Imran Abbas is a Pakistani actor, singer and former model. He is known for his roles in TV serials Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan (2009), Khuda Aur Muhabbat (2011), Akbari Asghari (2011), Dil-e-Muztar (2013), Alvida (2015), Mera Naam Yusuf Hai (2015) Tum Kon Piya (2016), Mohabbat Tumse Nafrat Hai (2017) and Koi Chand Rakh Meri Shaam Par (2018).
Abbas at Jaanisaar screening, 2016
عمران عباس نقوی
Imran Abbas Naqvi
15 October 1977
|Alma mater||National College of Arts|
Early life and career
Abbas' family settled in Lahore, Pakistan, after independence in 1947. The family moved to Islamabad in 1963 where, like his two elder brothers and three older sisters before him, Abbas attended G-6/1-1 combined junior school. He went on to study architecture at the National College of Arts in Lahore. He began his career at the age of 22 working as a model. He made his first television appearance in 2003. He also writes Urdu poetry. Abbas appeared in Pakistani dramas, telefilms, soaps and films. He has also appeared in Bollywood productions.
|denotes film / drama that has not released yet|
|Denotes films / drama that are currently on cinema / on air|
|2013||Anjuman||Asif Ali||Yasir Nawaz|
|2014||Creature 3D||Karan Malothra||Vikram Bhatt|
|2015||Jaanisaar||Prince Amir Haider||Muzaffar Ali|
|2016||Actor in Law||Himself||Nabeel Qureshi|
|Ae Dil Hai Mushkil||Dr. Faisal Khan||Karan Johar||Cameo|
|Abdullah: The Final Witness||Abdullah||Hashim Nadeem|
|2003||Umrao Jaan Ada||Nawab Sultan Ali Khan||Television Debut|
|2006||Koi Lamha Gulaab Ho||Shahreyar|
|Piya Ke Ghar Jana Hai||Amaan|
|2008||Abhi Abhi||Bilal Baig|
|2009||Malaal||Jawad Ibrahim||Also aired in Saudi Arabia as "Hob-Wa-Nadam"|
|Mujhe Apna Bana Lo||Azaan Ahmed|
|Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan||Haider Abbas|
|2010||Noor Bano||Agha Murash Ali|
|Mera Naseeb||Moeez Hayat|
|2011||Khuda Aur Muhabbat||Hammad Raza|
|2013||Dil e Muztar||Adeel||Also aired in India as Dil e Nadaan|
|Mera Naam Yousuf Hai||Yousuf||Also aired in Star Plus (India) & UK|
|2016||Tum Kon Piya||Ramish Hasan|
|Khuda Aur Muhabbat Season 2||Hammad Raza|
|2017||Mohabbat Tumse Nafrat Hai||Waqar Ahmed|
|Noor ul Ain||Khizar Hayat|
|2018||Koi Chand Rakh||Zain|
|2006||Kyun Pyaar Nahi Milta||Sayeed|
|2007||Tum Kahan Main Kahan||Zain|
|2008||Sheer Khurma||Ali||Eid Special|
|Abdullah||Abdullah||Opposite Ayesha Khan|
|2009||Dil Deewana||Ayan||Opposite Sarwat Gilani|
|2010||Shadi Aur Tum Say?||Sami|
|2011||Dekh Kabira Roya||Kabir||Opposite Ayeza Khan|
|2012||Raati Masha Tola||Jamaal||Opposite Reema Khan|
|2016||Dukh Sukh||Sikandar||Episode - Musafir|
|Year||Reality Show||Role||Guest/Host With|
|2012||17th PTV Awards||Host||Hosted with Saba Qamar|
|2014||Big Star Entertainment Awards||Hosted with Sunil Grover|
|Comedy Nights with Kapil||Guest||To Promote Creature 3D with Bipasha Basu|
|2015||Tonite with HSY||With Sanam Jung|
|Subh-e-Pakistan||Aired on Geo TV|
|Good Morning Zindagi||To promote Mera Naam Yousuf Hai with Maya Ali|
|Jago Pakistan Jago||To promote Alvidaa|
|Ramzan Kareem||Ramzan Special|
aired on ATV
|2016||Raat Chali Hai Jhoom Ke||Host||Hosted a Musical Programme|
