Talat Hussain Biography

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Talat Hussain biography
Talat Hussain

Talat Hussain is a Pakistani Film/Television/Stage actor. He was born in Delhi, India, His complete name is Talat Hussain Warsi. He is the son of Altaf Hussain Warsi and Shaista Begum. His family migrated to Pakistan in 1947.

Talat Hussain started his career from PTV in 1967. His first television play was Arjumand. In 1972, he moved to England, and joined the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). Talat Hussain's early roles was in Jimmy Perry and David Croft's It Ain't Half Hot Mum. His roles in It Ain't Half Hot Mum was The Club Proprietor (bartender) in Cabaret Time, The Bar Proprietor in DonĂ¢€™t Take the Mickey, The RAF Control Tower Officer in Fight to Jawani alongside Jeffrey Holland and Robin Parkinson. He was also worked for BBC Radio in play Crown Coat.

In the early 1970s, Talat also narrated the translation of the entire Qur'an in the Urdu language, which was then commercially produced on audiotape (and later on Audio CD as well) by the Shalimar Recording Company.

Talat has worked in several foreign films and television drama serials and long plays. He worked in some episodes of Channel Four's television serial Traffik. In 2006, Talat Hussain won the Amanda Award for the Best Supporting Roll category in the Norwegian film Import-eksport. He also starred in Jinnah witch starred Christopher Lee who played Jinnah but Hussain played a refugee.

Talat also lends his voice to the person of Jesus in the Urdu dubbed version of the famous movie Jesus.

Talat married to Rakhshanda in 1972 a professor of University of Karachi. They have three children (two daughters and one son). He is currently working for National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA) in Karachi.

Popular Shows

Aanso, PTV

Arjumand, PTV

Des Perdes, PTV

Hawaaian, PTV

Kashkol, NTM

Perchaiyan, PTV

Tariq bin Ziad, PTV

Traffik, Channel Four

Typist, PTV

Popular Films

Chiragh Jalta Raha


Import-eksport (Norwegian film)

Insan aur Aadmi

Jinnah - The Movie



Sautan Ki Beti (Indian film)


Pride of Performance Award (1982)

Amanda Award (2006) Best Supporting Role - Import Eksport.

Best Actor Gumnan, National Film Awards (1985)

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