Ismail Hassan Bashey is the full name of Ismail Bashey. He was born on 25th April 1970. His birth place is Mumbai, India. He is from the family of academicians. He is the only actor in his family. As his grandparents are from Iran, He can speak Farsi fluently. He had a keen interest in acting since his childhood. His was active in drama in his school days. He participated in every school production from Shakespeare to Moliere.
He had received training in acting from the well-known Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute for Acting. It is located in
city. It was founded by famous acting teacher Lee Strasberg in 1969. The aim of the institute is to teach method acting. The Institute produced some famous actors in Hollywood like
, , . Ismail began his acting career in Big Apple after shifting to New York.
In his acting career, he was part of some interesting films and TV shows like Wings of Hope, The Tic Code, Little Senegal, etc. Among these names, Wings of Hope has some famous cast like
. In this movie Ismail played the lead role of Ravi. The story revolves around issues faced by South Asian community in the United States of America. This film won many awards at various film festivals. Ismail won the Best Actor award at the Cinevue International Film Festival.
While staying in New York, He met , who is a Pakistani director. After one year they both worked for a teledrama titled Pehchaan. It was telecasted on HUM TV. Their professional relationship made them work together for three more projects in the span of next two years of Pehchaan. Later he collaborated with director in his television serial titled Ishq Junoon Deewangee. Ismail played the role of Behram Umer in this serial that was filmed in Cape Town and Mauritius. He also acted in Bollywood Television shows like Mausam and
as Shekhar. He married Bethany Mennemeyer on 28th December 2006.