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This article is about the television actor. For other uses, see Shakeel (disambiguation).
Shakeel (Orig. Yousuf Kamal)
Born Yousuf Kamal[1][2]
29 May 1938[1]
Bhopal, Bhopal State, British India (now India)

Shakeel, born as Yousuf Kamal (born 29 May 1943, Bhopal), is a Pakistani television actor best known for his roles in Uncle Urfi and Mehboob Ahmed in Aangan Terha. He has also acted in a number of local films as well as an English film, Jinnah and Traffic Serial for BBC Channel-4. He is also known for his philanthropic activities.


Shakeel and his family migrated to Karachi, Pakistan in 1952.[1] He was born as Yusuf Kamal in Bhopal, British India.[3]

He received his primary education from an English medium school in prepartition India and a French missionary school in India.[2]



He made his debut in the film, Honehar in 1966.[2]

  • Josh-e-intiqaam (1968)
  • Nakhuda (1968)
  • Papi (1968)
  • Zindigi (1968)
  • Dastaan (1969)
  • Insaan aur gadha (1973)[4]
  • Badal aur bijli (1973)[4]
  • Chahat (1973)[4]
  • Traffic Movie - TV Serial (BBC Channel-4 )[4]
  • Jinnah (film) (1998) as Liaquat Ali Khan[5]

. wapsi (in 2006-07)


Television roles:[6]

  • Honeymoon
  • Tick Tick Company
  • Mantorama[4]
  • Afshan[4]
  • She jee[4]
  • Zameen[4]
  • Doosri Aurat[4]
  • Aandhi[4]
  • Tum say mil kar[4]
  • Saaye[4]
  • Jab Jab Dil Miley[4]
  • Shehzori[4]
  • Chaudhwee ka Chand[4]
  • Colony 52[4]
  • Dhoop Mein Sawan[4]
  • Kothi No 156[4]
  • Qutubuddins[4]
  • Zer Zabar Pesh[4]
  • Naam Dar[4]
  • Ankahi[4]
  • Uraan
  • Anaa
  • The Castle: Aik Umeed
  • Uroosa[4]
  • Chand Grahan
  • Uraan[4]
  • Uncle Urfi[4]
  • Tapish.
  • Parchaiyan.
  • Ankahi
  • Aangan Terha
  • Koi to Barish
  • Dil Ko Manana Nahi Aya
  • Aansoo (Cameo)
  • Umrao Jaan Ada (Cameo)
  • Meri Zaat zara e benishan (Cameo)
  • Dil E Muztar
  • Kankar
  • Mujhe Khuda Pe Yakeen Hai


In recognition of his contribution to show business, he was awarded the Pride of Performance in 1992.[2]


External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • PTV biography

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