Top 10 Highest Paid Pakistani Actors in 2023 with Amazing Acting Skills


The fashion and film industry is flooded with attractive, handsome, and dashing highest paid Pakistani actors with unique looks and incredible acting skills that attract the people around the world.

It is not easy to go for only ten successful and high paid actors, but we have tried to select 10 out of a vast number of amazing highest paid Pakistani actors. Moreover, it was indeed very difficult but we have gathered all the names in ascending order of their net worth.

The world admires the peerless beauty and vast talent of Pakistani people. Moreover, our handsome actors are very famous among foreign women and they even compare their national actors with our Pakistani actors.

Top 10 Highest Paid Actors in Pakistan You Love to Watch On-Screen

Here we are going to introduce you to the list of top 10 highest paid Pakistani actors. Eager to know about them, so, without wasting any more second of yours, check out the incredible rundown of the highest paid Pakistani actors and scroll down to improve your knowledge regarding Pakistani male celebrities.

10- Fawad Khan


In Karachi, the heartthrob of Pakistan, Fawad Afzal Khan, was born on November 21, 1981. The multi-talented actor was a singer at the beginning of his career. Also, the band made a debut album in 2003, but later on, it was dissolved in 2007. In the same year, Khan did his debut film Khuda Kay Liye by playing a supporting role. Moreover, in the television industry, he played a leading role in :

  • Dastaan (2010),
  • Humsafar (2011) and
  • Zindagi Gulzar Hai (2012).

Fawad stepped into Bollywood and did a Prince’s role in the movie Khoobsurat (2014). Also, in 2016, his Bollywood movie Kapoor and Sons emerged as the most commercial success. Fawad won numerous Awards nationally as well as internationally due to public praise and love. He got married to her teenage love Sadaf Khan in 2005.

Year Movie/Drama Awards
2008 Khuda Ke Liye Best Actor – Film
2011 Dastaan Best Actor – Satellite
2013 Humsafar Best onscreen Couple with Mahira Khan
2013 Humsafar Hum Honorary Phenomenal Serial Award
2013 Humsafar Best Television Actor – Satellite
2013 Armaan Best Couple with Aamina Sheikh
2014 Zindagi Gulzar Hai Best Actor – Popular
2014 Zindagi Gulzar Hai Best onscreen Couple – Jury with Sanam Saeed
2014 Zindagi Gulzar Hai Best onscreen Couple – Popular
2014 Zindagi Gulzar Hai Best Television Actor – Satellite
2014 Khoobsurat Best Bollywood Debut
2015 Khoobsurat Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Male
2015 Khoobsurat Best Male Debut
2015 Hum Awards International Icon of The Year
2016 ARY Film Awards International Icon of The Year
2017 Kapoor & Sons Diversity Award
2018 Filmfare Middle East Best Cinematic Icon

09- Hamza Ali Abbasi


Hamza Ali Abbasi, Pakistani theater artist, model, television and film actor, and director, was born on June 23, 1984. He got his education from the United States and returned to Pakistan to pursue his career. The play Dally in the Dark was his first debut play on television in 2006.

Later on, he appeared in a short film directed by Bilal Lashari, The Glorious Resolve (2010). In 2013, Hamza did two feature films Main Hoon Shahid Afridi and Waar. Talented Hamza is also praised for his role in the romantic comedy movie Jawani Phir Nahi Ani. Some of his famous dramas are:

  • Alif,
  • Mann Mayal,
  • Pyare Afzal,
  • Parwaz hai Junoon.
Year Movie/Drama Awards
2014 Waar ARY Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
2014 Main Hoon Shahid Afridi ARY Film Award for Best Star Debut Male
2016 Pyarey Afzal Best TV Actor
2015 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani Best Supporting Actor
2016 Pyarey Afzal Best Dressed Male
2017 Mann Mayal Best Actor Popular
2017 Mann Mayal Best Onscreen Couple
2017 International Prestige Awards Style Icon of the Year Male

08- Mikaal Zulfiqar


The British born Pakistani model and actor is the son of an English mother and a Pakistani father. He was born on September 5, 1981, in London, England. Mikaal does not just have a good looks, but he also has excellent modeling and acting skills. The Pakistani fashion model is known for his comedy commercials for Ufone.

