Naved Aslam

Naved Aslam is an Indian film, television and theatre actor and screenwriter. He has been an actor, director and screenwriter, respectively for TV shows, theater plays and feature films. In 2018, Aslam made his digital debut in the web-series Smoke (running from 2018 to 2019).[1]

Naved Aslam
The Producer of English film “CHAURASTA”, Ms. Vandana addressing the press, during the 39th International Film Festival (IFFI-2008), in Panaji, Goa on November 26, 2008.jpg
Naved Aslam (left), IFFI (2008)
Delhi, India
OccupationActor & Director
Years active1990s–Present
Known forPyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani

Early life and educationEdit

Naved Aslam was born and brought up in Delhi, where his father served as an Urdu literature professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University, while his mother was a high school teacher at a government school. Aslam has been trained in the classical Indian vocal music and has pursued a postgraduate degree in mass communications from Jamia Millia Islamia University based in Delhi. It was his father who introduced him to the theatre. Aslam has written, directed and acted in stage plays for over 10 years.[2]


Aslam, moved to Mumbai to pursue his ambition of becoming a television director, after a decade in theatre. Initially, he spent over 2 years working on some of the international projects. Afterwards, Aslam turned actor and made his first acting television debut in DD National's Byomkesh Bakshi in the year 1993. He had another breakthrough in 1996 by Sony TV's medical drama Hospital.[3] Aslam is best known for playing the role of Chand Raichand in the popular Indian supernatural television series Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani, where he played a 1000 year old supernatural vampire. Apart from working in television, Aslam has played roles in many feature films such as Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, a 2010 film produced by the Balaji Motion Pictures and Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.[4][unreliable source]



2021 The Empire Qambar Ali
2016 Ishqbaaaz Vikram Pradeep Rana
2015–2016 Suryaputra Karn Bhishma; Step Great Grandfather of Pandavas and Kauravas
2013–2014 Beintehaa Usman Abdullah; Fahad and Zain's father (Dead)
2013 Jodha Akbar Bairam Khan
2011–2013 Pavitra Rishta Digvijay Kirloskar (D.K.); Ashna's husband, Manav's Boss, Arjun's father and Purvi's Father-in-law
2010–2011 Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani Chand Raichand; Abhay & Siddharth's adoptive father
1993-1997 Byomkesh Bakshi (TV series)

(Episodes: Wasiyat, Vansh ka Khoon, and Veni Sanhar)

Sukumar,[5] Sitanshu Das[6] and Sanat[7]


Year Title Role
2010 Once Upon A Time in Mumbai Patrick, Sultan's henchman
2007 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. Sunil
2005 Sehar Inspector Joginder Singh Solanki


  1. ^ Smoke, retrieved 30 November 2018
  2. ^ "Naved Aslam". Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Wish there could be more roles written for actors like us". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Naved Aslam". IMDb. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
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