Saleem Nasir

Name Saleem Nasir
Nationality Pakistani
Date of Birth 15th November 1944
Place of Birth Nagpur, Maharashtra, British India
Famous For Acting

Saleem Nasir, Actors (TV) is famous for Acting, Pakistani celebrity. Born on 15th November 1944

Saleem Nasir was a Pakistani film and TV actor. He was a pashto speaking pakhtoon who was master in Urdu. His real name was Syed Shair Khan and belonged from Mardan (Adina) but was born in Nagpur, India as his mother belonged from there. With his experience in film and television acting, he developed mastery in artistic skills and built a phenomenal career on being versatile. He did justice to every role that was offered to him. He also published his own entertainment magazine, TV Tempo and was leading force behind another magazine TV Times.

Born to an educated family, Salim Nasir had all the ingredients necessary to fulfill his ambition in any given profession. He had a successful career in Public Relations, with Defence Housing Authority, Karachi. His family is his wife, two daughters and a son.


Zaib-un-nisa was an enjoyable and sharp surprise. Other cast: Waheed Murad, Shamim Ara, Aaliya. Director, Fareed Ahmed
In Aangan Terha, Salim Nasir played the role of a servant, Akbar, who used to be a dancer, before being hired as a servant by a retired Civil servant, Shakeel, dubbed as Mehboob Ahmed.
Other cast: Bushra Ansari, Shakeel, Arshad Mehmood. Director: Qaiser Farooq. Writer: Anwar Maqsood.

In Dastak, he played the role of a very austere and rigid lawyer. Other cast: Ayaz Naik, Shazia Akhtar, Qazi Wajid.
In Un Kahi he played an authoritative role. It is a story of ordinary people trying to make it against all odds.
Other cast: Shehnaz Sheikh,Shakeel,Javed Sheikh, and young Jibran. Director: Shoaib Mansoor/ Mohsin Ali. Writer: Haseena Moin

In Nishan-e-Haider", he played the title role of Captain Sarwar Shaheed.[
In Aakhri Chatan, he played the role of Sultan Jalal ad-Din Manguberdi
In view of his uncommon talent and magnetic personality, Salim Nasir was the guest in Anwar Maqsood's stage show, Silver Jubilee, in 1983.

At the age of 45 years, Nasir suffered a heart attack on 24th September 1989. On Thursday, October 19 he experienced signs of extreme heart congestion around noon. He was rushed to hospital but expired before any medical treatment could be provided.