Adeel Akhtar (born 18 September 1980) is a British actor. In 2017, he won a British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his role in Murdered by My Father.
Akhtar was born in London, to a Pakistani father and a Kenyan mother. He was educated at Cheltenham College Junior School from 1991 to 1994 and then moved to Cheltenham College in Newick House from 1994 to 1999. He originally completed a degree in law, but decided to follow his passion and change to acting, training at the Actors Studio Drama School, then within The New School, in New York.
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Ali & Ava
A contemporary British love story explores class, race and age.
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Jamie New wants to be a drag queen. Jamie knows that he is going to be a sensation even though he is uncertain about his future. Jamie was supported by his loving mom and his amazing friends who helpe...
When the world is ravaged by a catastrophic event, a group of humans and animal-children hybrid are searching for answers.
While searching for her missing mother, intrepid teen Enola Holmes uses her sleuthing skills to outsmart her big brother and help a runaway lord.
He brings his American wife and kids to England to explore new business opportunities, because he is an ambitious businessman. After abandoning the sanctuary of their safe American suburban surroundin...
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After attending a gathering on a billionaire's yacht during a European vacation, a New York cop and his wife become prime suspects when he's murdered.
Raagni - The Movie
RAAAGNI THE MOVIE - is a British bilingual film for cinema release, dialogues (English /Urdu, though mainly in English). The film is set in London and is based on the struggles of an unknown aspiring ...
Back to Life
It will be hard for her to integrate back into her old life after eighteen years.
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Swimming with Men
A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team.
A security consultant is looking for someone to kill. They play a game of cat-and-mouse because they are obsessed with each other.
France was founded in 1814. Jean Valjean, a common thief, is released from prison after having lived a hell in life for 19 years, but a small mistake puts the law again on his trail. Inspector Javert ...
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Victoria & Abdul
The young Indian clerk was befriended by Queen Victoria.
There are unexplained occurrences in Los Angeles and a skeptic is forced to work with a believer.
The Big Sick
The cultures of Kumail and Emily clash as they fall in love. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true ...
Emily Walters is an American widow living in the idyllic Hampstead Village of London. Donald has lived in a ramshackle hut near the edge of the forest for 17 years. Donald's property becomes Emily's p...
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The Night Manager
The intelligence community has an alliance with the secret arms trade. Pine needs to become a criminal in order to get into the inner circle of Richard Onslow Roper.
Murdered by My Father
Every parent wants the best for their kids, and Shahzad is no exception. Ever since his wife died he's been trying to keep his two kids Salma and Hassan on track. Salma is growing up quickly, and Shah...
Newly arrived in town Nat and Gabe accept a dinner invitation from the volatile Hungarian Helene and her boorish husband Sasha. Whilst the other guests, ex-Bananarama member Marty, Angie, who 'makes b...
The Last Dragonslayer
An orphan teen discovers she can become a dragonslayer in a fantasy world where magic is being lost.
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Peter was living in a London orphanage when he was whisked away to the world of Neverland. James Hook and Tigerlily are new friends. They have to work together. Peter Pan was the hero after he was dis...
Government officials practice their response and decisions in a simulated escalation of nuclear threat.
John River, a gifted cop with a troubled mind, struggles to come to terms with the recent loss of a colleague, and chases a suspect across London, with tragic consequences. The mother of a murdered te...
Capital is a portrait of a road in South London that used to be the home of modest lower-middle class families and has been continuously gentrified into a street of multimillion pound houses. On one d...
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The comedy is about two brothers, both wonderful chefs, who fall out. The family recipe book is torn in half at the end of the dispute, with one brother getting the starter and the other getting the m...
Oona, a recent graduate in anthropology, has returned to her dead mother’s seaside cottage in southern England to prepare it for sale. Her arrival disturbs Mani, a wary vagrant who has been squatting ...
Film follows two friends attempting to rob a petrol station, but are so useless that they end up working there all night.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
MP's wife Celia discovers her husband's true colours when she is taken hostage by his criminal business associates.
The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode...
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A fast-paced character-oriented story, focuses on the lives and loves of the young assistant district attorneys in New York, following their career paths as these passionate but naive ADAs are confron...
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