Thursday, June 23, 2011


Real name of Shakeel is Yusuf Kamal. He migrated to Karachi, Pakistan, along with his family in 1952. Young Yusuf had a flair for acting since his childhood. During his school days in Karachi, Yusuf regularly participated in the extra curricular activities. Soon after graduation, Yusuf made his presence felt in stage plays as well. Yusuf Kamal changed his name to Shakeel and debuted in the 1966 film, ‘Honehar.' Essentially, Shakeel is a natural actor, who applies himself earnestly as a professional duty. This actor, with a incredibly shrinking hairline, has journeyed from being a heartthrobe for teenage girls to being an Uncle for the same.