Zahid Ahmed is a Famous Pakistani Actor. On this page, you will know about his Bio, Age, Wiki, Education, Career, Net Worth, Dramas List.
Zahid Ahmed is a Pakistani television actor and former RJ. He was born on 20 September 1984 in Karachi. Zahid worked as a creative manager for PTV World and later became an RJ. Although successful, he left it to pursue a career in acting and made his Broadway debut with a leading role in the play It Runs in the Family (2006). He received widespread acclaim for his portrayal of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Anwar Maqsood’s, Sawa 14 August and its sequel Pawnay 14 August (both 2014). That same year, he made his television debut with the Hum TV romantic series Mehram.
His breakout role in the Hum TV series Alvida (2015), garnered him the Hum Award for Best Villain, and a nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Subsequently, Zahid Ahmed received wide recognition for his portrayal of leading roles in several of the successful series, including Jugnoo, Tum Mere Paas Raho, Sangat, Zara Yaad Kar, and Besharam.
Zahid Ahmed Career:
Zahid Ahmed started his career as an RJ where he hosted the Pakistani version of Australian morning shows The Breakfast Show and The Rush Hour for a year from 2002-2003 but left the show due to his job at a call center in ISB. Due to his experience at radio, Zahid is a professional voice-over artist and has worked on various commercials for BBC, Nokia and is an official member of Voices.com. He also plays a small role in the unreleased film Cedare a joint production of Canada and Pakistan.
In 2006, Zahid Ahmed made his stage debut in a Pakistani adaptation of Ray Cooney’s comedy play, It runs in the family where he portrays Dr. David, and in 2007’s musical, Bombay Dreams as Vikram. His performances in these plays earned him critical ratings and in 2008, he went on to play Raoul de Chagny in universally acclaimed musical, Phantom of the Opera and John Smith in Cooney’s magnum opus, Run For Your Wife in 2011, while he continued to work as a trainer. However, his claim to fame came later when he accepted the role of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Anwar Maqsood’s hit political-drama play, Sawa 14 August in 2013.
Losing 48-pounds for the role he successfully plays the role in over 200 shows performed in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad. He then quit his job at PTV to become a full-time actor and played Butt Sahab – a fat, bald blundering buffoon in another Maqsood’s comedy play Half Plate and reprises his role as Jinnah in Sawa 14 August’s prequel Pawnay 14 August.
ZahidAhmed made a television debut with the series Mehram, in which he earned widespread acclaim and recognition. Sultana Siddiqui offered him the role after watching him at the theater. He went on to star in the hit drama serial Alvida alongside Imran Abbas Naqvi and Sanam Jung, where he portrayed the character Rameez a mentally disturbed husband of Jung, describing his character Zahid said, “Rameez’s passion for Haya is similar to Zahid’s passion for acting.”
In 2016, he played Haider Bakht in ARY Digital’s drama series Besharam opposite Saba Qamar, Atiqa Odho, and Rehan Sheikh. His performance received critical acclaim. He was cast in Geo Entertainment’s high-budget fantasy period drama series, Mor Mahal directed by Sarmad Sultan Khoosat.
Zahid Ahmed married Amna Zahid in 2013. The couple had 2 cute Sons Zaviyar Zahid and Zayan Zahid.
Early Life And Education:
Zahid Ahmed received his early education in Rawalpindi and graduated from Preston University in marketing. Zahid worked as a COO facilitator for sales and customer service operations in an IT company. He left the job when the company was discovered fraudulent and joined Pakistan Television Network’s flagship channel PTV Home and later as a creative manager to launch PTV World, where he met Anwar Maqsood and accept the offer to play Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Maqsood’s theater Sawa 14 August.
Zahid Ahmed Networth:
The net worth of Zahid Ahmed is approximately $3 Million dollars. Most of it is earned by his profession of acting. His primary source of income is acting.
Zahid Ahmed Drama List:
|Hum TV||Mehram, Alvidaa, Jugnoo, Tum Mere Paas Raho|
Sangat, Zara Yaad Kar, Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain
Dil e Jaanam, Tau Dil Ka Kia Hua, Daldal
Dil Diyan Gallan, Dil Diyan Gallan, Ishq Zahe Naseeb
Mein Na Janoo, Mohabbat Tujhe Alvida, Faryaad
|Ary Digital||Besharam, Naimat, Pukaar|
|Har PAl Geo||Mera Kya Qasoor Tha|
|Urdu One||Gustakh Ishq|
Social Media Handlings:
Zahid has 1.3 million followers on Instagram.
Zahid has 17400 Followers on Twitter
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He has 24000 Followers on Facebook.
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Zaviyar Zahid and Zayan Zahid
5 feet 9 inches