Omair Rana (born January 31, 1978) is a Pakistani actor and theatre director.
Omair Tahir Rana
January 31, 1978
|Education||London School of Economics|
|Height||6 ft (183 cm)|
Early life and career
He had his early education in Al Ain, UAE, Al Ain English-speaking school, which was instrumental in inculcating his love for theatre. In the course of his career development, he also undertook a number of internships including one with the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
He is a theater actor in the region who has made a significant contribution in the field of teaching Dramatics Art at a number of institutions, including introducing IGCSE Drama to Pakistan in 2009. He also directs plays in educational institutes, notably One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (2014) and Life of Galileo (2013) at Lahore Grammar School Johar Town campus. He runs his theatre company by the name of Real Entertainment Productions (REP) that was founded in 2000 and has done over 50 plays ever since.
Making his TV debut in 2014, he won a lot of recognition for his performances in dramas like Maan, Sang-e-Mar Mar and O Rangreza, and in 2018 he starred in the much anticipated Hum TV's period drama Aangan.
|2005||Toba Tek Singh||Bishan Singh||Afia Nathaniel||Short film ; based on the short story by Manto|
|2013||Chambaili||Rashid||Ismail Jilani||Film feature debut|
|65||Soldier/husband||Steven Moore||TV short ; based on the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965|
|2014||Tamanna||Rizwan Ahmed||Steven Moore|
|2015||Dukhtar||Zarak Khan||Afia Nathaniel|
|2014||Do Saal Ki Aurat||Umar||Hum TV|
|Tum Mere Kya Ho||Khalid||PTV Home|
|2016||Sang-e-Mar Mar||Safiullah Khan||Hum TV|
|Piya Be Dardi||Sahir||A Plus Entertainment|
|2017||Kitni Girhain Baqi Hain||Sikander (ep. 31)||Hum TV|
|O Rangreza||Waji Kamal||Hum TV|
|Mujhay Jeenay Do||Ittefaq||Urdu 1|
|2018||Zann Mureed||Sajjad||Hum TV|
|Aangan||Mazhar Chacha||Hum TV|
- The Herald 2006 37 p 10-12 "Produced by Real Entertainment Productions (REP) and directed by Omair Rana, the play was staged from 8 to 12 September. The plot is simple, yet hilarious. Harassed advertising executive Timothy Westerby (Shezad Noor Butt) hits his.."
- "Omair Rana - an Inspiring Man of many Talents". Ideasevolved.com. 2012-07-07. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
- "TEDxKinnaird | TEDx". TED.com. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
- Muhammad Ali (7 December 2017), "A conversation with Omair Rana", The Nation. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
- Ally Adnan (3 October 2018), "I expect ‘Aangan’ will do well both critically and commercially: Omair Rana", PakistanToday. Retrieved 12 November 2018.