Pakistani celebrities of the TV industry in the 70s, 80s and 90s left behind a remarkable benchmark of professionalism that today’s young lot is yet to achieve.




From world-famous Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan to the most-talented Umar Sharif, Pakistan has produced a number of artistes that brought acclaims to Pakistan from the home and abroad.

Let’s take a look from some of the finest actors that Pakistan was blessed to have.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Members of the popular sitcom ‘Fifty Fifty’

Rahat Kazmi and Saira Kazmi

Ever-green Umar Sharif with model Aarzo

Salman Ahmed

Bushra Ansari with Khayam Sarhadi

A snap of one of the old Eid shows

Nazia Hassan

Drama Serial Aabginey (1978 – 1979)

Zafar Masud as Nosha with a co-star in Karachi centre’s Khuda Ki Basti