Kamran Qureshi

Kamran Qureshi (born 3 October 1975)[4] is a filmmaker and television director/producer. He won Best Telefilm & Best Director Award for his first ever directed TV film Murad (a.k.a. Eunuch’s Motherhood)[5] with a cash prize in Indus Telefilm Festival. He then won 7 awards for his first TV film series Maa Aur Mamta (a.k.a. Mother & Motherhood) same day in Indus Drama Awards.[6] He was nominated for Best Director award in Lux Style Awards for his first drama serial Moorat (a.k.a. Eunuch’s Wedding).[7][8][9][10]

Kamran Qureshi
Qureshi in June 2009
Born3 October 1975 (1975-10-03) (age 44)
ResidenceUnited Kingdom
Other namesCameron, Cam, Kam
EducationMA & MBA
Alma materNational Film and Television School
London Film School
London Film Academy
OccupationFilmmaker & TV Director/Producer
Years active1992 - present
Known forAriel Mothers
Notable work
Nestlé Nido Young Stars
and Riyasat
Spouse(s)Iram Qureshi (m. 2002-present)[1][2]
ChildrenHareem Qureshi[3] &
Huda Qureshi
WebsiteOfficial website


Qureshi started as Digital Video Effects Designer for TV channels and advertising agencies in 1992 and later he joined a television production house Telewise in 1995 as an Editor and Director. His journey into direction with branded programmes: Fanta Candid Camera, Allen Soothers Boom Bastic, Teleworld's Thrill Seekers, Cheer Up, Voyage of Discovery branded TV transmission sponsored by John Player Gold Leaf, Har Dam Tayyar on Military Forces by Embassy, and Ariel Mothers, sponsored by Procter and Gamble.[11]

He made his first telefilm on Eunuchs Murad in 2003 which brought him first award for Best director and Best telefilm at Indus Telefilm Festival, then he made 12 more TV Films in a series and named it, "Maa Aur Mamta" (a.k.a. Mother & Motherhood) written by Zafar Mairaj. Later, continuing work on Eunuchs he directed his first drama serial "Moorat" (a.k.a. Eunuch’s Wedding) in 2004 for 7th Sky Entertainment. Qureshi directed several branded TV shows, drama serials, documentaries and films.[12][13][14]

Directorial credits

TV Serials

TV Shows

  • Nestlé Nesvita Women of Strength - Educational Talk Show
  • Nestlé Nido Young Stars a.k.a. Nido Ye Taarey Hamarey - Educational Talk Show
  • Ariel Mothers a.k.a. Ariel Maa - Talk Show
  • London Where I am for Barclays - Music Video
  • John Player's Gold Leaf Cheer-up - Comedy Show
  • John Player's Gold Leaf Thrill Seekers - Sports Show
  • John Player's Gold Leaf Voyage of Discovery - TV Transmission
  • Alan Soothers Boombastic - Music Charts
  • Fanta Candid Camera - Comedy Show
  • Coca-Cola Siachin Rocks Concert - Rock Concert
  • Drama Hee Drama - Magazine Show
  • Zee Basant Festival - Magazine Show
  • Heart Talks - Film Based Show
  • Zee Lollywood Show - Film Based Show
  • Pepsi Top of the Pops - Music Charts
  • Wall's Paddle Pop Kids Club - Kids Show


  • Beyond the Silence of the Sea
  • John Player's Gold Leaf Food Street Concert
  • Murad
  • Sons of Soil
  • Power of the Sea
  • Meharun Nisa
  • Flying Tigers
  • Lost Half a.k.a. Mannat
  • Impeccable a.k.a. Masoom
  • A Rented Child a.k.a. Mazloom
  • Lap of Actress a.k.a. Muskaan
  • An Insane Laugh a.k.a. Mehak
  • Sentenced for Love a.k.a. Mujrim
  • Sold Unborn a.k.a. Mahram
  • Mary's Sacrifice a.k.a. Marium
  • Unwanted Daughter a.k.a. Madawa
  • Mother of Desert a.k.a. Muhafiz
  • Way to Hope a.k.a. Mahinder Singh
  • No. 9
  • Special Drink
  • Those 70 days
  • Pianist Reborn
  • His Promise
  • An Act of Loyalty
  • Waiting


TV Shows


  • Mahnoor
  • Woman's Freedom
  • Victim of an Honour Killing
  • Verdict of a Pashtun Court
  • Survival of a Woman
  • I'm Locked
  • Hometown Memories
  • Help of a Ghost
  • Gambled Daughter
  • Dually Wed
  • Drama Fever
  • Dowry List
  • Cactus's Flower
  • Alive to See Her
  • An Act of Loyalty
  • Waiting

Awards and nominations


  1. "Interview by Maryam Juzer". Dawn News. October 2002. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  2. "Iram Qureshi's Biography". Internet Movie Database. IMDb. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  3. "Hareem Qureshi's interview in Dubai". vimeo. Riyasat. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
  4. "Biography". Kamran Qureshi. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  5. "Murad". IMDb. Full Cast & Crew. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
  6. "Indus Drama Awards". INDUS TV NETWORK. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  7. "Moorat". 7th Sky Entertainment. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  8. Malik, Sumeha (November 1999). "Demarcating Directors". THE NEWS International. Interview.
  9. "Telefilm Festival". SHE MAGAZINE. August 2003. Archived from the original on 13 June 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  10. "Achievements in Kamran Qureshi's directed projects". Official website. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  11. Mazhar, Uzma (March 2004). "From Maa to Maamta" (Vol. XXI, Iss. 05). SHE Magazine. Interview. Archived from the original on 2015-06-13.
  12. Kherulla, Maryam Juzer (6 October 2006). "The Man Behind MAA". Dawn News. Interview.
  13. Anis, Farhat (11 October 2001). "A tribute to mothers" (Tview). THE NEWS International. Article. Archived from the original on 16 June 2015.
  14. "Moorat". 7th Sky Entertainment. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  15. "TV Serial Manzil". 7th Sky Entertainment. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  16. "TV Serial Makan". 7th Sky. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  17. Mazhar, Uzma (March 2004). "From Maa to Maamta" (Iss. 05). SHE Magazine. Archived from the original on 2015-06-13.
  18. "Indus Telefilm Festival 2003". Internet movie database. IMDb.
  19. "The 1st Indus Drama Awards 2005". Internet movie database. IMDb.
  20. "Lux Style Awards 2006". Internet movie database. IMDb.

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