Shehryar Zaidi is a veteran Pakistani television actor. He was born on January 01, 1958, in Lahore, Pakistan. He has a polite and influencing personality. Mostly he plays the role of the father and serious ones. There are very few dramas in which he played a humorous role but played very well like Chupke Chupke, Amanat, Do Bol (2019), and Dil Ruba (2020).
He started his career in media as a singer and provided his voice to a popular T.V. show. After the launch of satellite channels, he stepped into the field of acting. For whatever role he is selected, he plays it with full potential.
In the 1970s he appeared regularly on PTV as a singer and gave vocals for the popular T.V. program ‘Such Gup’ with his wife, Nayara Noor. He actively collaborated with Nayara throughout 1980 to launch his music albums. After the launch of private satellite channels in 2000, he started his acting career and did some great and remarkable roles such as Chaudhary Saab’s role in the ‘Kis Ke Aye Ge Barat’ series.
His family hails from Uttar Pradesh, India, and after partition moved to Pakistan. His family is largely involved in the media industry. In the 1970s and 1980s, Arjumand Shaheen and Yasmin Wasti were renowned and acclaimed newsreaders, while his brother Shahnawaz Zaidi served at the Fine Arts Department of Punjab University as well as Principal of the College of Fine Arts.
In addition to his academic career, he occasionally acted in dramas on PTV. His wife Nayyara Noor was a popular singer of her time who began her career in 1970 and continued until 1990. They have two sons, Jaffar Zaidi and Nad-e-Ali Zaidi. They both work in the music industry.
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