|Mehmaan Nawaaz||Eid Special|
Later hosted by Ayeza Khan
|2017||Eid Show with Imran Abbas and Saba Qamar||For Dunya News, Hosted With Saba Qamar.|
|Good Morning Pakistan by Nida Yasir||Guest||Eid Special with Kubra Khan, Sadia Khan, Hira Tareen, Sumbul Iqbal, Momal Sheikh|
|Kon Banegi Imran Abbas Ki Dulhania|
|Mazaaq Raat||With Fizi Khan|
|2018||Jago Pakistan Jago||New Year Special|
|Good Morning Pakistan by Nida Yasir||To Promote Noor ul Ain|
|Ehed-e-Ramzan||Host||Ramzan Special, airs on Express Entertainment|
|Speak Your Heart With Samina Peerzada||Guest||Season 2 Episode 24|
|Bol Nights with Ahsan Khan||With Reema Khan|
|2015||Sher Dil Shaheen||Rahat Fateh Ali Khan||Sher Dil Shaheen|
|Tu Mera Nahi||Himself||Mera Naam Yousuf Hai|
|2016||Khuda Aur Mohabbat||Khuda Aur Muhabbat|
|2017||Peyam Aaye Hain||Yaar-e-Bewafa|
|2018||Allah Hu Allah Hu||Alongside Aima Baig||Ehed-e-Ramzan|
|2019||Hogaya Hai Pyar Tumse||Himself||Kun Faya Kun|
- Ayeza Khan - Worked together in Tum Kon Piya, Mohabbat Tumse Nafrat Hai, Koi Chand Rakh, Dekh Kabira Roya (Telefilm)
- Ayesha Khan - Worked together in Mujhe Apna Bana Lo, Abdullah (Telefilm), Man-O-Salwa
- Fawad Khan - Worked Together in Akbari Asghari, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
- Sanam Jung - Worked together in Dil-e-Muztar, Alvidaa
- Reviewit (4 June 2017). "Imran Abbas - biography, age, education, wife, family, dramas". Retrieved 15 October 2019.
- S3 TV (2017). "Imran Abbas biography". Retrieved 15 October 2019.
- "Imran Abbas Official Website". imranabbasofficial.com. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
- "Fashion Feature: A Guy Thing". Dawn. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
- "Interview of Imran Abbas". Fashion Central. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
- "Imran Abbas: The Old Delhi area reminds me of Lahore and I feel at home there". The Times of India.
- Parkar, Shaheen (10 August 2014). "Transcending boundaries: Pakistani actors in B-Town films". Mid-Day. Retrieved 12 November 2015.
My family moved from UP to Pakistan, so shooting there was special for me
- "Imran Abbas is an Urdu Poet!". Daily Dawn.com. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
- "Pakistani actor Imran Abbas set to enter Bollywood". IBNLive.
- http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-12-28/news-interviews/30564347_1_bollywood-movies-ali-zafar-pakistan-film-industry Times of India
- http://www.aaj.tv/2012/08/imran-abbas-to-make-his-bollywood-debut-with-akshay-kumar-spends-eid-with-dilip-kumar/ Aaj TV
- "Another Imran in B-Town". DNA India. 27 April 2013. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
- Kumar, Anuj (6 August 2015). "The return of the maverick". The Hindu.
- "Imran Abbas Naqvi's Pak film opens at Cannes Film". Times of India. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
- "Rehan Sheikh back in the director's chair for film 'Azad'". HIP. Retrieved 6 April 2016.
- "Naveen Waqar to star in short film 'Musafir' with Imran Abbas". 23 June 2016.
- "Imran Abbas, Naveen Waqar to star in short film 'Musafir'". www.pakistantoday.com.pk.
- "Dil e muztar". Hum TV. Retrieved 1 January 2013.