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30+ Pakistani actors/actresses who acted in Bollywood movies

A bunch of Pakistani actors had worked in Indian movies  in the past & a lot are working or are in line of debut. Let's have a look on them:

  • Saba Qamar
  • Bollywood Movie: Hindi Medium (2017)
    Saba Qabar is debuting in movie Hindi Medium opposite to Irrfan Khan.

  • Momal Sheikh
  • Bollywood Movie: Happy Bhag Jayegi (2016)
    Momal Sheikh makes her bollywood debut with the movie Happy Bhag Jayegi opposite Abhay Deol. She is daughter of veteran actor Javed Sheikh.

  • Mahira Khan
Bollywood Movie: Raees (upcoming)
Mahira Khan was ranked among the top 10 sexiest Asian women of 2015 and also the sexiest Pakistani woman of 2015. Mahira is married to Ali Askari. 

  • Mawra Hocane
Bollywood Movie: Sanam Teri Kasam (2016)
Mawra gained popularity through performing in Pakistani television serial dramas like Aahista Aahista, Ik Tamanna Lahasil Si and Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare. She will make her Bollywood debut in the upcoming romantic film Sanam Teri Kasam. 

  • Fawad Khan
Bollywood Movie: Kapoor & Sons (2016); Khoobsoorat (2014)
He rose to prominence in the 2007 Pakistani movie Khuda Kay Liye, and later gained acclaim as a lead actor in TV shows Humsafar and Zindagi Gulzar Hai, for which he won two consecutive Best Actor awards at the Lux Style Awards. In 2014, Khan made his Bollywood debut in the romantic comedy film Khoobsurat and received Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

  • Imran Abbas
Bollywood Movie: Creature (2014)
He is known for his leading roles in television serials including Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan (2011), Khuda Aur Muhabbat (2011), Mera Naseeb (2011). He appeared in Bollywood's monster horror film Creature 3D.

  • Meera 
Bollywood Movie: Nazar (2005); 5 Ghante mein 5 crore (2012)
Her real name is Irtiza Rubab. She made her movie debut in 1995, but earned nationwide critical acclaim in 1999 for her lead performance in Khilona (1996–97). Meera did her first movie in India, named Nazar.

  • Veena Mallik
Bollywood Movie: Zindagi 50-50 (2013); Supermodel (2013)
Veena Malik who is known more for her controversies also worked in many Indian films. Her first appearance was in a Punjabi Indian film Pind Di Kurri in 2003. Later she appeared in many other Bollywood films like Zindagi 50-50, Supermodels, Mumbai 125 KM etc.

  • Ali Zafar
Bollywood Movie: Tere Bin Laden (2010); Love Ka The End (2011)
He is a Pakistani singer, songwriter, composer, actor and painter.He started his career as a music composer and gained popularity by his single Channo from his debut album Huqa Pani which sold over five million copies worldwide.
Zafar made his acting debut with a leading role in the 2010 Bollywood satire film Tere Bin Laden & goes on  doing Total Siyappa, Chasme Baddoor etc.

  • Adeel Chaudhary 
Bollywood Movie: Bhaangarh (2013); Rythm (2016)
Adeel Chaudhry is a Pakistani dentist, singer-songwriter, actor and model who debuted in bollywood from horror movie Bhaangarh.

  • Meekal Zulfikar
Bollywood Movie: Shoot on Sight (2008); Baby (2015)
After making his mark in the Pakistani drama industry, model-turned-actor Meekal Zulfiqar tried in vain to replicate this success in Pakistani films. He had a lackluster Bollywood debut with Shoot on Sight, but garnered positive reviews for his role as Ashfaq in Baby.

  • Laila khan
Bollywood Movie: Wafaa (2008)
She debuted in bollywood in Rajesh Khanna starrer Wafaa which was a box office disaster.

  • Sara Loren
Bollywood Movie: Kajraare (2010); Murder 3 (2013)
Her real name is Mona Lizza Hussain. Loren made her screen debut with the 2010 Pooja Bhatt's Bollywood film Kajraare. The following year, she had a cameo appearance in song "Love Mein Ghum" in Reema Khan's Love Mein Ghum.

  • Humaima Malick
Bollywood Movie: Raja Natwarlal (2014)
Humaima is known for her powerful performance in her debut film Bol in 2011. She made her Bollywood debut from film Raja Natwarlal opposite Emran Hashmi.

  • Sonia Jehan
Bollywood Movie: Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story (2005)
Sonia Jehan, the grand daughter of singer Noor Jehan has worked in Bollywood film Taj Mahal:An Eternal Love Story, Khoya Khoya Chand & My Name is Khan.
She is also the owner of a French restaurant Cafe Flo in Karachi. She is married to Vivek Narain, a banker and stays in India.

