Mohsin Abbas Haider has made quite a name for himself in the Pakistani Media. That was inevitable, given how talented the man is. He is an actor, a singer, a rapper, a lyricist, a radio show host and a DJ. He has also done comedy skits and was a news anchor at one time. Not only that, but he is actually very good at what he does. Needless to say, we are very impressed with the man.
Mohsin is originally from Faisalabad. He worked for City FM 89 Faisalabad, while still studying for his Masters at Government College University, Faisalabad. He then made his way to Karachi to join the National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA) where he studied contemporary and classical music as well as training vocally under Ustaad Salamat Ali Khan and Nafees Ahmed.
It was in Karachi that he landed a job at Apna Karachi FM 107 radio while sending out resumes for Television work. From there on, there was no looking back. Mohsin Abbas Haider has made a successful career for himself in both music and television.
Here are our top five picks where Mohsin Abbas Haider has astounded us with his versatility as an entertainer
Bhagat Singh – BNN
Out of all the stints Mohsin Abbas Haider has done in political satire shows, our favorite is Bhagat Singh from Banana News Network. Mohsin Abbas Haider has a flair for comedy that had us laughing along as he played the role of Bhagat Singh, a Punjabi Sikh reporter from the BNN team. Bhagat Singh talked fast, passionately and often nonsensically and we loved it.
DJ and Rapper – Mazaak Raat
Mohsin Abbas Haider works as a DJ for the television talk show Mazaak Raat on Dunya News. Seeing he loves music is evident as he starts rolling out the beats, musical verses, and raps which we all clap and bob our heads to. Haider looks like he is having a lot of fun and we can attest that we are enjoying ourselves a lot listening to him.
Radio Talk Show Host
He worked as an RJ for FM 89, Faisalabad and after moving to Karachi continued working in radio for the radio station, Apna Karachi FM 107. His radio career spans eight years in all. As an RJ, he is witty, energetic and there is never a dull minute listening to him.
Moon – Na Maloom Afraad
Mohsin Abbas Haider plays Moon, a loudmouthed, high-spirited individual who is intent on getting rich the shady way and going to Dubai. He made his debut onto the silver screen with this role. Hyper, reckless and politically incorrect, Mohsin Abbas Haider played Moon superbly. He earned a nomination for Best Film Actor for his role as Moon at the 14th Lux Style Awards.
Singer & Lyricist – Coke Studio
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Mohsin Abbas Haider composes and sings his own songs, releasing Bay Parwa Dhola as his debut song.
He also made his Coke Studio debut with his song Uddi Ja, which he penned himself. The song was beautiful and completely encompassed us as we listened to Haider’s rich singing. Both fans and critics lauded Haider’s soulful performance at the Coke Studio and we can’t wait to hear more from him.
Mohsin Abbas Haider is a self-made man in his own words, and his hard work is evident in everything he does. He is passionate about his work and it shows. We have high hopes for him and wait in anticipation for what he has in store for us next.
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