Javed Sheikh Biography

Javed Sheikh is a handsome Pakistani actor. He works both in films and dramas. He has shined in both Bollywood and Lollywood film industries. He has a huge fan following all over the world and twinkling in the hearts of people. Javed Sheikh is 66 years old, but it seems that age has nothing to do with him and looks younger than his age. He also has directed films and partnered with the production of megaprojects both in India and Pakistan. He is also working in the Pakistani dramas. Javed Sheikh is not only the showbiz personality in his family, his brother Saleem Sheikh, brother in law Behroz Sabzwari, daughter Momal Sheikh, son Shehzad Sheikh and nephew Shehroz Sabzwari also belong to the showbiz industry. Talent runs into his family.

Jawad Sheikh
Jawad Sheikh

About Family

Sheikh Javed Iqbal was born on 8 October 1954 in Rawalpindi. His father’s name is Sheikh Rehmatullah. Javed was the eldest child of the family.


He joined the showbiz industry at a very young age of 10 years only but did not give up on education. Javed Sheikh holds a graduate degree.


He has one younger brother, Saleem Sheikh, and sister Safeena Sabzwari. Saleem Sheikh is also a successful actor, model, and producer.


Other Relatives

His sister, Safeena Sabzwari, is married to Behroz Sabzwari. He is a renowned actor from the drama serial Tanhaiyan, which was aired on PTV. Their son, Shehroz Sabzwari, is also an actor.  


Javed Sheikh married his colleague Zeenat Mangi. She was also an actress in films and dramas. But the couple divorced after two children. The main reason for their separation was Salma Agha, to whom Javed Sheikh married later. But this marriage did not last long, and the couple parted their ways soon. After that, he did not marry again and officially single.


He has three children from his first wife; two daughters and a son. Their names are Mariam Sheikh, Momal Sheikh, and Shehzad Sheik. Momal and Shahzad also followed the steps of their parents and are part of the showbiz industry. They are working as models and performers successfully.


Career Journey

Javed Sheikh started his career from films. Dhamak was the first movie in which he appeared. The film was released in 1974. After that, he was offered to perform lead roles in movies. Javed Sheik took this opportunity, and in his career, he worked in more than 100 movies. After performing in movies, he put himself in production and direction as well. He directed the first movie of his career, Deeva, which was released in 1995.

After 2000, it was a time when the Pakistan film industry was completely ceased. That time, Javed Sheikh turned to the Bollywood industry and made his debut in a movie called Shikaar in 2005 in the Bollywood film industry. At the same time, he also joined the dramas industry of Pakistan. Now he has quitted Bollywood but is working in Pakistani dramas and films. 

List of Films as an Actor

  • Dhamak in 1974
  • Mehndi in 1985
  • Hong Kong Ke Sholay in 1985
  • Bhabi Dian Chooriyan in 1986
  • Sarmaya in 1990
  • Kalay Chor in 1991
  • Daaku Raaj in 1992
  • Zamana in 1993
  • Baazigar in 1996
  • Qarz in 1997
  • Mujhe Chand Chahiye in 2000
  • Yeh Dil Apka Hoa in 2002

    Mujhay chand chaiye
    Mujhay chand chaiye


  • Dus 
  • Shikar


  • Jaan e Mann


  • Apne 
  • Namastey London
  • Om Shanti Om
  • Mein Ek Din Lout K Aon Ga

    Om shanti om
    Om shanti om


  • My Name is Anthony Gonsalves
  • Jannat 
  • Money Hai Toh Honey Hai 
  • Yuvvraaj 


  • Road to Sangam 


  • Hum Tum Aur Ghost
  • Kajrare



  • Love Mein Ghum
  • Bhai Log 


  • Main Hoon Shahid Afridi


  • Honour Killing 
  • Sultanat 
  • Na Maloom Afraad


  • Bin Roye 
  • Wrong No. 
  • Karachi Se Lahore 
  • Jawani Phir Nahi Aani 
  •  Halla Gulla 
  • John 
  • Z.E.R.O. 
  • Tamasha

