Faisal Qureshi - Biography, Career and Personal Life

Faisal Qureshi

Biography

Faysal Qureshi is a distinctive Pakistani artist, television host, and producer as well. He is one of Pakistan’s utmost open-handedly rewarded actors Faisal Qureshi is a charismatic and most praised Pakistani on-screen character, writer, host, producer, and singer who is tireless. It was clearly remembered and highly admired by him the year he got called the Entertainment Business Merit. He is a Pakistan-on-screen actor, producer, and TV host. During his years running in Pakistan, he received many compensated TV roles. He was the first in the TV serial Buta from Toba Tek Singh (1999).

Fact‌ ‌File‌ ‌ ‌

  • Birth‌ ‌Date‌ –  26th October 1973
  • Birth‌ ‌Place‌ ‌–Lahore, Pakistan  ‌
  • Age‌ ‌–‌ 47 in 2020 
  • FatherAbid Qureshi
  • Mother – Afshan Qureshi
  • Brother- Imran Qureshi 
  • Marital‌ ‌Status‌ ‌–‌ Married 
  • Wife –‌  Sana Qureshi 
  • Children – Two daughters and one son 
  • Son – Farman Qureshi 
  • Daughters – Hanish Qureshi and Ayat Qureshi 
  • Nationality‌ ‌–Pakistani‌ ‌
  • Religion–‌ ‌Islam‌ ‌ ‌
  • Occupation –  Actor, Host, and Producer 

After performing a lot as an anchor, Faisal Qureshi hosted a morning show, Salam Zindagi on Ary Zindagi, but lately, Salam Zindagi has ended on a lighter note. The last episode of Salam Zindagi was on air last October 2019. He is currently working as an actor and producer both, meanwhile hosting. 

Background 

Faysal Qureshi, best known as the king of expression, has managed to gain a huge fan following through his TV hits. Like ‘Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan,’ ‘Qaid-e-Tanhai,’ ‘Mera Yaqeen,’ ‘Roag,’ ‘Bashar Momin,’ and many others. With the charisma he carries with him, a zillion of fans worldwide have fallen head over heels in love with him. The well-known Faysal Qureshi does not need any introduction. No one can beat the talent of this charismatic man. The multi-talented, good-looking man is an actor and a host, model, and producer. He has appeared in more than 50 serials in the lead role.

Faisal Qureshi also played the lead role in the highly admired drama serial Bashar Momin. In 2018, he was found in the vengeance-based drama Serial Khalis. In 2015, one of Daily Pakistani TV’s most waged actors paid Rs. 2 crores for each scene. Since 2016, Faisal has been running the Morning Show Salam Zindagi, promoted in ARY Zindagi. The first performance of “Salam Zindagi” aired in October 2019. Another game show, “Khush Raho Pakistan With Facial Qureshi,” debuted on Bol TV on 28 November 2019. Faisal Qureshi was selected as the CLF Goodwill Ambassador by the Children’s Literary Festival on July 30, 2019.

Personal Life 

Faysal Qureshi defines himself as a really naughty little kid. Faysal Qureshi also loved playing cricket with his friends, and very often, they used to break glass windows of neighbors’ houses. And there were many other naughty things which made other people really angry. Faysal Qureshi had a big group of friends who were always ready to play cricket no matter what the situation was like. He was also someone who liked to have his own style in many things, which made his mother’s job really difficult at times.

Educational Qualification 

Faisal Qureshi did his graduation after entering the Pakistan showbiz industry.

Family Particulars 

Faisal Qureshi is the son of famous Abid Qureshi and Afshan Qureshi, notably known actors of Pakistan; he was born in Lahore. Because of having his family background or fame, Faysal was a bit used to the showbiz world and found his passion within this field.

Faysal Qureshi’s uncle named Riffat Qureshi, has also been a part of the media industry. His uncle is a sound specialist from 1960 to 1970. Faysal Qureshi’s aunt was also a famous actress. She contributed to many films.

Married Life 

Married life to Faisal Qureshi was not as sound and straightforward as many others as he was first married at 18. Unfortunately, that marriage failed and the couple was divorced seven years later, despite having a six-year-old daughter. He married again when he turned 28, however once again, sadly, the marriage did not go too long, and the couple was divorced two years later. Faisal gets married a third time, at the beginning of 2010, to a woman named Sana. He currently lives in Karachi with his mother, wife, has two daughters, Hansih and Ayat Qureshi, and a son named Farman Qureshi.

Professional Life 

As An Actor 

Faisal Qureshi started his career as a young artist and showed up in the plays Emergency Ward and Andhera Ujala for PTV. He made his first film appearance as an entertainer in the 2000 film Saza. He previously played side roles in TV serials, earlier handling his first leading role as “Boota” in Boota from Toba Tek Singh which made him a medium-term star. Faysal has additionally shown up as an appointed authority on rivalry shows Dum Hai To Entertain Kar and Nachle. He likewise facilitated the unscripted TV drama Hero Banney Ki Tarang and the morning show Muskurati Morning on TVOne Global alongside Ayesha Khalid. He additionally played a variety of characters in primarily various praised performances, including Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan (2009), Main Abdul Qadir Hoon (2010) as main leads friend, Qaid-e-Tanhai (2010), and Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga (2011–2018). Faysal additionally played the leading role in the 2014’s acclaimed dramatization sequential Bashar Momin. In 2018, he was found in retribution-based show arrangement Khalish. In 2015, Daily Pakistan announced that Faysal has gotten one of the most generously compensated TV artists, charging Rs. 2 million for each scene.

