Hamza Ali Abbasi is a famous Pakistani theater, film, drama actor and director.
Date of Birth:
He was born on June 23, 1984 in Multan.
He is 5’8 in height.
He spent his childhood in Multan.
His father Mazher Ali Abbasi was an army officer. He also gave lectures at University of Sindh for sometime.Hamza’s mother Begum Nasim Akhter Chaudhary is a Member of National Assembly.
His sister Fazeela Abbasi is a very famous dermatologist of Pakistan.
Hamza himself is a very active member of Imran khan’s PTI. He regularly attends their rallies, processions.
He completed his bachelor’s degree from U.S, after completing his bachelor’s degree he came back to Pakistan and did his Master’s degree in International Relations from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
Since his childhood his family has a charm to see him as police officer especially his mother. Due to their utmost desire he appeared in CSS exam and was posted in Police Department as ASP After his training he left prestigious Police service to pursue his career in acting, in one of his interviews he revealed that his mother hasn’t talked to him after he left Police as it was her wish to see her son as police officer. Hamza loves cooking and wanted to be a chef. He considers cooking as one of best stress-relieving activity.
As An Actor:
Abbasi began his acting career in 2006 in the play Dally in the Dark and it was a production of hamza’s friend Shahrahbeel whom he met during his stay at QAU. Hamza acted in a short film for the first time in 2010 and it was directed by Bilal Lashari named The Glorious Resolve. He appeared in many plays in theatre such as:
The Addams Family
Tom,Dick and Harry
Phantom of the Opera
Home is where your clothes are
Career as Director:
He made his direction debut and made a film “Mudhouse and the Golden Doll”. It is a short film. It was based on life of simple people. Burka Avenger the famous animated series produced by Unicorn Black he voiced as Vadero Pajero and Baba Bandook.
Breakthrough in Career:
Hamza considers War as biggest break in his acting career. He was assisting Bilal Lashari there but wounded up playing a role. At the same time his film Glorious Resolve won an award at Rome Film Festival in which he has played a role of militant guy. It was a biggest boost for his acting career. He won best supporting actor award for WAAR. His debut film was Main Hoon Shahid Afridi. He has won best male debut award for this film. In 2015 he has also acted in movie Jawani Phir Nahin Aani. It was a good hit on box office.
Hamza also won best supporting actor award for this movie.
He also acted in many dramas. His first drama was Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Milay in which he played character of Salaar. His biggest hit drama was Pyaray Afzal in which he played character of afzal.It was the most loved on screen presence of hamza. It was directed by nadeem baig and story was written by famous Khalil ur Rehman Qamar. This drama has won almost all awards as it was one of most seen drama serial of pakistan’s drama history. It consists of 37 episodes. And his drama serial Man Mayal became very famous in which he played character of Salah-ud-din. Hamza has hosted many award shows.
He has also hosted Ramzan Transmission with Ayesha Khan.
He has also highlighted himself in many T.V Commercials like of Jazz, Dairy Milk and Zong. Hamza has made people crazy with his all performances that he has made a big name in industry in very short span of time. He is a multi talented star in the world of film and television. He has done great work in very limited span of time.
In his free time he loves to play cricket. He has also cheered for team Peshawar Zalmi in Pakistan Super League captained by Shahid Khan Afridi.
Hamza admires the work of all his seniors but the person who has impressed him a lot is actor Daniel Day Lewis.
In Pakistan he considered Hamayun Saeed as his favorite co-star as he feels very comfortable to work with him.
He loves Black color as he believes that black is the most attractive colour.
Tea or Coffee:
He loves coffee.
He loves to wear traditional Shalwar Qameez with Kaptaan Chappal.
His favourite movie is Forrest Gump as he loves to watch it every time even if you asked him to watch it thousand times.
Now days he is also very famous because of his controversial comments and posts on facebook account about the brutality of Indian forces in Indian Occupied Kashmir. He claims that he has only official account on facebook. There is no other account on any social media website is official.
He is very busy in his upcoming projects. He is going to play role of famous Noori Nath in film Maula Jatt 2. This film is basically a sequel of old Maula Jatt which was a block buster back in 1979. The film is being directed by Bilal Lashari. Other notables in film are Fawad Khan, Shamoon Abbasi, Sanam Jung and Adnan Jaffer. The story of this film is written by Bilal Lashari and Nasir Adeeb. Hamza is also working on many projects but details are not revealed yet.
Some rumors occur about his relationship with actress Saba Qamar but they both have denied it. Hamza has said many times that he is enjoying his bachelor’s life and he has no plans to marry. Some people also relate his name with actress Ayesha Khan but they are said to be good old friends as they know each other from their childhood.
Hamza was also appointed as PTI’s cultural secretary of Karachi but later he resigned from this post.
Recently in Lux Style Awards 2016 he got the best dressed actor award as he was looking handsome in his black Shalwar Qameez. His beard was looking so elegant.
Things You Don’t Know:
Hamza was offered an Indian movie named Baby which he hasn’t accepted. He has a clear view on dance that he doesn’t dance as his mother doesn’t like it. He is against item songs in film as he is of view that vulgarity shouldn’t be promoted.
Hamza became more famous after getting threats from MQM party head Altaf Hussain. Hamza is famous among people of all age groups but most of his fans are young girls as they are attracted towards his charming looks. He is a very common man, easy to access.