Shamoon Abbasi (or Shamoon Bin Zubair) is an acclaimed Pakistani television actor and director, who has undertaken major roles in a number of films and television dramas, including Bhai Log (by Syed Faisal Bukhari), Gidh and Coming Soon. Abbasi won the Bronze award for "Best Telefilm" at the 2011 Hum Telefilm Festival Awards, in recognition of Daag Hai Mere Naam Pe.
Best known for his action thrillers in Pakistan, Abbasi directed various adventure shows such as Morven Gold Aventure Bali (a game show shot in Indonesia), Sunsilk 21st Century Woman of Pakistan, Rescue 15 (a show based on a police department), and various reality shows including an acclaimed horror show, "Saaye", based on paranormal activities.
Abbasi was selected by the viewers of Pakistan in a show called Express Acting Challenge, an acting contest in Pakistan. He was the finalist on that show. Later, he became known as an actor on TV, and then a director. His skills include directing, photography, editing, writing, and designing game shows. He is also a strategist for corporate company-based documentaries and in-house videos.
He introduced Humayun Saeed as an action hero for the first time in his play Zeher in Tapal cinema, which Abbasi directed under Yasir Akhtars Telefilms. He later featured Saeed in his action series "Karoron Ka Admi".
Under the name Masshu, Abbasi became popular in 1999 for his serial Kashish, performing as a comic sweet character. In 2011, he starred in two mega hit movies made in Pakistan; Bhai Log and Waar, produced by Mindworks and directed by Bilal Lashari.
Shamoon was previously married to Javeria Abbasi and Humaima Abbasi, both marriages which ended in divorce.
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