Name: Zakir Hussain
Biography: Zakir Hussain is an Indian film and television actor who is better known for his comic and negative roles. Born and brought up in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, Zakir realized his inclination was towards acting during his school days. The actor started off with small time theater acting and further went on to National School of Drama to hone his skills. After being a part of the local theater, Hussain came to Mumbai to work in television and films.
With his impressive acting prowess, Hussain got quick recognition from serials such as Firdaus, Kitty Party, Gaatha. His first big step into the film industry was with Sriram Raghavan’s ‘Ek Hasina Thi’. It was after this that the actor got noticed and landed up with a plump role in Ram Gopal Verma’s ‘Sarkar’. Ever since the actor has been a part of several films in both villainous and comic roles.