Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 70

Birthday 1952-11-13

Place of Birth Bahawalpur, Pakistan

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Life Support(6 episodes) as Dr. Kamran Blake
2018 The Woman in White(5 episodes) as Erasmus Nash
2017 Bancroft(4 episodes) as DCS Alan Taheeri
2017 Halal Daddy as Amir Aziz
2017 Sherlock: The Final Problem as Prison Governor
2016 Mirzya as Suchitra's Father
2016 The Infiltrator as Akbar Bilgrami
2015 Arthur & George(3 episodes) as Reverend Shapurji Edalji
2015 Indian Summers(2 episodes)
2013 Diana as Samunder
2013 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag as Sampooran Singh
2011 Borgia(24 episodes) as Francesc Gacet
2011 Homeland(1 episode) as Bunny
2011 Ghosted
2010 Upstairs Downstairs(9 episodes) as Mr. Amanjit Singh
2010 The Nativity(4 episodes) as Nicolaus
2010 Sherlock(1 episode) as Prison Governor
2010 Ben Hur(2 episodes) as Ilderim
2010 The Wolfman as Singh
2010 Three Act Tragedy as Sir Bartholomew Strange
2009 Hotel as Shahid Mazari
2008 Dean Spanley as Swami Nala Prash
2008 Franklyn as Tarrant
2007 Inspector Lewis(1 episode)
2006 Nina's Heavenly Delights as Raj Khanna
2006 Mayo(1 episode)
2005 Doctor Who(1 episode) as Ilin
2004 Doc Martin(1 episode) as John Rahmanzai
2003 Tempo as George Maldonado
2003 New Tricks(1 episode)
2002 The British Empire in Color as Narrator
2001 Messiah(4 episodes) as DCS Michael Emerson
2001 Murder in Mind(1 episode) as Paul Asher
2001 Hotel! as Radochek Zeigler
2001 The Knights Templar(4 episodes) as Himself - Narrator
2001 Fun at the Funeral Parlour(1 episode)
2000 In the Beginning(2 episodes) as Rameses II
2000 Second Sight(2 episodes)
1999 Cleopatra(2 episodes) as Olympos
1999 Vicious Circle as Harrison
1998 Cold Feet(8 episodes) as Eddie Zubayr
1998 Side Streets as Bipin Raj
1998 Unfinished Business(12 episodes)
1997 Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing as Ramzi Ahmed Yousef
1996 Goodness Gracious Me(2 episodes)
1996 Dalziel and Pascoe(2 episodes)
1995 A Kid in King Arthur's Court as Lord Belasco
1995 Clockwork Mice as Laney
1995 Uncovered as Alvaro
1994 The Wimbledon Poisoner(2 episodes) as Karim Jackson
1994 True Lies as Salim Abu Aziz
1993 Peak Practice(1 episode)
1992 Hostage as Khalim
1992 Year of the Comet as Nico
1992 City of Joy as Ashok Ghatak
1992 Turtle Beach as Kanan
1988 Hothouse(7 episodes)
1987 The Living Daylights as Kamran Shah
1986 Harem(1 episode) as Tarik Pasha
1986 Harem as Tarik Pasha
1985 Underworld as Fluke
1984 A Passage to India as Ali
1984 The Jewel in the Crown(14 episodes) as Hari Kumar
1983 Chessgame(1 episode) as Farouk
1981 Bergerac(1 episode)
1980 Richard's Things
1980 The Gentle Touch(1 episode)
1979 Minder(1 episode)
1971 Upstairs, Downstairs(0 episodes)
1967 Natural World(1 episode) as Narrator

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