Adeel Akhtar

Inside Biography


BAFTA award-winning British actor, Adeel Akhtar is well-known for the bumbling Muslim extremist Faisal in 2010 British satirical dark comedy film, Four Lions. He is also known for his appearances in  The Dictator, Four Lions, and Pan

Early life and education

Adeel Akhtar was born on 18th September 1980 in London, England. He belongs to Caucasian ethnicity & holds a British nationality. Akhtar is born to Kenyan mother and Pakistan father, Humayun Akhtar, politician. He also has an older sister, Sadia.

After completing his primary education, Akhtar enrolled in the Cheltenham College. He graduated from the Cheltenham College with a degree in law.

Later, Akhtar moved to New York and pursued his acting career. He also joined the Actors Studio Drama School and earned an experience in acting.

Career and Personal life

In 2002, Adeel Akhtar made an onscreen debut with the movie, Let's Roll: The Story of Flight 93 as Hijacker, Saeed Al Ghamdi. Later, he featured in the police procedural television series, Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Hazim.

Akhtar won the British Academy Television Award for portraying Shahzad in British drama, Murdered by My Father. Before that, he was also a nominee for British Academy Television Award for his appearance as Wilson in series Utopia.  

Till date, Akhtar has made appearances in a number of movies and TV series including Traitor, Four Lions, Angelos Epithemiou’s Moving, The Night Manager and few more.

Akhtar is currently cast in the movie, The Big Sick, and Victoria & Abdul. He also portrayed in the series, Ghosted, Unforgotten, and Apple Tree Yard.

Akhtar has kept his personal life out of the spotlight. He usually doesn’t talk about his private life in media and public.

Net worth

Adeel Akhtar has collected decent money from his acting career. As of now, his estimated net worth is unknown. However, his popularity describes that he must be earning money in millions of dollars.

Akhtar’s movie, Traitor was made on a budget of $22 million and grossed a box office collection of $27640957 and has a rating of 7.0 out of 10 by IMDb. 

by admin, 13 Dec, 2017

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