Meesam Naqvi

Director & Actor

Actor, Performer, Dastan-goi

Meesam Naqvi is a theatre and TV director, who has directed and acted in renowned productions for the National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA) and its Repertory organisation. Notable works include ‘Sultan ka Faisla’, ‘King Lear’, ‘Naik Perveen’, ‘Jungle Mei Mangal Bazaar’, and the production of Vijay Tendulkar’s play, ‘Kamla’, amongst others. Naqvi's love for Urdu literature and story telling brought him to the world of Dastangoi in 2014 along with his two friends Nazr-ul-Hasan and Fawad Khan. The trio tells stories under the banner of Dastango. The group has performed all over Pakistan and abroad, keeping the tradition of dastangoi alive with their extraordinary narrations of stories. Naqvi is currently working as a director at Big Bang Entertainment and winning hearts with TV dramas like ‘Main Aur Tum 2.0’, ‘Betiyan’, and most recently ‘Mayi Ri’. His drama serial ‘Betiyan’ won the Best Long Serial Award at Lux Style Awards 2022. Naqvi holds a diploma in Theatre Arts from NAPA.

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