Pakistani actors are well known all over the world. With their beautiful looks and great acting skills, they are being loved worldwide. 70% of actors in Pakistan are dramas actors. The reason most of the actors working in Pakistani dramas is Pakistani people love dramas more than Pakistani movies. Pakistani dramas are giving great hits of all time and are making enough to be the no.1 in the world.
In 19’s Pakistani movies were famous. At that time no one watches the Pakistani dramas. But after 2010 Pakistani dramas started making their place and started becoming hits of all time. Pakistani dramas impress their viewers by their brilliant stories and Pakistani actors impress their viewers with their great acting skills. The first Pakistani-film produced was Teri Yaad, directed by Daud Chand in 1948. But after 2000 Pakistani movies rankings went down as Pakistani dramas started taking their place. Pakistani dramas proved to be the most rated dramas of the world, so most of the people started preferring dramas on movies also the actor’s producers and directors started making dramas instead of movies.
So due to this Pakistani movies industry (LOLLYWOOD) ratings went down and it became a flop industry in the world. But now after 2015 again a golden era for Pakistani movies started as many new Pakistani movies are released after 2015. Many Pakistani superstars also started taking interest in Lollywood.
Movies such as Jawani Phir Nahi Ani, Ho Mann Jahaan, Actor in Law, Wrong No, Karachi Se Lahore, Punjab Nahi Jaungi, Na Maloom Afraad 2, Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 and Teefa in Trouble again made Lollywood to be in the list of top movies industries in the world. Also, there are many upcoming movies.
But due to low ratings and low income from Lollywood movies many Pakistani stars went to Bollywood movies to make their name in Bollywood. Pakistani actors has also proved them better then Bollywood actors in looks and in acting too. They made Pakistan proud. But after the war issues between Pakistan and India, Bollywood has banned all the Pakistani actors actresses also singers. But Indian people still loves Pakistani actors and actresses. Pakistani actors such as Fawad Khan Imran Abbas And Ali Zafar has stolen many indian hearts with their stunning looks and proved them much beautiful than Indian actors.
Here is a list of Pakistani actors who worked in Bollywood movies and proved them great actors.
1) Fawad khan
Fawad Khan is a very famous name of Pakistan and India as well. He has worked in many Pakistani dramas. He started his career from the Pakistani dramas industry and was loved by Pakistani people very much. He is one of the great actors in Pakistan. He is well known in Pakistan and India due to his stunning looks. With his beautiful looks, he has attracted Indian people as well. He has worked in a few Bollywood hit movies and made his big name in the Bollywood industry.
Fawad Khan made his Bollywood film debut with the lead role in the romantic comedy, Khoobsurat (2014) with Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor. Fawad was nominated at Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. Khoobsurat opened to a moderate beginning in the cinema world, with inhabitants extending from 15 to 20 percent at multiplexes and single screens across India. The film earned about US$380,000 on its initial day. Because of positive verbal, Khoobsurat demonstrated 30% development in the cinema world, winning US$520,000 on the second day of release and US$710,000 on the third. The film got an aggregate of US$1.6 million during the initial three days of release.
Another hit Bollywood movie in which Fawad Khan has worked is Kapoor & Sons. In this movie, Fawad has worked with top Bollywood stars and made his name greater with his role in this movie. In Kapoor & Sons Fawad has worked with Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, and Rishi Kapoor. On opening day the film had its 900 prints released on 1500 screens and gathered $917,253 in India and turn into the fourth greatest opener of the year. It became the third film of the year to net more than $13,390,564.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is another Bollywood hit movie in which Fawad Khan played his role. He played his role with Indian superstars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anushka Sharma, and Ranbir Kapoor. This movie also became a big hit of its time. It was produced by Karan Johar. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil was made on a total budget of over $15 million, including marketing and distribution costs. Prior to its release, the film had already recouped $11.2 million from its songs, so it needed to recover only $3.7 million from the domestic box office. Worldwide, the film earned $13.6 million on its opening weekend, while ComScore reported an estimated $12.8 million from 14 markets. As of November, it has made $21.3 million worldwide.
2) Imran Abbas
Imran Abbas is another hit name of Pakistan. He also has worked in many Pakistani dramas and still working. He gave Pakistan super hit dramas such as Mera Naam Yousuf Hai and Khuda Or Muhabat and proved himself a great actor. He is also famous for his beautiful look. He is considered one of the most handsome faces in the world. He also has worked in a few Bollywood movies but became a big hit in Bollywood and also has stolen many Indian hearts with his stunning looks.
Imran Abbas made his debut in Bollywood by playing a leading role in Bollywood movie Creature 3D with Bipasha Basu, for which he was nominated at Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. It is reported that the film opened on 1400 screens, with average occupancy. Creature 3D earned Rs. 11.34 crore at the box office in three days of its release The film had a budget of Rs.18 crore.
Jaanisaar is another Bollywood movie in which Pakistani actor Imran Abbas has worked. He played a leading role with Pernia Qureshi. The movie wasn’t a big hit but earned enough.
3) Ali Zafar
Ali Zafar is a well-known personality in Asia. He is Singer, Songwriter, Model, Actor, and Painter. He is much famous for his songs. He sang not only for Pakistan and for Bollywood as well. He is also well known due to his looks. He was also in the list of sexiest men in Asia. Ali gave Pakistan many hit songs he also has worked in Pakistani movie Teefa in Trouble along with Maya Ali. Ali Zafar has worked in many Bollywood movies which are:
Tere Bin Laden (2010) is the movie Ali Zafar made his debut with. In India, the film opened on 350 screens and collected $669,528 in its opening weekend. The movie became a good hit of Bollywood.
Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011) is another Bollywood movie in which Ali played his role. Ali Zafar played his role along with Katrina Kaif and Imran Khan. An approximate investment of the movie was US$2.9 million and earned US$12 million worldwide.
London, Paris, New York (2012) is another Bollywood movie in which Ali Zafar has worked. Ali was in leading role along with Aditi Rao Hydari. The film earned Rs 6.43 Crore in the first week in the domestic box office and Rs 9 Crore totally.
Chashme Buddoor (2013), Total Siyapaa (2014), Kill Dil (2014), Tere Bin Laden Dead Or Alive (2016), and Dear Zindagi (2016) are other hit Bollywood movies in which Ali Zafar played his role.
Humayun Saeed is a great actor in the Pakistani dramas industry and of Lollywood as well. He is well known for his great acting skills. Recently his drama Meray Paas Tum Ho became the super hit drama of Pakistani dramas industry. Meray Paas Tum Ho has broken many records of the dramas industry. Humayun has worked in many Pakistani dramas and is one of the very successful actors of Pakistan.
Jashnn is the Bollywood movie in which Humayun Saeed has worked. He made his debut in Bollywood with Bollywood movie Jashnn along with Adhyayan Suman, Anjana Sukhani, and Shahana Goswami. Humayun Saeed played his role as Aman Bajaj in the movie. The movie has earned $520,892 worldwide and $360,206 in its first week.
Mikaal Zulfiqar is another superstar of Pakistani showbiz. He is well-known for his massive acting skills and his stunning looks. He has worked in many Pakistani dramas and movies as well.
U R My Jaan is a Bollywood Movie from which Mikaal made his debut in the Bollywood industry. The film was written and directed by the debuting Aron Govil. The movie earned $9,708 in its first week and $11,718 overall.
Another Bollywood movie is Baby(2015) in which Mikaal played his role along with Akshay Kumar, Madhurima Tuli, and Taapsee Pannu. The film has earned US$1.3 million on its opening day and in its first week, it made US$5.1 million.