Arshad Mahmood is a renowned Pakistani actor, music composer and a singer. He started his acting career in 1972. He is best known for his acting in a popular Pakistani drama serial, Aangan Tehra. In another drama serial Dhoop Kinare he played an important secondary role of ‘Baba’ which was of Dr. Ahemr’s foster father.
He also acted in another drama serial “Unkahi”. In 1970’s, Arshad Mahmood participated in an important role and also participated in music composition of program ‘SUCH GUP’. The tenure of the acting career Arshad Mahmood had been appreciated by the widespread audience.
The music for many Ghazals sung by Nayyara Noor and Tina Sani was also composed by Arshad Mahmood. He also composed music for many Pakistani drama serials and plays such as Dhoop Kinare. He also supported Ali Haider from the beginning of his career on his first music album Jan-e-Jan Sun released by EMI Pakistan.
The song included in ‘Dhoop Kinare’ called DOSTI EK MEHAK was part of this music album. The music for many national songs including the famous one “Watan ki mitti gawah rehna” was also composed by Arshad Mehmood. Some of his works include his acting in Khamosh Pani in 2003. He took part in 50-50 which was a famous comedy skit play.
Apart from all this he is a faculty member at National Academy of Performing Arts in Karachi, Pakistan. The professional career of Arshad Mahmood includes immense participation in the acting spectrum as well as in music composition side.
Arshad Mehmood’s other albums include “Khamosh Pani”. He has acted in four films; Khamosh Pani released in 2003, Ho Mann Jahaan released in 2016, Mehrunisa V lub U released in 2017 and Allahyar and the Legend of Markhor released in 2018. His TV serials as a composer include Ankhai, Akkar Bakkar Bambay Bo, Such Gup and Nestle Nido Young Stars.