Actor, scriptwriter, host and a thespian talent with an equally strong comical side, Yasir Hussain is one of the most adept artists working in the entertainment industry at present. Hosting The After Moon Show these days, a talk show that invites over two celebrities every week, Yasir has tapped into a number of creative mediums including theatre, television and film while his skill set continues to grow.
Known for theatre productions such as Anwar Maqsood’s Aangan Terha, Pawney 14 August and Sawa 14 August as well as films such as Wajahat Rauf’s Karachi Se Lahore and its sequel Lahore Se Aagey, here Yasir shares some unknown fun facts from his personal and professional life.
Big Break: Aangan Terha
Crazy fact # 1: Whenever I see clean water, I jump into it no matter how deep it is.
Crazy fact # 2: I allow my friends to come to place at any hour of the day.
Theatre, television or cinema
Thoughts on cinema
The industry needs a strategy; I hope it doesn’t die down due to channel rivalry.
The most embarrassing thing in your closet
A jewelry box that has almonds and pistachios in it.
Weirdest thing you’ve heard about yourself
I’m a bad actor
Best director to work with
Wajahat Rauf and Dawar Mehmood
Acting or hosting