Mehmood Akhtar is a famous Pakistani actor who is also a poet. He has written poetry for famous drama serials such as Shiddat, and has also acted in alongside famous Pakistani greats such as Zeba Bakhtiar. He has acted in dramas such as Anarkali, which was a tremendous hit amongst the Pakistani audiences.
He has also acted in Kashkol, another very famous drama serial that ran on PTV. Mehmood Akhtar is considered to be a very popular man amongst his co workers as well, and he has appeared in several TV shows as well. Mahmood's poetry has also become quite popular, but it is his acting that has made him so popular. He is one of the most consistent performers in the Pakistani media. He also acted in Mr. Bhatti on Chutti, a comedy drama that became very famous on its release. His performance was greatly praised.