In 1984, a newcomer in Pakistan television network’s Drama serial “Mousam” rocked Pakistani television industry with his cool looks and command over his work. This newcomer is now known as Ajab Gull who was born in Peshawar and entered in showbiz after doing his masters in Pashto from University of Peshawar.
He worked in famous TV serials with renowned directors of Television like Jahanzeb Sohail, Masud Ahmad Shah from PTV Peshawar center and Rashid Dar and Nusrat Thakur from PTV Lahore center in “Mausam”, “Faislay”, “Suraj kay saath saath” and “Pyaas” respectively. He also worked in Punjabi serial “Kicker kanday” directed by saleem tahir.
Ajab Gul suddenly was hit and was picked by Silver Screen for which working was Ajab Gull’s dream. He considered films larger than life and it was his goal, which was achieved. First Film he got was Pashto film DATO-PAKHT (Language of Gun) released in 1987 in which Ajab Gull showed his talent. In 1989 his first Urdu film was released which was directed by Mumtaz Ali Khan and the film was “Qayamat say Qayamat”. He gives credit to Mumtaz Ali Khan to be his Mentor and in acting, he is inspired by Dilip Kumar.
After acting Ajab Gull decided to become a film director and announced his debut film in 2001 with the Title of “ Khoye ho Tum Kahan” it was an experience in Pakistani cinema as this film was based on an American novel and the treatment given to the film was Action Thriller.
This experience went successful when film was released. It was a mega hit and got almost all Cine awards in Pakistan.
After the success of his First directorial film he decided to direct one more film which was “Kyun Tum Say Itna Pyaar Hai” which again was a massive hit and the specialty of this film was this that it was his Second film as a director but It became his Debut as Music Director and Script Writer. He wrote story of the film and composed the music of this film, which also was praised by the audiences and critics.
His Popular Movies are:
Godfather: The legend continues
Mein ek din Lout Kay Aaoon ga
Kyun tum say Itna Pyaar hay
Khoey Ho Tum Kahan
Darindagi aka Vacious
Qayamat Say Qayamat Tak
With his showbiz activities, Ajab Gull also started an N.G.O named “Hamza Foundation” under which he Launched Hamza Foundation Welfare Hospital that focuses on prevention and treatment of blood related diseases in kids, which debilitate and kill millions of infants and children every year.