Birthday Special: From Hassan To DJ Ali, Five Spectacular Performances By Fawad Khan
Known for his debonair personality and ability to make a project critically and commercially successful, The King Khan of Pakistan, Fawad Khan is an excellent actor and singer. Undoubtedly, he is one of the most versatile artist in our entertainment industry. It’s his dreamy eyes, charming personality and chiseled face which has made the world swoon over his feet. With about six movies, thirteen dramas, many endorsements, songs and multiple business ventures in his name, he is one of the desirable men in Pakistan. His flawless performances have done wonders since he began his career. Started his acting career in 2001 with sitcom ‘Jutt And Bond’, He swiftly made his way to the top in Bollywood.
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The handsome lad has time and again proved his mettle as an actor. From his debut Bollywood film Khoobsurat to his last stint in Bollywood in Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, he has proved time and again that he is an all-rounder of epic proportions. If we describe his journey in three words, so it may be, He came, performed and he conquered. The meteoric rise of this dapper man in last eight years has been nothing less than phenomenal. His intense performances earned for him local and international acclaim. From wooing fans with his innocent smile to making sure they fall in love with him with every character he portray, Fawad has had a spectacular journey in the drama and film industry.
Fawad Khan The Biggest Nation’s Heartthrob
With his debonair personality, charming looks and immense talent, the actor is a storehouse of talent. He is the country’s biggest heartthrob today with zillions of fans in Pakistan as well as overseas. His charm never fail to create magic whenever he appears on screen. Be it his personal life or his quirks, there is something about him that has created an army of fans. From Hassan of Daastan to Ashar Hussain, Fawad Khan has managed to tap into his characters like a pro. However, the superstar’s journey was no cakewalk, and it was filled with struggles. From pursuing singer, Fawad’s passion for acting never dimmed away. He went to work as led singer of band Entity Paradigm and later focused on acting becoming the most sought after actor of current generation.
Fawad turned 38 today which is our 26 official now, as he does not seem more than 26. And on this special occasion, let’s have a look at five of his best on-screens characters.
Dastan featured Fawad Khan and Sanam Baloch alongside Mahreen Raheel, Ahsan Khan & Saba Qamar in lead roles. The drama is one of that proved hugely successful for him. As he amazed one and all with his good looks and flawless acting skills. His fine acting chops get noticed and won million hearts. He portrayed Hassan in the said serial. Hassan is an active supporter of the All-India Muslim League, and the leader of the Ludhiana Branch. He strongly believes in the establishment of Pakistan and is an avid follower of Qaid-E-Azam. The drama gave way to his sophisticated personality and showed off his natural talent. Based on Razia Butt Novel, the script had penned down by Samira Fazal and Produced by MD Production.
The story revolves around the trials and tribulations of a married couple Khirad and Ashar. Produced by MD Production, Humsafar was a critical and commercial successful. The drama instantly clicked with the masses owning to unique story-line and concept. And his character of Ashar Hussain, was being well-appreciated. His pairing and on-screen chemistry with Mahira Khan grabbed the tons of eye balls. His performance looked effortless. He has impressed us yet again with a strong performance. His expressions, dialogue delivery and composure was applause worthy. And once again, Fawad showcased his versatility. Without losing the innocence of the role, he won hearts with his performance. Directed by Sarmad Sultan Khoosat, It originally aired on Hum TV from 24 September 2011 to 3 March 2012, consisting of 23 episodes.
Zindagi Gulzar Hai
There is hardly anyone who hasn’t liked Fawad’s performance in the drama. His lively and loving character was in fitting with his quite exceptional and unconventional personality. The story revolves around two people, opposite in thoughts and financial status, and has a strong female protagonist, contributing to its popularity amongst women. The drama had directed by Sultana Siddiqui and produced by Momina Duraid of Moomal Productions. Based on the novel of the same name by Umera Ahmad, it was first telecast from 30 November 2012 to May 2013 in Pakistan. Once again he won our hearts with his flawless performance.
After winning zillion hearts on Pakistani TV and Film Industry, he made his Bollywood debut with Khoobsurat. Ultimately is, has been Fawad’s performance as a distant personality in Khoobsurat which has most wowed both audiences and industry folk. And he’s swept the award as Best Male Debut at Filmfare. Fawad completely changed his look for this movie and stepped right into the skin of Vikram Singh Rathore. His incredible screen presence alongside lead actress Sonam Kapoor was entertaining as per the story. And he very much became the best he’s been. Based on the 1980’s film of the same name, the romantic comedy-drama film craved a niche for himself in Bollywood.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
In a complete contrast to his previous projects, Fawad impressed on a whole new level in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Apart from being the fact that he has extended cameo in the film, but his new avatar left an impact on the audience. Fawad portrayed the character of DJ Ali in the film. Based on the concept of unrequited love, the film stars Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai, with Fawad Khan appearing in a supporting role. He played by picking all his character traits with utmost ease and perfection. And once again he proved that he can pulled off any character.
The actor’s journey has truly been an inspiring one! In his career span over 8 years, with some outstanding performances, right from Bond in ‘Jutt and Bond’ to DJ Ali in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Fawad Khan has made it clear that he is in the showbiz business to stay and how!
Here’s wishing the superstar of our showbiz industry, Fawad Khan, a very happy birthday, from all of us. Are you also impressed like us? Share your thoughts in the comment section below. For more updates keep follow Phupo.