Akbar Subhani is a famous Pakistani TV and film actor. Akbar started acting in the early 1980's, and was regarded as one of the most handsome men of that time. He also starred in several drama serials of that era. Due to the sad state of the Pakistani cinema industry at that time, Akbar couldn't manage to gain success in movie. However, he became famous for his performance in the drama serial Sitara Aur Mehr Un Nisa in 1992. The drama was a big hit, and he soon got more roles.
Akbar has since then acted in various drama serials, the most famous of them being Perfume Chowk, Aross Paross, Aitbaar and Chaanp Tayyar Hai. Akbar also acted in the telefilm Un Ki Soorat Nazar Aaye Tou, which was directed by Babar Qayyum. Other performances include Harjaee, Mohabbat Kon Rokay and Wardi. He has also expected to appear in an upcoming drama serial on GEO TV. One of his dramas, Perfume Chowk, got the award for the best Drama Serial in 2010.