During the past several years, television in Pakistan has seen dramatic growth in terms of the introduction of talented actors and actresses as well as the quality of production. The positive growth has meant greater opportunities for making a career in show business for people of age groups, whether they specialize in serious or comedic acting.
Barkatullah has been an actor who has proven himself as highly talented during the past few years and has appeared in a number of quality productions in prominent roles. He was cast in the play 'Zara Ki Kahani', one of the plays in the drama series 'Woh Chaar', which was aired on Hum TV. The play was directed by renowned actress turned director Angeline Malik.
He also acted in the telefilm 'Daagh Hai Meray Naam Per', which aired on Hum TV. The telefilm was directed by actor and director Shamoon Abbasi. In the on screen venture, Barkatullah shared the screen with seasoned actors like Jahanzeb Gorchani, Shamoon Abbasi and Humaima Malik.