Shaan Shahid, pakistani leading film actor

  • Shaan shahid was born on 27april 1969. Shan shahid  is the Pakistani leading  film actor ,director and writer and his career spanning more than two decades with more than 500 films and number of dramas,,with his career  he has established himself as one of the most popular leading actors of Pakistan. Shaan started his acting career in 1990 by making debut in Javed Fazli’s film “Bulandi” opposite to Reema Khan.whos also debue in this film, He has won many awards in Pakistan including one Pride of Performance, four National Film Awards, fifteen Nigar Awards, five Lux Style Awards, one Pakistan Media Award

Shaan parents

Armaghan Shahid  known today as Shaan was born into Punjabi family. His father Riaz Shahid was Muslim but her mother  Neelo belongs to Christian family who embraced Islam. His father started his career in 962 with movie Susral. His father has written several hit movies such as Yeh Aman,Frangi and Zarqa. That’s why the understanding and devotion to the medium came to Shaan naturally. His mother was also famous actress known as “Neelo”. His paternal uncle Fiaz Shahid was a cameraman and producer for PTV . Shaan Shahid is a Pakistani film actor, director and writer


Early life

Armaghan Shahid  known by his stage name Shaan Shahid was born on 27th April 1971,and spent his early childhood in Lahore as well. He was studied at one of the great institutions “Atchison College”. After studying from Atchison he left for United States. He got enrolled there in Newtown High School. He has always dreamed to become a lawyer. After completing his studies from United States, he stayed there for seven years .Then he came back to Pakistan for vacations but due to family insistence has joined family business here Riaz Shahid Films.


Shaan  debut

Shaan shahid  made his debut with a film Bulandi in 1990. His works include the 2007 film Khuda Ke Liye and 2013 film Waar which broke previous box office records in Pakistan..his  films across the figure of more than 500films



Shaan  startred his career with movie “Bulandi”. After that he hasn’t looked back. He is one of the successful Male actors of Pakistan. He is still going on. He has worked in more than 550 films. Some of his famous movies are Nageena ,Mard,Ishq, Naag ,Devta ,Husn Da Chor, Nadira ,Nigaahen ,Ishq Dewana, Gulfam,Pyar hy payar, Silaab Dil Naila, Aag ,Chahat, Fateh Sham,a Boxer, Mehbooba ,Silsila Pyar Da, Sahiba ,Hina Anjuman Chakori, Chand,i Neelam ,Teesri Dunya, mInsainaat,Zalim Jan, Naseeb, Akhri Mujra ,Awargi, Faraib ,Nikah ,Ehasaas and   Pardesi

Shaan  as tv Host

Shaan has got success in every field of showbiz. He  has also joined Geo Television Network and hosted a morning show named as “Geo Shaan Say”. His show was most seen at that time. Shaan soon left T.V and focused on film development. Since he has not any plan to join TV network.

As Film Director

Keep on making a difference Shaan has decided to launch himself as a director. Firstly he directed his ambitious project Guns and Roses. Then he directed IK Junoon which was released in 1999, other starrers in movie are Resham, Faisal Rehman and Meera. It was written by Pervaiz Kaleem. In 2000 he directed a very good hit named as “Mujhe Chand Chahiey” starring himself,Noor, Reema Khan, Moammar Rana,Javed Sheikh and Atiqa Odho. He then directed “Moosa Khan” which starred Saima, Abid Ali, Jan Rambo and Noor.

Shaan film projects

Shaan  signed a three-film deal with actress  juggan kazmi  in 2008. One film, titled Chup was under pre-production for several years until it was scrapped,He is working with screenwriter Mashal Peerzada and Pakistani television director and screenwriter  sarmad sultan khoosa for his films projects. In 2009, Shaan appearedon ary digital  show Happenings which showed him directing a film scene with actress  Resham  in a Haveli house. In 2012, he announced that he is set to direct one film that stayed under production for several years,Mission Allahu Akbar opposite   Juggan kazmi in  Thailand. In 2013, Shaan said his films were on hold as he is involved in his ambitious acting projects

Best films

Bulandi was hit film. It was followed by Nageena in which he has acted opposite Madiha Shah. He has also given many hit films. At one time Shaan is considered as sign of success in films. The films which have hit are as follow Tere Pyaar Main, Khilona, Mujay Chand Chahiey, Ghoonghat ,O21 ,WAAR ,Sangam ,Nikah, Majajan and  Khuda Ke Liey. shaan and actress  saima made noumbers of super hit films ,their cameistry is guarantey of films succes,,in film majajon  saima and shaan play anchor role and the move become super hit, ant take attions of audience,

Shaan shahid

Married Life

Shaan  was married to Amina Shaan. They are blessed with four daughters. Their names are Bahist-i-Bareen Shahid Fatima Shahid Shah Bano Shahid Raanay Shaan

Brand Ambassador

As Shaan is considered as reason of success of movies, same is case here. He has been brand ambassador of many top brands of Pakistan. He is working with famous “Unilever” Pakistan. Shaan endorsed another mega brand “Pepsi”. Shaan is also brand ambassador of Pakistan’s telecom giant “Mobilink”. Shaan was also the Goodwill ambassador of “One Pack=One vaccine”. This was the campaign launched by UNICEF, Ministry Of Health and Procter & Gamble. Shaan is also visiting many cities to promote this cause.

Shaan in Pakistan super league

Actor shaan shahid als joined in pakistan super league franchise Lahore Qalandars  as brand ambassador ahead of second season,, shaan also keen interest in cricket and he loves to play cricket and watch pakistan and india matches,,in the country he also participate cricket matches which is friendly conducted by the board .


Death of  Sultan Rahi

After the deth of  legond Sultan Rahi, Shaan  make one of the best and alone male actor,who try to fillfull the space of sultan rahi,,film producers and directors wants that shaan take place of  famous sultan rahi,,and thats is whay shaan adopt of getup of sultan rahi in noumbers of films, and he also atttend the attention of audience,but late late sultan rahi his own role,and no one reach to his slats, shaan on his behalf try his best..


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