Popular Pakistan TV Actor and Writer Ather Shah Khan Jedi

Athar Shah Khan Jedi

Ather Shah Khan is a multitalented, multi-faceted artist, who emphasized Pakistani Media, Literature and Performing arts in the whole world and positioned Pakistan in World Encyclopedias.

Ather Shah Khan, famously known by his own created drama character JEDI, is a blessing to Pakistan media industry. Ather Shah Khan is a Writer, Director, Producer and Poet of Radio, TV, Stage, Film and Literature. He is a great Urdu poet. His poetry ranges from serious to satirical comedy.

Ather started his career from writing for Radio, and wrote around 700 plays, among which ‘Jedi Kay Sang’ was his hit serial. He is well known for his satirical comedy. The satire in his poetry is the epitome of deep observation of society, time, life and people.

His comical character of Jedi, which brought him great fame and the love of people, was also highly acknowledged not only by the great actors of that time, like Talat Hussain, Subhani Bayounus etc. but also by social intellectuals. The innocence of the character of Jedi was a satire on our society.

The comical character of Jedi was rated the second best character after Ratan Nath Sarshar’s “Khoji”.

Ather Shah Khan was awarded the Pride of Performance (the most prestigious award of Pakistan) Award in 2000 for his creativity and effort in awakening the society and flourishing arts, media and literature of Pakistan. Ather Shah Khan is indeed a great inspiration for us and for the generations to come.


Popular Pakistan TV Actor Subhani Ba Younas

Subhani Ba Younis

‘Old is Gold’, once said by an unknown wise man, holds true in case of the great Pakistani actor, Subhani Ba Younas. Born in 1931, in Aurangabad of Hyderabad Deccan, Subhani was a Hyderabadi Muslim of Hadhrami Chaush cast.

Subhani Ba Younas started hi Media career from radio. He was a great Voice artist. He used to do the Radio plays of Khwaja Moinuddin, which were later scripted for TV also. One of the Khwaja Moinuddin’s play, which made Mr. Subhani very famous was Lal Kilay se Lalo khait tak and Taleem-e-Balighaan. Both these plays were later on scripted and produced for TV on PTV channel.

Mr. Subhani, during his acting career on PTV, did some fabulous roles in dramas like Lal Kilay se Lalo Khait Tak, Taleem-e-Balighaan, Qisa Chahar Darweish, Mirza Ghalib Bandar Road Par, Labbaik, Khuda ki Basti, Do duni Paanch and Tanhaiyan.

Mr. Subhani was very skilled at doing mystery roles. He did a lot of suspense and mystery dramas, both on Radio and TV. It is said that Subhani also did Ibn-e-Safi series. He is known as Inspector Zuberi, in Ali Zafar Jaffri’s mystery series. Unfortunately, we lost this great actor and a wonderful human being , on the eve of May 30, 2006,at the age of 75 years, in Karahi, Pakistan. Mr. Subhani Ba Younas will be missed always. His son Akbar Subhani is also an actor like him.