Adnan Siddiqui (Urdu: عدنان صدیقی) (born 23 October 1969) is a Pakistani actor, producer and model who has worked in Lollywood and Hollywood and also made his debut in Bollywood with the Hindi film Mom (2017). He also has his own production house, Cereal Entertainment, churning out serials like Aadat and Ghughi. After PTV's classical drama Uroosa, he performed a side roll in a leading Pakistani drama serial Mere Paas Tum Ho.
|Occupation||Tv actor, film actor, model, producer|
|Known for||A Mighty Heart (Hollywood film)|
Ishq Junoon Deewangi
Mere Paas Tum Ho
|Relatives||Asad Siddiqui (nephew)|
Early life and educationEdit
Siddiqui was educated at the St. Patrick's High School, Karachi. He is the youngest in a family of eight children, born in Lahore where his father moved from Uttar Pradesh before shifting the whole family to Karachi some time after the birth of Adnan.
He has appeared in many commercials and drama serials, including Uroosa, Pal Do Pal, Meri Adhoori Mohabbat, Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan, Doraha, Hawa Rait Aur Aangan, Choti Si Kahani, Vasl and Parsa. Siddiqui first started his filming career in the 1990s; he became notable for being cast in the popular drama Uroosa and one of the famous travel reality shows of the time Gulls & Guys directed by Shoaib Mansoor. In 2002, he was nominated for Best Actor (TV) in the Lux Style Awards and was its red carpet host. He also played a small role alongside Angelina Jolie and Irrfan Khan in the 2007 film A Mighty Heart. In 2010, Siddiqui won Best Supporting Actor Award for Ishq Junoon Deewangi on Pakistan Media Award. He made his debut in Pakistani film Yalghaar. Siddiqui has acted in the roles that were better suited for the young actors and he admitted that "people ask why I act with women half my age".
|1994||Uroosa||PTV||Classical hit, Directed by Qasim Jalali|||
|1996||Pal Do Pal||PTV||Super hit, Written by Haseena Moin|||
|1998||Saibaan||PTV||Written by Naheed Sultana Akhtar|||
|1999||Sila||PTV World||Memerable, DIRECTED BY MISBAH KHALID|||
|1999||Samander Hai Darmiyan||PTV||Memerable|
|2000||Kabhi Kabhi Pyaar Main||PTV||Super Hit, Directed By Afreen Baig|||
|2001||Zaib Un Nisa||Mahmood||PTV||Directed by Sahira Kazmi|||
|2003||Umrao Jaan Ada||Geo Entertainment|||
|2003||Mehndi||Taha||PTV||Super hit drama, Directed By Muhammad Javed Fazil|
|2004||Wajood-E-Lariab||Mohid Farooq||Indus TV||Written by Umera Ahmed|||
|2007||Yaadain||PTV Home||Nominted for 7th Lux Style Awards in the categori of Best TV Play (Terrestrial)|||
|2007||Dually Wed (aka Aurat Aur Char Dewari)||Rafiq||ARY Digital||TV Movie|||
|2008||Meri Adhoori Mohabbat||Geo Entertainment|||
|2008||Kaisa Yeh Junoon||ARY Digital||Nominated in the 2 categories of 8th Lux Style Awards|||
|2008||Socha Na Tha|
|2008–2009||Doraha||Azfar||Geo Entertainment||Nominated in 4 categories of 9th Lux Style Awards, Written by Umera Ahmed|||
|2009||Shiddat||Hum TV||Directed By M.JAvaid Fazil|||
|2009||Meri Jaan||Hum TV|||
|2009–2010||Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan||Aadil||Geo Entertainment||Nominated for 5 categories of 10th Lux Style Awards, Written by Umera Ahmad|||
|2010||Vasl||Hashim||Hum TV||Directed by Mehreen Jabbar|||
|2010||Hawa Rait Aur Aangan||PTV Home||Directed by Ali Rizvi|||
|2010||Diya Jale||Asfand||ARY Digital|||
|2010||Choti Si Kahani||Ahmed||PTV Home||Nominated for 6 categories of THE 3RD PAKISTAN MEDIA AWARDS, Written by Haseena Moin|||
|2010–2011||Parsa||Salman||Hum TV||Dramatized By Tahira Wasti|||
|2011||Kasi Yeh Agan||PTV Home|||
|2011–2012||Jal Pari||Rashid||Geo Entertainment||Directed by Sarmad Khoosat|||
|2011||Meray Qatil Meray Dildar||Bakhtyar||Hum TV|||
|2011||Maat||Faisal||Hum TV||Written by Umera Ahmed|||
|2011||Mohabbat Rooth Jaye Toh||Zain, Shahnawaz and Shumail's friend||Hum TV||Written by Faiza Iftikhar|||
|2012||Shikwa Na Shikyat Hai||Express Entertainment|||
|2012||Mohabbat Jaye Bhar Mein||Basharat||Hum TV|||
|2012||Sandal||Geo Entertainment||special appearance|
|2012||Pat Jahr Ke Bad||Urdu 1|
|2013–2014||Ek Thi Paro||TV One|||
|2014||Aahista Aahista||Hum TV|||
|2014||Ru Baru||Taimoor||Hum TV|
|2014||Mere Humdum Mere Dost||Haider (Taufeeq's business partner)||Urdu 1||Writer Farhat Ishtiaq|||
|2015||Kitna Satatay Ho||Hassan||Hum TV|||
|2015||Pakeeza||Azeem||Hum TV||Written by Bushra Ansari|||
|2015||Mohabbat Ho Gayi Tumse||Ryam||TV One||Written by Haseena Moin|||
|2015–2016||Dil Tere Naam||Urdu 1|||
|2016–2017||Khushboo ka safar||TV One|||
|2017||Sammi||Rashid||Hum TV||Written by Noor ul Huda Shah|
|2018||Ghughi||Rasheed||TV One||based on Amrita Pritam's novel|||
|2018||Belapur Ki Dayan||Shakir||Hum TV||Nominated for 6 categories of Hum Awards|||
|2019–2020||Mere Paas Tum Ho||Shehwaar||ARY Digital||Numerous Hit, Written by Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar|||
|2019–2020||Yeh Dil Mera||Farooq||Hum TV||Written by Farhat Ishtiaq|||
|2020||Jeeto Pakistan League||Contestant||ARY Digital||Captain (Lahore Falcons)|
|2007||A Mighty Heart||Dost Aliani||Michael Winterbottom||Hollywood film|
|2016||Yalghaar||Col. Imran||Hassan Rana||Urdu film|
|2017||Mom||Anand||Ravi Udyawar||Hindi film|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2002||Lux Style Awards||Best Actor TV||Nominated|
|2005||The 1st Indus Drama Awards||Best Actor Serial in a Leading Role||Nominated|
|2010||Pakistan Media Award||Best Supporting Actor||Ishq Junoon Deewangi||Won|
|2012||Hum Awards||Best Actor||Meray Qatil Meray Dildar||Nominated|
|2013||Hum Awards||Best Actor||Humnasheen||Nominated|
|2014||Hum Awards||Best Actor||Aahista Aahista||Nominated|
|2015||Hum Awards||Best Actor||Karb||Nominated|
|2017||Hum Awards||Best Actor||Sammi||Won|
|2017||Hum Awards||Best Onscreen Couple Popular||Sammi||Nominated|
|2019||Hum Awards||Best Actor Popular||Belapur Ki Dayan||Nominated|
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