  • Meesha shafi
Bollywood Movie: Bhag Milkha Bhag (2013)
Multi talented Meesha Shafi is singer, actor and model as well. She made her film debut with Mira Nair's 2012 Hollywood film, The Reluctant Fundamentalist She has also worked in supporting roles in Bhaag Malka Bhaag.

  • Shehroz Subzwari 
Bollywood Movie: Luv's Story (upcoming)
Pakistani heartthrob Shehroz Subzwari who is Behroz Subzwari’s son is known for his role in the film Khulay Aasman Ke Neechay directed by Javed Sheikh.
He is debuting in B-Town in a film ‘Luv’s Story’ which is directed by Riingo Banerjee. The cast of the film includes Riya Sen, Zarina Wahab, Aryann, Bidita Bag, Locket Chatterjee and Mukesh Tiwari, among others.

  • Moammar Rana
Bollywood Movie: Dobara (2004)
The popular actor first made a cameo appearance in Mahima Chaudhry-Jackie Shroff-starrer Dobara in 2004. He later made an appearance in Ek Second… Jo Zindagi Badal De? in 2010 alongside Jackie Shroff and Manisha Koirala.

  • Humayun Saeed
Bollywood Movie: Jashnn (2009)
The actor forayed into Bollywood with a negative role in Jashnn. The 2009 film marked debut of Adhyan Suman's debut. The movie failed miserably at the box office.

  • Anita Ayub
Bollywood Movie: Pyaar Ka Tarana (1993); Gangster (1994)
She was offered a role by famous Indian artist Dev Anand for film Pyaar Ka Trana in 1993. Pyaar Ka Trana failed tanked at Indian box office but Anita was casted in another film Gangster also produced by Dev Anand.  

  • Sana Nawaz
Bollywood Movie: Kaafila (2007)
She debuted in bollywood from Sunny Deol's starrer Kaafila.

  • Somy Ali
Bollywood movie: Anth (1993); Yaar Gaddar (1994); Aandolan (1995)
She was famous for dating Salman Khan in that era as well.She has her own clothing line, So-Me Designs and also runs a non-profit organisation named No More Tears.

  • Zeba Bakhtiar
Bollywood Movie: Henna (1991); Stuntman (1994)
Zeba first appeared in a long play Anarkali in 1989 on television and was applauded more for her beauty rather than acting skills. Zeba Bakhtyar first appeared in Indian film Hinna opposite Rishi Kapoor which was produced by legendary Indian artist Raj Kapoor. 

  • Alyy Khan
Bollywood Movie: Shhhhh... (2003); Luck by Chance (2009); Don 2 (2011)
He is known for his roles in A Mighty Heart, Unfreedom and Traitor. Khan has also appeared in several television series including The Bill, Strike Back, Saat Pardon Mein and Indian Summers. He has also hosted a television reality show Foodistan.

  • Rasheed Naz
Bollywood Movie: Baby (2015)
He is well known for his work as Maulana Tahiri in the critically-acclaimed Khuda Key Liye,  plays a similar role in his bollywood debut movie Baby as Maulana Abdul Rahman.

  • Salma Agha
Bollywood Movie: Nikaah (1982); Pati, Patni Aur Tawaif (1990)
Salma Agha sang as well as acted in Indian films in the 1980s and the early 1990s. Her first film was the romance Nikaah for which she won the Filmfare Best Female Playback Award for the ghazal "Dil Ke Armaan Aansuon Mein Beh Gaye".

  • Sasha Agha
Bollywood Movie: Aurangzeb (2013); Desi Kattey (2014)
She is daughter of yesteryear sing-cum-actress Salma Agha. She debuted with Aurangzeb opposite Arjun Kapoor.

  • Javed Sheikh
Bollywood Movie: Shikhar (2005); Jannat (2008)
The first film he directed was Mushkil, released in 1995. In 2002, he directed Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa, in which he also played a supporting role. He appeared in supporting roles in few Indian films like Namaste London, Jaan-e-Mann, Om Shanti Om etc.

  • Mohsin Khan
Bollywood movie: Batwara (1989); Fateh (1991); Saathi (1991)
Mohsin Khan was a famous cricketer who married bollywood actress Reena Roy in 1980’s and started his acting career by appearing in bollywod movie Batwaara in 1989.
  • Nadeem
Bollywood Movie: Door Desh (1986)
He appeared in a negative role in Indian film named Door Desh where Raj Babbar was the main protaganist.

  • Salman Shahid
Bollywood Movie: Kabul Express (2005)
Salman Shahid is known for his flawless acting and he also worked in few Bollywood movies. Kabul Express was his first film in 2006. 

  • Talat Hussain
Bollywood Movie: Souten Ki Beti (1989)
In Pakistan, he has worked in both films and television. He has appeared as a lawyer in bollywood film Souten ki Beti in 1989.

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