You may be aware of the famous Humayun Saeed. He is a Pakistani producer and actor. Also, you may know him as Danish from the epic drama series, Mery Paas Tum Ho. Humayun is also the co-founder of the media production house Six Sigma Plus.
Moreover, he has played dozens of Pakistani tv dramas and some limited number of movies. Likewise, he has appeared in many drama serials and movies. Thus, he has earned various accolades
Early Life and Family
Humayun Saeed was born on July 27th, 1971, in Karachi, in a well educated Punjabi family. He went to Nasra School in Karachi, where he excelled in his academic records and earned the distinction throughout his academic career till matriculation. After that, he enrolled himself at a reputed institution Saint Patrick’s College in Karachi and received a bachelor’s degree in commerce.
Saeed once in an interview said he was happily employed as a general manager in a garment factory before he set foot into showbiz. Moreover, he described himself as a shy person when growing up.
In addition, he said that his parents were against his career at an early stage. They were not in support of the showbiz career. but with the passage of time with his great effort, they understood or we can say they are even proud of him now. Whereas, his wife’s Samina Humayun Saeed is associated with a very conservative family. However, she faced many problems at an early stage but now she has maturity level.
Breakthrough and Debut
Humayun began his career as a tv producer in the late 80s. His first production did not make favorable results. However, after he stepped into showbiz, his powerful presence caught the eyes of the directors. Then, he was cast in tv shows for acting roles. In 1995, he made his acting debut with Karoron Ka Aadmi.
Furthermore, in the same year for his performance in Ab Tum Ja Sakte Ho, he received the best actor award.
Alongside this, he continued doing the production of television. In the late 90s, he partnered with Sultana Siddiqui. Then, in the 2000s, he partnered with Abdullah Kadwari for his production companies. The people hail him as one of the most successful and powerful producers of the current time.
Films by Humayun Saeed
In 1999, Humayun made his film debut with Samina Pirzada’s movie, Inteha. In the film, he portrayed a negative role. Also, he went on to receive the National Award of Best Actor for his role in his first film.
At that time, due to the poor condition of the film industry of Pakistan, he only did a limited number of movies. Until, in 2013, the revival of cinema began. In 2013, he has done numerous movies since the revival of cinema.
The amazingly successful movies of Humayun Saeed include Main Hoon Shahid Afridi, Jawani Phir Nahi Ani, Punjab Nahi Jaungi, and Bin Roye. One of these films, Jawani Phir Nahi Ani, holds the record of being the fourth highest-grossing Pakistani movie of all time.
While, his another film, Punjab Nahi Jaungi, is declared as the second highest-grossing Pakistani movie of all time. It was also the highest-grossing film in Pakistani cinema in 2017. He starred in the film Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 in 2018. As for 2020, it is expected that he would appear in the London Nahi Jaunga film of Nadeem Baig.
Awards Won by Him
Humayun is one of the most decorated actors in Pakistan. He has received many award nominations and honors which also includes 5 Lux Style Awards minimum. Also, he received a special recognition award at Pakistan Achievement Awards 2015 England and UK.
Moreover, in 2016, at the 4th Hum Awards, he received an award for his invaluable contribution towards the recovery of Pakistani cinema. His film Jawani Phir Nahi Ani includes an award for the best male actor as a leading role.
Interesting Facts About Humayun Saeed
Humayun Saeed has given interviews on different forums. For instance, these interviews allow his fans to know more about him as he never holds back. Here are four interesting facts about Humayun Saeed you may not know.
- Shy Person
Humayun Saeed is a very shy person. This may be unbelievable but yes, the person who rules big and small screens is actually a really shy person in reality. Although, he is an amazing actor and has achieved a lot with his great acting skill. So, this means he is a complete contrast to his on-screen personality in real life.
- Opposes Cosmetic Procedures
Nowadays, almost every actor turned to cosmetic procedures in order to look younger and stunning. But, he is different.
In addition, the reason for opposing these procedures is that he does not want to put himself in pain to look good. Besides this, he is scared that it might turn out to be a disaster.
Humayun looks neat and handsome most of the time and it is not only because he finds it easy to eat a healthy diet and workout but also because he puts in tons of effort to stay away from the extra calorie foods he loves.
In addition, he is a foodie who is a fan of desi dishes like Biryani and Nihari. Well now, we know the reason why he puts on that extra weight sometimes.
- A Humanitarian
Saeed is not one of those celebrities who like to donate openly or show their humanitarian work. For this reason, very few people know that he contributed a great deal to Shahid secret’s Charity and Shaukat Khanum project. Other than this, he also involves himself in other humanitarian activities but keeps it all a secret.
Humayun Saeed aka Danish is trending in Pakistan nowadays due to his epic role in drama serial “Mere Paas Tum Ho”. He has been winning hearts for decades and we cannot deny that he has made a big name for himself. Besides this, he is not only an ace performer but also an intelligent producer.