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Shaan Shahid : biography

April 27, 1971 -

Shaan () (born April 27, 1971 in Lahore, Pakistan) is a Pakistani actor, writer and director. Upon making his debut in Javed Fazil's Bulandi alongside Reema Khan, Shaan has acted in numerous commercially successful films and has established himself as one of the critically acclaimed leading actors of Pakistan. it would not be wrong to call Shaan the biggest superstar of the time in Pakistan. Shaan has won many awards in Pakistan including 1 Pride of Performance, 4 National Film Awards, 15 Nigar Awards, 5 Lux Style Awards and 1 Pakistan Media Award.

Early life and family

Armaghan Shahid was born in Lahore to the well-known director Riaz Shahid and television, theater and film actress Neelo. His father was a Muslim whereas his mother was Christian. He himself is a practicing Muslim. His paternal uncle Fiaz Shahid was a cameraman and producer for PTV in Islamabad. He started out his early education at the prestigious Aitchison College. His first acting venture came out at a boy scouts bonfire. He won the best actor's award in a play called Alif Noon, playing a comedy character but never took acting seriously as a career. After leaving Aitchison, he left for New York, United States and joined Newtown High School. Dreaming of becoming a lawyer due to his extraordinary talent of convincing people, he always thought he had a talent to become a lawyer. He stayed in New York for 7 years and then returned to Pakistan for vacation where he took up the family business, Riaz Shahid Films. At the age of 17, he did his first film as a debutante in “Bulandi” which was released in 1990 & was a huge success.http://www.shaanshahid.com/site/biography.html

Filmography

Films

1990

  • Bulandi
  • Nageena

1991

  • Dil
  • Gulfam
  • Hussan da Chor
  • Ishq
  • Ishq Deewana
  • Mard
  • Nadira
  • Nigahen
  • Naag Devta
  • Pyar Hi Pyar
  • Pyar Karan toon naeen darna
  • Sailab

1992

  • Aag
  • Ashqi
  • Be Naam Badshah
  • Boxer
  • Chahat
  • Chakka Punjabi Gori
  • Fateh
  • Mehbooba
  • Naela
  • Shama
  • Silsila Pyar Da

1993

  • Aan Milo Sajna
  • Anjuman
  • Chakori
  • Chandi
  • Hina
  • Ilzam
  • Insaniyat
  • Jadoo Nagri
  • Neelam
  • Teesri Dunya

1994

  • Akhri Mujra
  • Jan
  • Muhabbat Di Aag
  • Munda Kashmiri
  • Naseeb

1995

  • Awargi
  • Main ne Pyar Kiya
  • Naam ki Suhagan

1996

  • Ghunghat
  • Nikkah

1997

  • Barsaat ki Raat
  • Fareb
  • Mohabbat hai Kya Cheez
  • Sangam

1998

  • Do Boond Pani
  • Doli Saja Ke Rakhna
  • Duniya Dekhe Gi
  • Ehsas
  • Haseena numbri Aashiq dasnumbri
  • Insaaf ho to aisa
  • Kabhi haan kabhi naa
  • Kahin pyar na ho jaye
  • King maker
  • Nikah
  • Pardesi
  • Too Meri Main Tera
  • Very Good Duniya Very Bad Loag

1999

  • Babul da Wehra
  • Chohdrani
  • Duniya Dekhe Gi
  • Daku Rani
  • Dekha jaye ga
  • Desan da Raja
  • Dil mein chhupa ke rakhna
  • Dil to pagal hai
  • Guns and Roses
  • Ishq zinda rahe ga
  • Jannat Ki Talash
  • Jazba
  • Koela
  • Kursi aur Qanoon
  • Sala bigra jaye
  • Waris
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