Popular TV actor from Pakistan, Jamshed Ansari knew his job well. Perfection was his biggest tool. His sweet smile and peculiar dialogue delivery were a source of pleasure to watch in classic dramas of 70’s and 80’s. Jamshed Ansari was indeed an unforgettable talent of Pakistan.
Jamshed Ansari was born in India on 31st December, 1942. He was very young when he, along with his family migrated to Pakistan in 1948. Mr. Ansari did his Bachelors in Arts, in 1964 and then went to London for higher studies.
There he did some TV production courses and Computer Engineering. Jamshed Ansari, while he was studying in London, also did stage shows and worked for BBC. He started his career from Radio and then Theatre in Pakistan.
‘Hamid Mian Kay Haan’ was one of his very early radio plays that became popular among people for a very long time before going to London. When he came back from London in 1968, his first project was a TV play named ‘Jharokay’ which went very successful.
Then Jamshed Ansari never looked back. One after another, many dramas went on adding more fame in his fate. Jamshed did a great role in Agha Nasir’s written play ‘Ghora Ghaas Khata hai’. That play was appreciated a lot. One of his most memorable roles was of ‘Hasnaat Bhai’, in Uncle Urfi. One of his dialogues ‘Chakku hai meray pass’ became most famous.
Jamshed Ansari did numerous Radio programs and plays as well. He also appeared in three movies. His very first film was ‘Saughat’. He also did an Urdu film ‘Pakeeza’ and a Punjabi film ‘Aj Dian Kurian’. Jamshed was awarded by various awards. Jamshed Ansari left us on 24th August, 2005. He died because of Brain tumor. He will always be missed.