Shafqat Cheema

Shafqat Cheema

Shafqat Cheema

Shafqat Cheema is a Pakistan based producer and the actor playing villainous roles in Punjabi, Pashto, and Urdu films for three decades and is considered Pakistani’s most acclaimed villain. He has worked in 80 films till now and has enhanced his fan following across the globe for his mesmerizing performance. His sons likewise belong to the same industry. This article has all the information about Cheema, including Shafqat Cheema Biography and Shafqat Cheema Movies.

Name:Shafqat Cheema
In Urdu:شفقت چیمہ‎
Famous As:Villain Roles
Alma Mater:Jamia Naeemia
Profession:Actor and Producer
Height:5 ft 10 inches
Date:20th November 1954
Children:Sheharyar Cheema, Umar Cheema, Ahmad Cheema
Parents:Son of an Aalim
Siblings :Nadeem Cheema

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Shafqat Cheema Biography

While some artists make their name by performing heroic roles in movies, others incline towards success by playing negative characters. Shafqat is one such actor who has made his name in the showbiz industry by doing side roles. He recognized for his ability to bring to life the personas of villains, pimps, and gangsters. He portrays his villain side so deeply and maturely, that hero can notice his presence. He has the talent to regenerate his character by adding some creativity to it. He has received all this fame, appreciation, and experience after a long and tough journey of 20 years.

Shafqat date of Birth

Pakistan’s most acclaimed villain character was born on 20th November 1955 in Lahore.

Education of Cheema

In 1974 he completed his graduation from Jamia Naeemia, a religious institute. He is a memorizer of the Quran.

Shafqat Cheema Family

His brother Nadeem is a producer, screenwriter, and director who is known for directing various famous plays till now. His sons Umar and Shehryar are also actors and worked in the 2017 film ‘Geo Sir Utha Kay,’ which was produced by him.

Showbiz Career

Initial Career

His entrance into showbiz was just a coincidence; his visit to Shahnoor studio made his mind to become an actor. It took him 12 years to get the leading role in the 1989 movie ‘Kalkaa.’ Sultan Rahi was also part of this film. On his mentors’ advice, he didn’t wait for an offer of heroic roles and accepted small roles, which led him to recognition as a villain. The actual reason for his popularity is playing negative roles with such brilliance that people started hating him for that role.

In Dramas

Though Shafqat Cheema didn’t work in many dramas, the plays he chose to perform are worth mentioning. In 2011 he was seen in a blockbuster drama series, ‘Khuda Aur Mohabbat,’ opposite to Imran Abbas and Sadia Khan. Later he was seen in another amazing drama serial ‘Askh’ that aired on Hum Tv.

In Movies

  • In 1998 he played a supporting role in Punjabi action and romance film ‘Chooriyaan’ opposite Moammar Rana and Saima for which he won Nigar Award. The movie managed to earn 20 crores at the box office and remained one of the hits of all time. In 2013 he got a chance to portray the role of Bashir Bhatti in the biopic of Shahid Afridi. The film ‘Main Hoon Shahid Afridi stars Humayun Saeed, Noman Habib, Gohar Rasheed, and others.
  • In 2015 he became a part of another superhit film ‘Wrong No’ starring Danish Taimoor, Sohai Ali Abroo, and Javed Sheikh. In the movie ‘Saaya E Khuda E Zul Jalal’ he played the role of Subedar Shair Muhammad. The film aired in 2016 that features Javed Sheikh, Firdous Jamal, Rambo, and various other notable stars. Shafqat Cheema has likewise worked in one of the most anticipated films ‘The Legend of Maula Jutt’ that is yet to be released.

As a Producer

He produced film ‘Geo Sir Utha Kay’ starring Babar Ali, Nayyar Ejaz, and Rashid Mehmood in lead roles. He was also among the main cast of this film.

Shafqat Cheema Movies

  1. Mosam
  2. Kambakht
  3. Jb Tuk Hein Hum
  4. Parchi
  5. Wrong Number 2
  6. The Legend of Mola Jatt
  7. Balu Mahi
  8. Geo Sir Uthaa Kay
  9. Ishq Positive
  10. Zindagi Kitne Hassen Hai
  11. Sayaa E Khudaa E Zul Jalal
  12. Badnaam
  13. Wrong Number
  14. The System
  15. Ishq Khuda
  16. Chambaili
  17. Mein Hun Shahid Afridi
  18. Bhai Log
  19. Son of Pakistan
  20. Bol
  21. Yaraana
  22. Majaajan
  23. God Father
  24. Jhoomar
  25. Moosa Khan
  26. Sassi Pannu
  27. Chooriyaan
  28. Tufaan
  29. Bazigar
  30. Umar Mukhtaar
  31. Gunda Raaj
  32. Pajero Group
  33. Mundaa Bigraa Jae
  34. Zameen Asmaan
  35. Kaalay Chor

List of Dramas

  1. Khuda Aur Muhabbat
  2. Ashk
  3. Heer Ranjha

Social Media Handles

His social media accounts include