Nadeem Baig

Nadeem Baig


Life Story

Nadeem Baig is a Pakistani actor, who has acted in Plaza SquareJln films, television films,TV serials and TV drama. He also anchored a quiz show on Ary Digital TV channel and has played leading roles in more than 200 films in Pakistan.

Nadeem, along with artists _Talat Hussain (I)_, M. Zaheer Khan, Aftab Azeem, Saleem Jafry, and TV producer Iqbal Haider, were all discovered at the Islamia Club,Karachi, Pakistan. He and his friends, Ameer Ahmed Khan and Qasim Siddiqui, won Ambon Plaza SquareJln music award. At one of his musical kit presentations, he was noticed by the then famous singer _Firdousi Begum_. She was impressed by his singing talent and encouraged him to try playback singing in Dhaka 's film industry. Because of his singing talent, he sang a song for an Urdu film called Sehra , the music was composed by _Nisar Bazmi_ . Unfortunately, the film was never released. Nadeem traveled to Dhaka for a cultural trip, organized by the Islamia Club,Karachi, where he got a chance to sing a song in Captain Ehtisham's new film Chakori (1967) . Captain was making a low budget black and white film, because his previous color film, Sagar ,had flopped at the box-office. At the time of casting, he chose Shabana as the heroine and an East Pakistani ( Bengali ) film actor Azeem as the hero. But Azeem refused to work in the film because he was offered a very small amount of money to act in the film.


Farzana Baig (28 September 1969 - present) (2 children)


He married Farzana Baig on 28th September, 1969, the only daughter of acclaimed film director Ehtesham, who was also the director of his debut film Chakori (1967). He has two sons with her, Faisal and Farhan.
Nadeem Baig resides in Karachi, Pakistan with his wife Farzana Baig and their two sons, Farhan, a film director, and Faisal, a music producer.
He started his film career as a playback singer. His debut film as playback singer is Kaise Kahoon (1965), directed by acclaimed director Sadiq Khan, singing alongside legendary singer Ferdausi Rahman.
His debut film as an actor is Chakori (1967). Acclaimed director Ehtesham was looking for a new face to star opposite Shabana when singer Ferdausi Rahman introduced Nadeem Baig to him. Both Shabana and Nadeem Baig shot to stardom after Chakori (1967) was released and this film eventually launched both of their career in the film industry.


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