Javed Sheikh is perhaps the most prolific actor to grace the Pakistani media industry. Not only has he been concerned with Lollywood, but his exploits in the media industry has led him to be cast in to several Bollywood films as well. Javed Sheikh debuted in Pakistani cinema in 1974, in the film Dhamaka.
Since then, he has amassed over 100 Urdu films to his name so far. He took up directing in 1995 with Mushkil, and then later directed the big budget Yeh Dil Aapka Hua, in which he also played a supporting role. In 2005, he swithced to acting in Bollywood films, making appearances in Shikhar and Jaan-e-Man. In 2007, he acted in Om Shanti Om and Namaste London, both of which were tremendous hits.