Director, screenwriter, actor and humorist, Faisal Qureshi has a number of comedy dramas, commercials and music videos to his credit. The Ali Zafar and Maya Ali-starrer Teefa in Trouble, directed by Ahsan Rahim, which released worldwide on July 20, marks Faisal’s comeback as an actor post cinema revival of the country. Faisal, who is known for his wit and comic timing, essays the role of Tony Dot Shah and Teefa’s (Ali Zafar) friend in the romantic action comedy, Teefa in Trouble that is doing wonders on the box office. The last time the comedian teamed up with Ahsan and Ali was back in 2002 for Abrar ul Haq’s ‘Preeto’.
Here Faisal shares some fun facts…
Age: Of innocence
Hometown: Home is where your heart is.
Big Break: Chunky KitKat
Crazy fact # 1: Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being a book most often stolen from public libraries.
Crazy fact # 2: Nearly a 3rd (32 per cent) of people (age 18-24) use social networking in the bathroom.
Thoughts on love:
Love doesn’t let you think.
On working with Ali Zafar:
Didn’t feel like work. It was more like time spent with a good friend. (At his expense.)
Best director to work with:
Ahsan Rahim. (Ahsan! Now you have to praise me in your next interview.)
The most embarrassing thing in your closet:
Describe Teefa in Trouble in 3 words?
1) Teefa 2) in 3) Trouble
What scares you the most?
Even scared about sayingit out loud
– Photography by Rizwan of Deevees