Adeel Akhtar is a prominent film and TV actor from the United Kingdom. He is well known for playing Shahzad in the hit television drama series Murdered by My Father.

Adeel Akhtar Bio

Adeel Akhtar was born to a Pakistani father and a Kenyan mother in London. He was born on 18th September 1980. He is 40 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Virgo. He is British and has a belief in Islam religion. From 1991 to 1994, he attended Cheltenham College Junior School, and from 1994 to 1999, he attended Cheltenham College at Newick House. He earned a law degree before deciding to pursue his passion for performing and enrolling at the Actors Studio Drama School and subsequently The New School in New York.

Full nameAdeel Akhtar
Date of birthSeptember 18, 1980
Age40 years old
Birth placeLondon
Birth signVirgo
Marital StatusMarried (Alexis Burkhe)
Social MediaInstagram/ Twitter
Net WorthAround $1 million
Adeel Akhtar body measurement and more

Adeel stands roughly 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 65 kilograms. He has short, fashionable black hair, as well as light brown eyes that are both attractive and intriguing.

Adeel Akhtar Career

In Chris Morris’s film Four Lions, Akhtar played the foolish Muslim terrorist Faisal. Gupta in The Angelos Epithemiou Show, Maroush in The Dictator, and Smee in Joe Wright’s Pan are among his other humorous roles. Akhtar has also received praise for his dramatic roles. In the BBC miniseries Capital, he portrayed shopkeeper Ahmed with Toby Jones. In the movie, River, he played DS Ira King.

Tv mini series Capital

Michael Hogan of The Daily Telegraph commented in his review of River, “Abi Morgan’s series was wonderfully written, tastefully produced, and most importantly, superbly acted. Supporting cast members who were quieter and less flamboyant shone as well. In 2016, Akhtar starred in the BBC one-off drama Murdered by My Father as Shahzad. For this portrayal, Adeel won the 2017 BAFTA award for Lead Actor, making him the first non-white actor to do so.

In 2017, Adeel also starred as Naveed, the protagonist’s brother, in the American romantic comedy film The Big Sick. He also played Rob Singhal in the critically acclaimed BBC miniseries The Night Manager, based on John le Carré’s novel. His most recent role is Billy in Daisy Haggard and Laura Solon’s critically acclaimed BBC Three series Back to Life, which premiered in 2019. In the autumn of 2016, Adeel became a patron of Half Moon Theatre. In the Netflix series, Sweet Tooth, Adeel played the incredible role of a doctor. 

Sweet Tooth imdb

Adeel Akhtar Awards and nominations

In 2017, Adeel won a British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his part in Murdered by My Father. In 2015, he was nominated for a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Wilson in Channel 4’s Utopia. 

Adeel Akhtar Relationship

Adeel Akhtar was married to Alexis Burke in 2017. 

Adeel Akhtar Social media
Till July 10, 2021Number of AccountAccount nameFollowers
Twitter1Adeel Akhtar4.7k
Adeel Akhtar Net Worth

The net worth of Adeel Akhtar is estimated to be around $1 million as of 2021. 

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