Faisal Qureshi’s Films 

  1. Saza (1992)
  2. Aina (2013) (Nadeem)
  3. Good Morning Karachi (2015) (Shavaiz)
  4. Manto (2015) (Asim)
  5. Laloolal.com (2016) (Rameez)
  6. Sorry: A Love Story (2020) (TBA)

Faisal Qureshi’s Telefilms 

  1. Resham Si Shaam
  2. Muthi Bhar Mithi
  3. Babies Unlimited
  4. Nass Baliye 
  5. Talluq
  6. Hum Kahani Meri Zubani
  7. Phir Kab Milo Ge
  8. Tarang Houseful-Aina

Faisal Qureshi’s television dramas;

  1. Mirza and Sons
  2. Andhera and Ujala
  3. Bootaa from Toba Tek Singh
  4. Masuri
  5. Harjaee
  6. Umrao Jan Ada
  7. Sawan
  8. Lagan
  9. Emergency Ward
  10. Tum Kahan Hum Kahan
  11. Mann o Salwa
  12. Ahsaas
  13. Salman
  14. Deewar
  15. Ab Ghar Janai Do
  16. Abhi Abhi
  17. Barish Kai Ansu
  18. Meri Unsuni Kahaani
  19. Aashti
  20. Tikon
  21. Qaid e Tanhai
  22. Sansal
  23. Kitnay Door Kitnay Paas
  24. Jaaey Kahan Ye Dil
  25. Haal e Dil
  26. Ishq Ibadat
  27. Jeet Ka Dum
  28. Kya Meri Shaadi Shahrukh Se Hogi
  29. The Ghost
  30. Ek Hatheli Pe Hina Ek Hatheli Pe Lahoo
  31. Meri Jaan
  32. Mera Saeein
  33. Umm e Kulsoom
  34. Khusboo ka Ghar
  35. Teray Janay Ke Baad
  36. Main Abdul Qadir Hoon
  37. Mann Ke Moti
  38. Bashar Momin
  39. Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan
  40. Chaar Chand
  41. Ruswaa
  42. Kis Din mera Viyah Howaiga
  43. Sabz Pari Laal Kabootar
  44. Main Bushra
  45. Roag
  46. Iqraar
  47. Bheegi Palkain
  48. Mariam
  49. Main Manto
  50. Waada
  51. Aap ke Liye
  52. Tum Meri Ho
  53. Kis din Mera Viyah Howaiga (season 4)
  54. Baba Jani
  55. Khalish
  56. Rang Laaga
  57. Mol
  58. Haiwan
  59. Starangi

As A Host 

He also hosted the reality show ‘Hero Banney Ki Tarang’ and the morning show ‘Muskurati Morning’ on TVOne Global and Ayesha Khalid. He remained the part of ‘Salam Zindagi’ for many years and Faizan Sheikh and Adi on ARY Zindagi. 

Awards & Appreciation

Faisal Qureshi has won many awards and recognition and out of which the well-known are:

  • Lux Style Award 2015 (Best TV Actor for Rang Laga)
  • 1st Indus Drama Award (Best Supporting Actor for Wujud-e-Lorib)
  • First Pakistani Media Award (Best Drama Actor for main lead) and winner of several awards and honors
  • 2nd Pakistan Media Awards (Best Morning Show for Muscuarti Morning)
  • Pakistan Media Awards (Best Host)
  • 10th Lux Style Award (Male TV actor and the best TV actor for Zara-e-benisan).

Current Life 

NowFaisal Qureshi ( فیصل قریشی) hosted a new style of game show Khush Raho Pakistan with Faysal Quraishi on BOL TV. He told his game show in detail that Khush Raho Pakistan with Faysal Quraishi is a different game show. Mainly we try to engage the audience with exciting games—audience and fans like the show.

Upcoming Project

Faysal Qureshi is trying an innovative thing in his profession; he will be expected to appear in a web series. He is collaborating with Iman Ali for Baadshah Begum, which is a production of Rafay Rashidi. Faysal said while speaking to Image, “We’re in the initial stage right now. Working on the script and the characters, lots of other things. I’m very excited; Iman and I are working together for the first time. The cast also includes Gohar Rasheed and Imran Ashraf.”

We’ve been in talks for a while, and now that it’s been announced and is properly happening, we’re all on board and happy,” he further said. The story revolves around themes of inheritance, family politics, gender inequality, and male dominance. Qureshi’s role will be playing the arch-villain in the story, written by Saji Gul of O Rangreza fame. According to sources, the series will come out sometime after October; however, a confirmed release date has not been mentioned.

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