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Popular Film Actors from Pakistan

Updated June 14, 2019 13.4k views206 items

List of famous film actors and actresses from Pakistan, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Pakistan has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Pakistani screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Pakistan and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

This list has a variety of film actors in it, from Ajab Gul to Roshan.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Pakistani actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Pakistan?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Pakistan in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Pakistani film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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    Kader Khan

    Kader Khan

    Saajan, Naseeb

    BirthplacePakistan, Pishin, Pakistan

    NationalityCanada, Pakistan, India

    Kader Khan (Pashto: قادر خان‎ Qâder Xân; 22 October 1937 – 31 December 2018) was an... more on Wikipedia
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    Jagdish Raj

    Bobby, Deewaar

    BirthplacePakistan, Sargodha

    NationalityPakistan

    Jagdish Raj Khurana (Hindi: जगदीश राज खुराना; 1928 – 28 July 2013) was a Bollywood actor who... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Raaj Kumar

    Raaj Kumar

    Kudrat, Ek Nai Paheli

    BirthplacePakistan, Loralai

    NationalityPakistan, India

    Raaj Kumar (8 October 1926 – 3 July 1996), born as Kulbhushan Pandit, was an Indian film... more on Wikipedia
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    Rajendra Kumar

    Rajendra Kumar

    Mother India, Sangam

    BirthplaceSialkot, Pakistan

    NationalityIndia

    Rajendra Kumar Tuli (20 July 1929 – 12 July 1999) was an Indian film actor who starred in... more on Wikipedia
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    Manoj Kumar

    Manoj Kumar

    Mera Naam Joker, Kranti

    BirthplaceAbbottabad, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Manoj Kumar (born Harikishan Giri Goswami on 24 July 1937) is an Indian actor and director in... more on Wikipedia
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    Kamal Kapoor

    Kamal Kapoor

    Sachaa Jhutha, Don

    BirthplaceLahore, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan, India

    Kamal Kapoor was an actor.
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    Kamini Kaushal

    Kamini Kaushal

    Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, Do Raaste

    BirthplaceLahore, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Kamini Kaushal is a Hindi film and television actress, who is most noted for her roles in... more on Wikipedia
  • 8

    Alyy Khan

    A Mighty Heart, Traitor

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan, United Kingdom

    Alyy Khan is a British-Pakistani film and television actor and host. He has worked in... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Gulshan Kumar Mehta

    Gulshan Kumar Mehta

    Agar Tum Na Hote, Zanjeer

    BirthplaceSheikhupura, Pakistan

    NationalityIndia

    Gulshan Bawra was an actor and lyricist.
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    I. S. Johar

    I. S. Johar

    Lawrence of Arabia, Death on the Nile

    BirthplaceTalagang, Pakistan

    NationalityIndia

    Inder Sen Johar (16 February 1920 – 10 March 1984), better known as I. S. Johar, was an Indian... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Mohsin Khan

    Pratikaar, Mahaanta: The Film

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Mohsin Khan may refer to: Mohsin Khan (Pakistani cricketer) (born 1955) Mohsin Khan (Indian... more on Wikipedia
  • 12

    Abdur Rashid Kardar

    Daughters of Today

    BirthplaceLahore, Pakistan

    NationalityIndia

    Abdur Rashid Kardar (1904–1989), often abbreviated as A.R. Kardar, was an actor and film... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Sudhir

    Shatru, Vilkkanundu Swapnangal

    BirthplaceLahore, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Sudhir is an actor.
  • 14

    Shyam

    Chhailla Babu, Albela

    BirthplaceSialkot, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Sunder Shyam Chadda (20 February 1920 – 25 April 1951) was a Hindi/ Bhartiya film actor of... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    Trilok Kapoor

    Ishq Ishq Ishq, Prem Kahani

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Trilok Kapoor was an actor.
  • 16

    Shyama

    Ajnabee, Milan

    BirthplaceLahore, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Shyama (born Khurshid Akhtar; 12 June 1935 – 14 November 2017) was an Indian film actress. She... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Art Malik

    Art Malik

    True Lies, John Carter

    BirthplaceBahawalpur, Pakistan

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Athar ul-Haque Malik (born 13 November 1952), better known by his stage name Art Malik, is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Mohammad Ali

    Mohammad Ali

    In Custody, Kalabaaz

    BirthplaceIndia, Rampur

    NationalityPakistan

    Mohammad Ali (born 19 April 1931 – 19 March 2006) was a Pakistani actor. He was known as... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    Rosemary Dexter

    For a Few Dollars More, Casanova 70

    BirthplaceQuetta, Pakistan

    NationalityItaly, United Kingdom

    Rosemary Dexter was an actress.
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    Shaan Shahid

    Shaan Shahid

    Waar, In the Name of God

    BirthplaceLahore, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Armughan Shahid (Urdu: ارمُغان شاہِد ‎; born 27 April 1969), better known by his stage names... more on Wikipedia
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    Noor Jehan

    Noor Jehan

    Do Bigha Zamin, Across the Heart

    BirthplaceKasur, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Noor Jehan (Urdu: نُورجہاں ‎), (born Allah Wasai; 21 September 1926 – 23 December 2000), also... more on Wikipedia
  • 22

    Javed Sheikh

    Om Shanti Om, Jaanemann

    BirthplaceRawalpindi, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Jawed Sheikh (also spelled Javaid and Javed; born 9 October 1951) is a Pakistani actor,... more on Wikipedia
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    Jayant

    Jayant

    Do Raaste, Sunghursh

    BirthplacePeshawar, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan, India

    In Hindu mythology, Jayanta (Sanskrit: जयन्त, "victorious"), also spelled as Jayanta, is the... more on Wikipedia
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    Shabnam

    Shabnam

    Khilona, Naya Zamana

    BirthplaceDhaka, Bangladesh

    NationalityBangladesh, Pakistan

    Jharna Basak (known by the stage name Shabnam; born 17 August 1942) is a Bangladeshi and... more on Wikipedia
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    Saima Noor

    Saima Noor

    Mohabbatein, Ghunghat

    BirthplaceMultan, Pakistan

    NationalityPakistan

    Saima (born May 5, 1967) is a Pakistani actress who has appeared in Punjabi and Urdu films and... more on Wikipedia