marina Khan
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    Marina Khan (born 26 December 1962) is a Pakistani television and film actress, director and a producer. Her notable performance include Tanhaiyan (1985), Dhoop Kinare (1987), Nijaat (1990), Tahna (1993). She left industry in mid 2000's and again made a comeback from Tanhaiyan Naye Silsile (2012) which was the sequel to her debut series Tanhaiyan of 1985. Khan made her film debut with titular role in 2016 movie Lala Begum.
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Mehreen Jabbar
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    Mehreen Jabbar (Urdu: م‍ﮩ‍رين جبار ) (b. 29 December 1971, is a Pakistani film and television director and producer based in New York City. She is a daughter of the Pakistani media-person Javed Jabbar.
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
  • Samina Peerzada
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    Samina Peerzada (Urdu: ثمینہ پیرزادہ‎) is a film and television actress, producer and director from Pakistan.
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
  • Shamoon Abbasi

    Shamoon Abbasi (Urdu: شمعون عباسی‎; born 4 April 1973) is a Pakistani actor, director and screenwriter, better known for portraying villain roles. Abbasi has won the Bronze award for "Best Telefilm" at the 2011 Hum TV Telefilm Festival Awards, in recognition of Daag Hai Mere Naam Pe.
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Italy
  • Shoaib Mansoor, (Urdu: شعیب منصور‎; born 19 April 1952) is a Pakistani television and film director, writer, producer, lyricist and musician. Active in the television industry since 1980, he first found success for composing and writing the song Dil Dil Pakistan in 1987, thereby introducing Vital Signs musical band in mainstream Pakistani television. He was also well recognised for directing many critically acclaimed hit drama series in Pakistani television. He became internationally known and popular for directing TV shows including the 1982 classic Ankahi, comedy series Fifty Fifty (1980), and the military fiction series, Alpha Bravo Charlie (1998). Mansoor found further critical acclaim ...more
    • Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan