Comedy is not just fun, but an art. And Ismail Shahid knows this. Born to a Khan family, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on 17th August, 1955, Ismail had always been a source of happiness for everyone. He has always spread smiles on everyone’s face. He is an actor as well as a director.

Ismail Shahid is a great comedian of Peshawar TV industry of Pakistan. He is, undoubtedly a great talent which Peshawar is blessed with. He is quite popular among the Pashtoon audience.

Mr. Ismail has done more than 800 plays during his acting career. And all this is not just in one genre, but in radio, stage and drama. But he is most famous for his role in ‘Dwa Auo Dwa Penza (Two and two makes five)’.His other popular comedy dramas are Aku Baku, Keerday Badmash, Gulbaria etc.

Ismail Shahid has also been awarded by Pride of Performance award and 400 other awards. He is indeed a talented asset for our media industry. Mr. Ismail has, himself, also produced 50 tele-films. He has directed these tele films under his own production.

Mr. Ismail is not only a great star, but also a great director. He has a keen observation and a sound knowledge about sound and music. In July 2016, he released two tele-films for Eid Buda Kaka and Roond, Kunr ao Chaara. In December 2017, he was one of the 75 performers who were awarded with the Pride of Peshawar.

Talking about the personal life of Ismail Shahid, he loves to read literature, both Urdu and Pashto. He is a great fan Bano Qudsia, Ashfaq Ahmed, Khan Baba and Khushaal Khan Khattak. Talented people like him are surely needed to revive Pakistani cinema culture at the moment. He has six children. He holds the citizenship of United Kingdom.

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