Junaid Sheikh

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Junaid Sheikh
Born (1984-07-31) 31 July 1984 (age 36)
Occupation Film actor, model
Parent(s)Sheikh Riyaz Ahmed
Shamas Ul Nissa

Junaid Sheikh (born 31 July 1984) is an Indian film actor and an international model. [1] [2] Since 2010, Junaid has starred in many commercially successful films in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam as an Antagonist.

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His athletic and muscular physique has made him a natural choice for villainous roles. Juniad's acting talent completely justify the critical responsibility. He easily looks every bit a standard Bollywood bad guy with a character, intriguing and engaging the film fans quite easily. [1]

Early life and education

Junaid was born in Jammu, to entrepreneurs Sheikh Riyaz Ahmed and Shamas Ul Nissa. His high schooling was in Presentation Convent High School at Jammu. He graduated in Information Technology from Manipal University. After that, he took his masters in Business Administration(MBA) in International Business from Arizona.

Career

Modeling

  1. He started as an international model and later walked ramps with designers of International repute. South India’s leading fashion designer Hari Anand being one among them.
  2. Show stopper for Sharad and Soniya in 2011 in Pune Fashion week [3]
  3. Show stopper for Hari Anand in 2013 in Kerala International Fashion week
  4. Show stopper for Hari Anand in Citadel Fashion Fiesta 2014. [4]
  5. Fashion Icon for Kerala Fashion League, held on 27 May 2015.

Acting

He began to focus afresh for building a career in the film industry, which led to his joining Mumbai's Barry John's Acting Studio. His first assignment came in the role of a villain in Telugu film Mr.Intelligent, in 2010. It was an experience he cherished. In the next five years, Juniad has done over ten movies in Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil. He came in contact with illustrious film personalities and had cornered the opportunity of working with people like Mahesh Babu, Vijay, Jayaram, Suresh Gopi, B. Unni Krishnan, Joshiy [5] and Mohanlal.

In 2015, he signed for a Hollywood project. Producers are Shravan Kumar and Anirup Sharma under American banner "Sky Innovation". The director of the movie is Sai Kumar Yadav. [6]

Television

YearTitleChannelLanguageNotesref
2015VishwaroopamFLOWERS TV Malayalam TV debut [1]

Filmography

YearFilmRoleLanguageNotes
2010Pappu Mr. IntelligentRanga Telugu
2011 Dhada Michael Telugu
Dookudu Junaid Telugu
Velayudham Abu Salim Tamil
2012 I Love Me Albert Malayalam
2014 Salaam Kashmier Abu Hamza Malayalam
2015 Temper Shiva Telugu
Laila O Laila Dilawar Malayalam

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