Tension between India and Pakistan is not new, ever since Pakistan got separated from India the war like situation was always there. Though there were numerous peace talks and attempts by the political parties over the years, it was the cultural exchange by cinema, TV and music industries which had bonded people of both countries in a big way.
There is a list of numerous Pakistani actors who are today working in India, like Fawad Khan, Javed Sheikh, Mahira Khan, Mawra Hocane to name a few.
But do you know Indian artists too have worked in Pak films and shows.
Here is the list of few popular Indians who have worked in Pakistani films and TV shows.
The famous comedian of Bollywood has done a Pakistani film called Love Mein Gum.
India’s popular TV star of 90s is now a Pakistani actor. His Pakistani serials include dramas like Kabhi Kabhi, Saat Pardo Mein, Pakeeja and Deewana for various Pakistani channels.
Late Sheila Ramani was perhaps the first Indian actress who appeared in a Pakistani film Anokhi in 1959.
The popular Indian character actor and villain also appeared in a film called Sultanat.
The popular heroine and the reigning star of south Indian films in 90s also played a leading lady in a Pakistani film titled Koi Tujh Sa Kahan.
One of India’s most critically-acclaimed actors, Naseer has also done some memorable work in Pakistani films that include Pakistani super hit film Khuda Ke Liye in 2007 and Zinda Bhaag in 2013.
BJP MP and wife of Anupam Kher has done a Pakistani movie Khamosh Pani in 2003.
She was seen in an Indo-Pak production ‘Godfather’ which was a remake of a Hollywood movie of the same name.
Before Shilpa became popular as Bindiya in Shah Rukh Khan’s Chak De India, she made her debut with Pakistani film Khamosh Pani.
She was also a part of the movie ‘Godfather’.
Along with other Indian actors, Preeti too was a part of the movie ‘Godfather’.
Indian villains are quite popular in Pakistan as well. It was the negative role of Akashdeep in a popular serial that got him a Pakistani film called Sultanat.
Nausheen Ali Sardar
Kkusum actress Nausheen Ali Sardar did a film called Main Ek Din Laut Ke Aaonga with Humayun Saeed as the hero.
Gulshan Grover, one of India’s popular villains also played a significant role in Indo-Pakistan production ‘Virsa’.
She too was a part of Main Ek Din Laut Ke Aaonga along with Nausheen.
Kim was also a part of ‘Godfather’.
Shweta is popular face on TV and she has done a Pakistani movie ‘Sultanat’.
Son of BJP MP Raj Babbar has also done a Pakistani film called Virsa.
Arbaaz Khan is an acclaimed actor of Bollywood and brother of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. He has acted in Godfather, a Pakistani film of 2007.
The Indian-origin actress who is based in USA, Deepti’s popular Pakistani shows are Maaney Na Yeh Dil, Ishq Junoon Deewangi, Malaal, Neeyat and Mastana Mahi.
Neha, made her Pakistani debut with ‘Kabhie Pyaar Na Karna’ along with Veena Malik and Zaara Sheikh.
The famous actor of TV industry in India, Sara has done a Pakistani show ‘Ye Kaisi Mohabbat Hai’.