    Karachi se Lahore
    Karachi se Lahore


  • Sawal 700 Crore Dollar Ka 
  • Driven 
  • Happy Bhag Jayegi
  • Saya e Khuda e Zuljalal


  • Balu Mahi 
  • Shaan e Ishq 
  • Mehrunisa V Lub U 
  • Na Maloom Afraad 2



  • 7 Din Mohabbat In 
  • Wajood 
  • Jackpot 
  • Teefa in Trouble 
  • The Donkey King


  • Wrong No. 2 
  • Superstar 

Upcoming Projects

  • Delhi Gate 
  • Chaa Ja Re 

List of Films Directed

  • Uqabon Ka Nasheman
  • Jeeva in 1995
  • Mushkil in 1995
  • Chief Saab in 1996
  • Yes Boss in 1997
  • Kahin Pyar Na Ho Jaye in 1998
  • Yeh Dil Apka Hoa in 2002
  • Wajood in 2017
  • Khulay Aasman Ke Neeche in 2008

Dramas Career

Javed Sheikh appeared in many dramas while working in films during the 1970s and 1980s. He performed in many famous PTV dramas, including Fifty Fifty, Ankahi, Insan Aur Admi. Now, he has also established a career in the drama industry. All of his dramas in which he appeared are listed below:  

  • Insan Aur Admi
  • Shama
  • Parchahiyaan in 1976
  • Aaghi
  • Panah
  • Fifty Fifty
  • Ankahi on PTV in 1982    
  • Chandni Ratain on PTV in 2002 
  • Kuch Is Tara on Sony Entertainment in 2007
  • Bol Meri Machli on Geo TV in 2009
  • Pagal Pan 
  • Thori Si Mohabbat

2010 Dramas

  • Dolly Ki AyeGi Baraat on Geo TV 
  • Kuch Dil Ne Kaha on Geo TV 
  • Ishq Gumshuda on Hum TV

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    ishq gumshuda

2011 Dramas

  • Two in One on PTV
  • Kesi Yeh Agan on PTV Home 
  • Meri Behen Maya on Geo TV  

2012 Dramas

  • Mata e Jaan Hai Tu on Hum TV 
  • Takkay Ki AyeGi Baraat on Geo TV 
  • Annie Ki Ayegi Barat on Geo TV 
  • Band Baje Ga on ARY Digital 
  • Na Kaho Tum Mere Nahi on Hum TV 

2013 Dramas

  • Kitni Girhain Baqi Hain on Hum TV
  • Zindagi Gulzar Hai on Hum TV 
  • Billu Babloo Aur Bhaiyya on ARY Digital
  • Kabhi Kabhi on ARY Digital 

2014 Dramas

  • Ahista Ahista on Hum TV 
  • Shehr e Ajnabi on A-Plus  
  • Dhol Bajne Laga on Hum TV 
  • De Ijazat Jo Tou on Hum TV 

2015 Dramas

  • Azar ki AyeGi Baraat on Geo TV 
  • Tere Mere Beech Mein on Hum TV 
  • Mere Khuda on Hum TV 
  • Guzaarish on ARY Digital
  • Nanhi on Geo TV


2016 Dramas

  • Be Aitbaar on Hum TV 

2017 Dramas

  • Tishnagi Dil Ki on Geo TV 
  • Rasam  Dunya on ARY Digital 

2018 Dramas

  • Beti on ARY Digital 
  • Ru Baru Ishq Tha on Geo Tv 

Awards and Nominations


Javed Sheikh has nominated and won the following awards:

  • 2008 International Indian Film Academy Award (IIFA) for the best action in a Bollywood crime film Shootout at Lokhandwala
  • 2015 Lux Style Award for the best film actor in a movie called  Na Maloom Afraad
  • 2016 Lux Style Award for the best supporting actor in a movie called Wrong No.
  • 2018 Lux Style Award for the Best Supporting Actor in a movie called Na Maloom Afraad 2

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