Adnan Malik is an Pakistani television actor, model, documentary filmmaker, video and music video producer, commercial and music video director, Visual storyteller and former VJ. His documentary Bijli earned him numerous awards including Best Short Film at Kara Film Festival in 2003. Adnan made his television debut as an actor in Sadqay Tumhare, which earned him a Hum Award for Best Actor Popular nomination at 3rd Hum Awards.
Adnan was born in Lahore, Punjab to a Muslim family. His father is a successful doctor. Adnan gets his early education in Lahore, and went on to receives his degree in economics in US but he dropped out and took admission in film-making at Vassar College.
After studying film-making in US, he started working on directing documentaries, such as Why We Fight which cited as one of a "best American Documentary" at Sundance Film Festival 2005. He also once own a t-shirt company "Urban Turban" in NYC. Adnan came back to Pakistan in 2005 and made a short subject documentary Bijli which earned him a great attention and acclaim winning Best Short Film at Kara Film Festival, Delhi Digital Film Festival and was finalist at Students Academy Awards 2003. His second documentary long form Bhuli Hui Hoon Dastaan gave him further success as documentary filmmaker.
TV commercials and Music videos
Adnan has also done modeling with famous clothing brands and was a VJ at MTV. He serves as a associate video producer and behind the scene producer at Coke Studio for four years. Malik then directed and produce numerous tv commercials for Djuice, Telenor, Walls, Toni & Guy, LUX etc. He also directed a music video for Levi's "Mera Bichra Yaar" in collaboration with Strings and Zoe Viccaji which earned him a Best Music Video Director at 11th Lux Style Awards. In 2012 he directed/produced a video My Punjabi Love For You for "Bumbu Sauce", featuring Aamina Sheikh and Rizwan Ali Jaffri. In addition he has also directed Lux Style Awards ceremonies for four years.
Adnan marked his acting debut in 2014 Hum TV's romantic drama serial Sadqay Tumhare opposite Mahira Khan, where he portray Khalil as passionate lover. His performance in serial led him through wide spread acclaim and success, he describes his experience in serial as "personal growth".
Adnan owns a Boutique Media Production House "Adnan Malik Production (AMP)", where Malik directs/produced TV commercials, documentaries, music videos and photography.
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