Adnan Siddiqui

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).[2][3] He also has his own production house, Cereal Entertainment,[4][5] 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.

Adnan Siddiqui
عدنان صدیقی
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Born (1969-10-23) 23 October 1969 (age 51)
OccupationTv actor, film actor, model, producer
Years active1988–present
Known forA Mighty Heart (Hollywood film)
Uroosa (PTV)
Ishq Junoon Deewangi
Mere Paas Tum Ho
RelativesAsad Siddiqui (nephew)

Early life and educationEdit

Siddiqui was educated at the St. Patrick's High School, Karachi.[6] 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.[7]

Actor Asad Siddiqui is his nephew.[8]


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[9] and was its red carpet host.[10] 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.[1] 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".[11]



  • Itraaf
Year Title Role TV Channel Notes Ref
1994 Uroosa PTV Classical hit, Directed by Qasim Jalali [12]
1996 Pal Do Pal PTV Super hit, Written by Haseena Moin [13]
1998 Saibaan PTV Written by Naheed Sultana Akhtar [14]
1999 Colony 52 PTV Memerable [15]
1999 Sila PTV World Memerable, DIRECTED BY MISBAH KHALID [15]
1999 Samander Hai Darmiyan PTV Memerable
1999 Ghulam Gardish PTV Memerable
2000 Kabhi Kabhi Pyaar Main PTV Super Hit, Directed By Afreen Baig [16]
2001 Zaib Un Nisa Mahmood PTV Directed by Sahira Kazmi [17]
2003 Umrao Jaan Ada Geo Entertainment [18]
2003 Mehndi Taha PTV Super hit drama, Directed By Muhammad Javed Fazil
2004 Wajood-E-Lariab Mohid Farooq Indus TV Written by Umera Ahmed [19]
2005 Aandhi PTV
2006 Manzil Sajid ARY Digital
2007 Yaadain PTV Home Nominted for 7th Lux Style Awards in the categori of Best TV Play (Terrestrial) [20]
2007 Dually Wed (aka Aurat Aur Char Dewari) Rafiq ARY Digital TV Movie [21]
2008 Meri Adhoori Mohabbat Geo Entertainment [22]
2008 Kaisa Yeh Junoon ARY Digital Nominated in the 2 categories of 8th Lux Style Awards [23]
2008 Socha Na Tha
2008–2009 Doraha Azfar Geo Entertainment Nominated in 4 categories of 9th Lux Style Awards, Written by Umera Ahmed [24]
2009 Mulaqat Hum TV [25][26]
2009 Aania TV One [27]
2009 Shiddat Hum TV Directed By M.JAvaid Fazil [28]
2009 Meri Jaan Hum TV [29]
2009–2010 Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan Aadil Geo Entertainment Nominated for 5 categories of 10th Lux Style Awards, Written by Umera Ahmad [30]
2010 Vasl Hashim Hum TV Directed by Mehreen Jabbar [31]
2010 Hawa Rait Aur Aangan PTV Home Directed by Ali Rizvi [32]
2010 Diya Jale Asfand ARY Digital [33]
2010 Choti Si Kahani Ahmed PTV Home Nominated for 6 categories of THE 3RD PAKISTAN MEDIA AWARDS, Written by Haseena Moin [34]
2010–2011 Parsa Salman Hum TV Dramatized By Tahira Wasti [35]
2011 Kasi Yeh Agan PTV Home [36]
2011–2012 Jal Pari Rashid Geo Entertainment Directed by Sarmad Khoosat [37]
2011 Meray Qatil Meray Dildar Bakhtyar Hum TV [38]
2011 Maat Faisal Hum TV Written by Umera Ahmed [39]
2011 Mohabbat Rooth Jaye Toh Zain, Shahnawaz and Shumail's friend Hum TV Written by Faiza Iftikhar [40]
2012 Shikwa Na Shikyat Hai Express Entertainment [41]
2012 Mohabbat Jaye Bhar Mein Basharat Hum TV [42]
2012 Sandal Geo Entertainment special appearance
2012 Pat Jahr Ke Bad Urdu 1
2013 Humnasheen Hassan Hum TV [43]
2013–2014 Ek Thi Paro TV One [44]
2014 Darmiyan ARY Digital [45]
2014 Aahista Aahista Hum TV [46]
2014 Ru Baru Taimoor Hum TV
2014 Mere Humdum Mere Dost Haider (Taufeeq's business partner) Urdu 1 Writer Farhat Ishtiaq [47]
2014 Jaanam A-Plus TV [48]
2015 Kitna Satatay Ho Hassan Hum TV [49]
2015 Pakeeza Azeem Hum TV Written by Bushra Ansari [50]
2015 Karb Hamza Hum TV [51]
2015 Mohabbat Ho Gayi Tumse Ryam TV One Written by Haseena Moin [52]
2015–2016 Dil Tere Naam Urdu 1 [53]
2016–2017 Khushboo ka safar TV One [54]
2017 Aitbaar Aaj Entertainment
2017 Sammi Rashid Hum TV Written by Noor ul Huda Shah
2018 Ghughi Rasheed TV One based on Amrita Pritam's novel [55]
2018 Belapur Ki Dayan Shakir Hum TV Nominated for 6 categories of Hum Awards [56]
2019–2020 Mere Paas Tum Ho Shehwaar ARY Digital Numerous Hit, Written by Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar [57]
2019–2020 Yeh Dil Mera Farooq Hum TV Written by Farhat Ishtiaq [58]
2020 Jeeto Pakistan League Contestant ARY Digital Captain (Lahore Falcons)


Year Movie Role director Notes
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

Year Awards Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
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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