Zia Mohyeddin Biography – Age, Career, And Films

Published on Nov 17, 2023 by


Zia Mohyeddin Biography

Zia Mohyeddin was born on 20th June 1931 in Lyallpur, British India (now Faisalabad) Pakistan. He is a British-Pakistani actor, producer, director, and television broadcaster. He has worked in such famous movies that he earned a lot of fame and popularity. He is also considered a respected name in the world of theatre. One is niece Ainy Jaffry is a notable name in the Showbiz industry. He also performed the role in the Pakistani film and TV industry. He has worked for more than 5 years in England.


20th June 1931



Birth Place

Lyallpur, Faisalabad, Pakistan




Television actor, producer, director, and television broadcaster

Years Active


Marital Status


Zia Mohyeddin Career:

Zia Mohyeddin is a well-known name of the industry from the British. He has made his name in the industry from the theatre. He has also performed in the Pakistani film and TV industry.

Zia has started his career from stage roles. He has worked in some historical dramas includes Julies Caesar and some others. A personality like Zia has caught everyone and he has earned roles very easily. In 1960, he got a chance in a role in the passage to India and then made his debut film, “Lawernce of Arabia” in 1962. He played the role of Tafas. He also got offers from America that were on the minds of the people of America for a long time.

He had also worked in American series, including Danger Man and the Dead Man Walks. In other series named Sir Francis Drake, he also got a chance to play the role of King Philip of Spain. He performs this in the episodes, Visits to Spain. His performance becomes the source of high fame and popularity.

Zia Mohyeddin Films:

  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • The Sailor from Gibraltar
  • Bombay Talks
  • Some Lovers to Some Beloveds
  • Zia Mohyeddin TV Shows:
  • Danger Man
  • The Champion
  • The Adventures of Sir Drake

Return to Pakistan:

After his career, Zia came back to Pakistan in 1960 and started his show named “The Mohyeddin Show“. It was the first talk show in Pakistan. He also works as a producer, director, and actor in Pakistan. Due to this, Zia was appointed as the director of PIA Arts Academy in 1973, he has worked there for four years in Bhutto’s regime.

After this, Zia could not stay in the country due to differences with Zia ul Haq and went back to England and started work in one of the famous programs Here and Now. Zia has also earned the name Speaking Urdu poetry and famous Urdu Writers and gave their work.

His style has attracted millions of listeners. His Urdu recitations are easily available on the internet.

Zia Mohyeddin Height, Weight, Eye Color, and Hair Color:

  • Height: 6 feet
  • Weight: 76 KG
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black

Zia Mohyeddin Niece:

Zia Mohyeddin is a well-known name in the industry. His niece Ainy Jaffri is a talented Pakistani actress and model who is also a part of the Showbiz industry for a long time. She is blessed with amazing acting skills and beautiful face features. She is also another big name in the Showbiz industry.

Zia Mohyeddin is considered as the Legend of the country:

Zia Mohyeddin is one of the famous names of the industry. He has started his career in stage roles after that he started his career in theatre. He got a role in British after that he came back to Pakistan and started his career. He is considered the national hero of the Nation. He has done many works in Urdu. He is considered as the Legend of the industry.

Zia Mohyeddin Favorites:

  • Favorite Food: Desi Food, vegetables
  • Favorite Destination: Pakistan, British
  • Favorite Color: White
  • Hobbies: Reading Books, Writing

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