After much commercializing, he appeared in the Abrar-ul-Haq video album Sanu Tere Naal Pyar Ho Gya. Mikaal also appeared in many Bollywood films like, Shoot on Sight in 2008, U R My Jaan, and Baby. Mikaal is happily married and has two beautiful daughters. His famous television drama serials include:

  • Durr-e-Shehwar,
  • Tum Mere Hi Rehna,
  • Diyar-e-Dil,
  • Maan,
  • Pani Jaisa Pyar,
  • Kuch Pyar Ka Pagalpan and lot more.
Year Drama Awards
2012 Shehr-e-Zaat Hum Award for Best Actor
2015 Muhabat Subh Ka Sitara Hai Hum Award for Best Actor
2016 Diyar-e-Dil Hum Award for Best Actor

07- Imran Abbas


Imran Abbas was born on October 15, 1982, in Islamabad. He completed his education from the National College of Arts and is an architect. Imran took his career in Pakistani showbiz. He started his career through modeling, and later on, he skipped modeling and stepped into the drama industry.

In 2013, the handsome actor made his Lollywood debut with Yasir Nawaz’s romantic movie Anjuman. Creature 3D and Jaanisar are Imran’s Bollywood movies. Imran Abbas has lots of fans, especially girls who are crazy after him. Also, Imran made his name through hard work with dedication and passion. His top serials include:

Year Best Dramas
2006 Piya Ke Ghar Jana Hai
2009 Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan
2011 Khuda Aur Muhabbat
2013 Dil-e-Muztar
2015 Alvida
2015 Mera Naam Yousuf Hai
2016 Tum Kon Piya
2018 Koi Chaand Rakh

06- Faisal Qureshi


Faisal Qureshi was born to a famous film actress Afshan Qureshi on October 26, 1973, in Lahore. He is a real talent of Pakistan working for his country to provide quality entertainment. Faisal Qureshi has countless fans in the whole world because he looks handsome, stylish, attractive, and bold.

Faisal started his showbiz career through Emergency Ward and Andhera Ujala as a child artist on PTV. Faisal’s significant adult acting role began in the movie Saza (1992). So, Faisal also did morning shows and is a fantastic host. Moreover, he got married three times in his life and is only keeping his third wife, Sana Faisal. His top Pakistani dramas are:

Year Dramas
Meri Zaat Zarra E Beishan.
2010 Qaid-e-Tanhai
2010 Adhoori Aurat
2012 Mera Yaqeen
2013 Mera Pehla Pyar
2013 Khushboo Ka Ghar
2014 Bashar Momin

05- Ahsan Khan


The attractive actor, host, and model of Pakistan, Ahsan Khan, was born on October 9, 1981, in London, England. He started his acting career in 1998. He did some movies, including Nikah, Dil Mera Dharkan Teri, Billi, Love in Hong Kong, Ishq Khuda, Ghar Kab Aao Gay, and later, he moved on to television serials. Moreover, Ahsan is a liberal person due to her upbringing in the UK and married at a young age. That’s what keeps him away from scandals. His best dramas include:

  • Mausam,
  • Udaari,
  • Preet Na Kariyo Koi,
  • Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu,
  • Mere Qatil Mere Dildar, and lot more.
Year Drama Awards
2012 Meray Qatil Meray Dildar Best Actor
2014 Ishq Khuda Best Actor
2015 Mausam Best Actor
2017 Udaari Best Actor
2017 Udaari Best Actor in a Negative Role
2018 Chupan Chupai Best Actor

04- Danish Taimoor


Handsome Danish Taimoor was born in Karachi on February 16, 1983. Danish did his degree from the University of Karachi. Before moving on to acting, he also did modeling. In the field of acting, he did Mystery Series on Indus Vision. Moreover, he also had a brief appearance in Dil Diya Dehleez. Some of his memorable serials include:

  • Deewangi,
  • Massi aur Malika,
  • Mannchalay,
  • Chudween Ka Chand,
  • Chemistry,
  • Kuch Unkahi Batain,
  • Ab Dekh Khuda kia Karta hai,
  • Larkian Muhalley Ki,
  • Koi Jane Na, and
  • Lamha Lamha Zindagi.

