Ahsan Khan's performance in Udaari earns him praise from Bollywood

Published: August 17, 2016
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Ahsan is making waves across the border with his hit TV serial. PHOTO: FILE

Ahsan is making waves across the border with his hit TV serial. PHOTO: FILE

Udaari has not only captivated the Pakistani audience with its powerful subject, but the show has also managed to win hearts across the border.

Ahsan Khan in particular, has been well received by audiences and critics alike for the realistic portrayal of his character, Imtiaz Sheikh.

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He has even found new fans in Bollywood couple, Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab.

Had Lovely tea made by zareena wahab and a chit chat with Aditya Pancholi #mumbai #bollywood

A photo posted by Ahsan Khan (@khanahsanofficial) on

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“Hi brother, we saw your show Udaari. It is fantastic and you are outstanding,” the Yes Boss actor wrote in his message to Ahsan.

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Ahsan took to Instagram to thank his cross-border friend by sharing a screenshot of their conversation. “Humbled!! Aditya Pancholi, Zarina Wahab, much love cheers,” said Ahsan.

Humbled!! #adityapancholi#zareenawahab much love cheers:)

A photo posted by Ahsan Khan (@khanahsanofficial) on

Speaking to The Express Tribune, Ahsan said, “It’s a huge honour for me to receive this appreciation from one of the greatest villains of all times.”

Udaari isn’t being aired in India currently but these two stars have been watching my show on YouTube. I really appreciate their love and support.”

“Reena Roy is also following my show and has also appreciated my role,” he added.

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Recently, a popular cafe in Karachi drew a mural of Imtiaz on one of their walls to spread awareness of child abuse.

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Directed by Mohammed Ehteshamuddin, the hit TV serial also stars Urwa Hocane, Farhan Saeed, Bushra Ansari and Samiya Mumtaz in key roles.

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Reader Comments (8)

  • Tiwana
    Aug 17, 2016 - 4:13PM

    Undoubtly,the best actor of pakistanRecommend

  • goggi (Lahore)
    Aug 17, 2016 - 5:01PM

    An excellent actor and super-duper acting!!!Recommend

  • Pakistani
    Aug 17, 2016 - 6:28PM

    I am so tired of seeing Ahsan as a hero in almost every dramaRecommend

  • Pakistani
    Aug 17, 2016 - 6:30PM

    Yes he is a villain in this drama but still tired of seeing you Ahsan BhaiRecommend

  • mastishhk
    Aug 17, 2016 - 9:33PM

    The only witness to this adulation is Ahsan himself…way to go bhai !!Recommend

  • Sahal
    Aug 17, 2016 - 10:02PM

    Ahsan bai ap buhat achay lagay udari drama buhat acha hy specially song sajna vay sajnaRecommend

  • siesmann
    Aug 17, 2016 - 11:47PM

    Very nice drama;superb acting by Ahsan Khan.
    p.s. Has the ban been lifted on the drama in Pakistan?Recommend

  • Anam Batool
    Aug 18, 2016 - 8:35AM

    He should be awarded best Actor in negative role n also some national awardRecommend

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