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Mazhar Munir
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Mazhar Munir

The son of a carpenter and a seamstress, Mazhar Munir was born and raised in London by his Kashmiri immigrant parents. He makes his major motion picture debut in Syriana.

Though mainly self-taught as an actor, he began his career by attending weekly drama workshops at the Theatre Royal Stratford East. It was here that he was contacted by the prestigious Hampstead Theatre in London and offered his first important stage role in Local Boy. It was during this production that he landed an agent. He appeared on several British television series including The Bill, Mile High and the award-winning Doctors, while earning a marketing degree from Middlesex Business School.

Munir speaks several languages including Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi as part of his mixed British and Kashmiri heritage.

When he is a resting actor he continues to educate himself in the arts, takes part in modeling engagements and works closely with children at local primary schools and nurseries.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Mazhar Munir Facts

BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Not available.