The superstar actor did many telefilms and movies too. Wrong Number and Jalaibee depicts his incredible acting skills. So, some new of his films are going to be released soon. Danish is a real talent of Pakistan who tries to do his best in every role. Also, he married his co-star, Ayeza Khan, after having a relationship of 8 years. Both are happily married.

Year Movie Awards
2015 Jalaibee Best Star Debut Male
2015 Wrong No. Best Actor
2017 Mehrunisa V Lub U Best Actor
2018 Wujood ARY Film Award
2019 Sirf Tum Hi To Ho Best Actor Lead

03- Shehryar Munawar


The dashing star, energetic and young, Shehryar Munawar, was born on August 9, 1988. Shehryar completed his bachelor in Finance from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. He is a brilliant young talented Pakistani actor and film producer.

His notable serial Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley won him Hum Award for “Best New Sensation Television”. Moreover, he was the film producer and a cast of the fantastic and remarkable movie Ho Mann Jahaan. Moreover, his impressive personality is the reason for his incredible success and popularity.

  •  Zindagi Gulzar Hai,
  • Tanhaiyan Naye Silsilay,
  • Kahi Un Kahi and
  • Aasmanon Pay Likha.
Year Movie Awards
2013 Ho Mann Jahaan Best New Sensation Male
2016 Muhabbat in 7 din Most Stylish Film Actor
2017 Ho Mann Jahaan Best Supporting Actor
2020 Paray Hut Love Best Actor in a Leading Role

02- Adeel Hussain


The incredible talent of Pakistan Film and TV Industry, Adeel Hussain, was born on June 30, 1978, in Karachi. He entered into the showbiz Industry in the late ’90s and worked hard to be at the stage of popularity and success. Also, Adeel made his place in the Pakistani Industry through working in various commercials, radio jockey, music videos, TV dramas, and telefilms.

Moreover, he won the “Kara Film Festival Award” for his outstanding performance in Duniya Goal Hai. Also, he made a special appearance in Bin Roye in 2015 and did his first debut film Ho Mann Jahan in 2016. Nobody can ever forget his brilliant characters and acting skills in:

  • Daam,
  • Mera Naseeb,
  • Mohabbat Subh Ka Sitara Hai, and
  • Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu.
Year Movie/Drama Awards
2007 Duniya Goal Hai Special Jury Award for Acting
2011 Daam Best New Male Actor
2016 Bin Roye Best Special Appearance
2017 Ho Mann Jahaan Best Dance Performance
2017 Ho Mann Jahaan Best Debut Male
2017 Dobara Phir Se & Ho Mann Jahaan Best Actor

01- Fahad Mustafa, Highest Paid Pakistani Actors


This charming personality was born on June 26, 1983, in Karachi. He started his career by modeling and debuting in serial Sheeshay Ka Mahal, the same year. Later on, he started becoming a favorite TV actor and reached the height of popularity in a short time. So, he is currently hosting a game show, Jeeto Pakistan, and earning great fame and money. Also, Fahad has an adorable little family and is happily married to his wife, Sana Fahad.

  • Main Abdul Qadir Hoon,
  • Mastana Mahi,
  • Tahir e Lahooti,
  • Ek Tamanna Lahasil Si,
  • Zindagi Dhoop Tum Ghana Saya.
Year Movie/Drama Award
2013 Jago Pakistan Jago Hum Award for Best Host
2014 Kankar (shared with Sanam Baloch) Best Onscreen Couple Popular
2017 Actor in Law Best Film Actor
2018 Na Maloom Afrad 2 Best Film Actor
2018 Actor in Law Best Actor (Male)
2019 Load Wedding Best Actor (Critics’ choice)

This is the list of top 10 highest paid Pakistani actors and models who made it big in the Pakistani entertainment industry. So, we will keep you people updated with the upcoming latest talented actors as well so keep visiting our website for more updates and such articles.

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