Jamshed Ansari

Jamshed Ansari

Jamshed Ansari

Jamshed Ansari was a legendary Pakistani actor and comedian who made millions of fans with his versatile acting and comedy. He was known to be one of the most significant comedians in South Asia. Before entering the Showbiz, he did a few London courses and acted in a few stage shows.

Ansari did a few television shows and a few Pakistani movies. Apart from showing his talent on television, he also did Radio and received love and appreciation. This article has all the information about him, including Jamshed Ansari Biography.

Name:Jamshed Ansari
In Urdu:جمشید انصاری‎
Native Name :Jamshed
Famous As:Radio Actor
Residence:Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Education:Bachelors of Arts degree in 1964
Awards :55 national and 2 international awards
Date:31st December 1942
Place:Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, British India (now India)
Children:1 son and 2 daughters
Siblings :Tameez Ansari
Date:24th August 2005
Rest Place:Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Years active :1968–2005
Fomous Radio Programme:Hamid Mian Kay Haan (In Hamid Mian’s house)
Television Debut :In 1968 with Lahore Centre’s drama, Jharokay
First Drama:Ghora ghaas khata hai
Films :Saughat (1970), Pakeeza (Urdu) & Ajj Dian Kurian (Punjabi)

Jamshed Ansari Biography

Jamshed Ansari Biography

Jamshed is a notable name in the field of acting who inspired millions with his versatility in movies and radio shows. He is recognized for playing the role of ‘Safdar’ in a Radio program, ‘Hamid Mian Kay Haan.’ Ansari has performed in a few Pakistani movies and shows and earned 55 National Awards.

He was born in a family of Business Tycon. His family moved to Pakistan after the partition. Jamshed went to London from where he did a few courses in television produced and participated in a few stage shows. He is still remembered by media personalities.

Jamshed Date of Birth

He was born on 31st December 1942 in Saharanpur, British India. After the partition, his family moved to Pakistan.

Education of Jamshed

In 1964 he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Arts. Later, he went to London from where he did GCE and a few Television production courses.

Jamshed Ansari Family

He was born into a wealthy family. His father, Zamir Hasan Ansari, was a business Tycoon. After the partition, he, along with his family, moved to Pakistan. One of his brothers, Taameez Ansari, was an equally bright personality of Showbiz. He lived a blissful married life and had 2 Daughters and 1 Son.

Showbiz Career

In Radio

He performed on Radio for many years and is known for his role Safdar in the most extended Radio program ‘Hamid Mian Kai Han.’

Jamshed Ansari Dramas

As an Actor

After returning from London, he made his debut on Showbiz with the play ‘Jharokay,’ after which he became unstoppable. With his comedy roles, he made his place in everyone’s heart. His versatility in acting could be clearly seen. He worked with many notable personalities in many superhits plays one after another.

In 1985 he was part of the all-time blockbuster drama serial ‘tanhaaiyaan’ opposite Marina Khan and Behroze Sabzwari. He knew how to engage the audience with his impressive personality and pre-eminent dialogue delivery. He also did a few stage shows and a few Pakistani movies.

Jamshed Ansari Dramas

  • Jharokay
  • Uncle Urfi
  • Zair Zabar Pesh
  • Tanhaiyaan
  • Ghora Ghas Khata Hai
  • Kohar
  • Yes Sir No Sir
  • Kiran Kahani
  • Shidat
  • Ankahi
  • Half Plate

List of Movies

  • Pakeeza
  • Saugaat
  • Ajj Dia Kurian

Jamshed Ansari Awards

For his incredible work in different plays, he received 55 National Awards and 2 International awards. People across the globe deeply appreciated his work.

Jamshed Ansari Death

At the start of 2005, he was diagnosed with a Brain Tumor. The tumor badly affected his eyesight that in his last days, he entirely became blind. On 24th August 2005, he took his last breath, leaving behind millions of his fans.