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Adeel Akhtar on being a Muslim funnyman

LONDON: Adeel Akhtar has a face that you could stare at for hours. You might call it hangdog, but in those dark, rather tired eyes there is both a humanity and a sense of humour, a hint of irony and a sense of resignation. It’s a face that has served ...

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First British-Pakistani wins best actor BAFTA

LONDON: British Pakistani actor Adeel Akhtar created history by becoming the first non-white male to win the best actor British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award. The actor was recognised for his powerful depiction of a father, Shahzad, who murders his daughter in a so-called honour killing in ...

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