7 Actors/Actresses Who Quit Television For Movies

Recently, there have been a lot of people from the showbiz quitting their way from the television to be seen on the big screen. Some of them have find great success on this very path. Lets see who they are:


7. Adeel Hussain:

Adeel Hussain is a Pakistani actor and director. He started his career in 1990’s. At first he made appearances in advertisements, telefilms, Tv dramas and music videos. He is well known for his roles in, ” Daam, Muhabbat Subh ka Sitara hai, Jackson Heights etc.” The last drama serial he did was, “Jackson Heights” which aired during the years, 2014 and 2015. Then in 2016 he made a cameo appearance in Bin roye as himself in the song “Balle Balle”. He was then only seen acting in the movies. He did his debut movie, “Ho Mann Jahan” in 2016 and in the same year he did another movie, named “Dobara Phir Se”.

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6. Urwa Hussain:

Urwa Hussain is a Pakistani VJ, actress and model. She started her career in 2012 in her debut drama, “Meri Ladli”. She entered the entertainment industry as a VJ and then emerged out as a great actress after some months. She is famous for her dramas, “Meri Ladli, Kahi Unkahi, Kitni Girhein Baki Hain, Udaari etc.” Udaari aired on Hum Tv in the year 2016 and since then she has only be seen doing movies on the big screen. She did her debut movie, “Na Maloom Afraad” in the year 2014. Her latest film was, “Rangreza” in which her lead actor was Bilal Ashraf. She has signed 2 movies that will be released later this year, namely, “Kaaf Kangana and Jhol”.

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5. Shehryar Munawar Siddiqui:

Shehryaar Munawar is a Pakistani actor and film producer. He started off his career as a model and then became an actor. He is well known for his debut drama on Hum Tv, “Meray Dard Ko Jo Zaban Mile” which aired in the year 2012. His famous dramas are, “Kahi Un Kahi and Zindagi Gulzaar Hai”. He was seen doing a drama in 2014, named, “Aasmanon Pay Likha” since then he hasn’t done any drama serial. His debut movie was, “Ho Mann Jahaan”.One of his movies, “Project Ghazi” is expected to finally get released this year after stopping it’s initial release in 2017. He has also signed a movie, ‘Paray Hat Love” which is to be released later this year.

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4. Fahad Mustafa:

Fahad Mustafa is a well known Pakistani actor, producer and a Pakistani game show host. Fahad Mustafa was first seen in a drama serial, “Sheeshay Ka Mahal”. His other famous drama serials comprises of, Haal-e-dil, Bahu Rani, Pul Siraat etc. Later in 2008 he introduced himself as a producer and was successful in this field also. “Meri Beti” aired on Ary Digital in 2013 which was Fahad Mustafa’s first ever production. The latest drama from his production house, airing on Ary digital is, “Cheekh”. His debut movie was, “Na Maloom Afraad” which got released in 2014 and since then he has not worked as a television actor. His latest movies are, “Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2” and “Load Wedding”. Both of these films released in 2018 and were a great success in the Pakistani Box Office. He has currently signed a new project, namely, “Band Toh Ab Bajay Ga” which will be released in 2019.


3. Maya Ali:

Maya Ali is a Pakistani actress, VJ and a model. She is well known for her drama serial, “Mann Mayal” for which she also won the award for THE BEST TV ACTRESS. She is mainly famous as a Tv drama actress for doing a bunch of good dramas, including, “Durr-e-Shehwar, Khoya Khoya Chand, Shanakht, Diyar-e-Dil, Mann Mayal, Sanam” and so many more. She was seen in a drama serial ‘Sanam” opposite Usman khalid Butt in 2016 and since then she hasn’t returned to the Tv. In 2018, she came in her debut movie, “Teefa In Trouble” which was a great success. She has signed a new movie, “Paray Hut Love” which is releasing this year.


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Maya Ali in Mann Mayal

2. Fawad Khan:

Fawad Khan is a Pakistani actor, model and a singer. He emerged in the entertainment industry as a singer of 2 rock bands which were operational from 1994 to 2000. His debut drama, “Jutt and Bond” aired on television in the year 2001. His famous drama serials comprises of, “Daastan, Kuch Pyaar Ka Pagalpan, Humsafar, Zindagi Gulzaar Hai” and so many more. He did two amazing telefilms, named, Ajj Kuch Na Kaho in 2010 and Behadd in 2013. His last drama was, “Armaan” which aired in the year 2013 and since then he has not been doing any drama serials. His debut movie was, Bilal Lashari’s, “Khuda Kay Liye”.

He is currently working on a movie which is set to be released this year, namely, “The Legend Of Maula Jatt”.

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1. Mahira Khan:

Mahira Khan is a very famous Pakistani actress who started her career as a VJ in 2006. She hosted many shows in her starting years, in showbiz. In 2011, she acted in her debut drama, “Neeyat” which was directed by Mahreen Jabbar. Her work impressed the showbiz industry and since then she has been considered as a profound actress. She got roles in amazing drama serials including, Humsafar in 2011, Shehr-e-Zaat in 2012, Sadqay Tumhare in 2014. Sadqay Tumhare was the last drama she did and since then her luck in movies is going great. “Bol” a Shoaib Mansoor’s direction was Mahira Khan’s debut movie which came in the year 2011. She has been doing a bunch of great lollywood movies since her debut movie, “Bol” in 2011 which consists of, Bin Roye and Manto in 2015, Ho Mann Jahaan and Actor In Law in 2016, Verna in 2017 and 7 Din Muhabbat In in the year 2018. She is currently working on a movie, named, “The Legend Of Maula Jatt.” She has also announced to work on a new project, “Superstar.”

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Mahira Khan in Humsafar

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