Akbar Subhani is a Pakistani actor known for his works in various movies and television series. He is the son of Subhani Ba yunus, a late actor. In 1992, Akbar was cast in ‘
Aur Mehr-Un-Nisa’. He played the role of Irfan in this TV series. It was a Pakistani serial in the Urdu language about two cousins and their problems post marriage. The role of ‘Sitara’ was played by ‘
’, and the role of ‘Mehrunnisa’ was played by ‘Saania Saeed’. It was a popular show amongst the Pakistani audience. He did a short film called ‘Special Drink’ aka Mystery Theatre in 2002. It was released in Pakistan in English, Hindi, and Urdu languages. He played a role of Hotel Owner in the movie. It was a 20-minute long TV movie. He was cast as ‘Gullo’ in the TV movie, ‘
’ released in the year 2004.
The movie was directed by ‘
Adnan Wai Qureshi
’. It was released in the UK in Urdu, English and Hindi languages. In the same year, he was seen as ‘Qadir’ (servant) in the TV movie, Born Forbidden aka ‘Mehar-un-Nisa’. Directed by Kamraan Qureshi, the movie was written by ‘Hareem Qureshi’ and produced by ‘
’. He was seen in three episodes of the TV series ‘
’ aka Eunuch’s Wedding in 2004. The series had altogether 33 episodes and was on the air from 2004 through 2005. He played the role of ‘Karamat’ in the three episodes of the TV series.
He did another TV series called ‘
’ aka Home a Heaven as ‘Bao Jee’. The TV series aired for one season in 2006. Akbar was seen in six of the episodes of the TV series. From 2005 through 2006, ‘
’ aka Kingdom of Hearts TV series was aired. Akbar was seen in six episodes of this serial portraying the role of ‘
’s’ father. In 2007, he was cast in the TV movie, ‘Dowry List’. This movie was also directed by ‘Adnan Wai Qureshi’. Akbar played the role of ‘Moladad’. It was a 42 minutes-long TV movie released in Pakistan, UK, and the USA. He was cast in a comedy TV series called ‘Perfume Chowk’ in 2010.
He was seen as an old artist in the movie; ‘
’ released in the year 2013. He also did a movie called ‘
’. He has received Best Actor in the category of Supporting Role at the ‘ARY Film Awards’ for his role in ‘Manto’. He also received a nomination at the 2nd ‘ARY Film Awards’.