Vaquar Shaikh is a talented actor who has worked in many television serials for over a decade. He can currently be seen in the role of Rashid Ahmed Khan, in Zee TV's popular daily soap
. During early years of his career, he appeared in commercials of Dairy Milk, Kodak Express and Birla Cement. He is a dashing and handsome 6 feet tall actor who has played a variety of characters in a number of TV serials and has also appeared in Akbar Khan's movie Tajmahal- An Eternal Love Story (2005) as Dara Shikoh. He played an investigation officer in Kaali and portrayed the character of our eighth Prime Minister Chandershekhar in a political documentary series Pradhanmantri of ABP News produced by Shekhar Kapoor.
According to Vaquar Shaikh age should not be a barrier for an actor. He played the role of Thakur, a father of 25 year old in Sahara One's serial Bitto. In Zee TV's famous daily soap Qubool Hai, he got chance to play a multilayered character of Rashid Ahmed Khan. It is a pleasant coincidence that in real life Rashid Ahmed Khan is the name of his uncle. He got married to Shabnam in the year 2000 and has two children Zoya and Ayaan.
Interestingly, Zoya is the name of lead character in Qubool Hai and Ayaan is name of his character's son in the serial. This is why the character of Rashid is very close to him. He can also be seen playing Rudra Pratap Rathore in Sanjay Leela Bansali's popular serial Saraswatichandra.